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    BookCrossing

    I just found this site, and it looks pretty cool.

    http://bookcrossing.com/

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    Re:BookCrossing

    that is what happens when your country doesn't have a decent public library system..

    Honestly, what does this do that a public library doesn't - aside it not being timelimited as such, and the selection being much poorer (compared to the danish public library system)

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    Re:BookCrossing

    [quote author=Lovechild link=board=17;threadid=9725;start=0#msg88359 date=1093553466]
    that is what happens when your country doesn't have a decent public library system..

    Honestly, what does this do that a public library doesn't - aside it not being timelimited as such, and the selection being much poorer (compared to the danish public library system)
    [/quote]
    I do not think this project aims to replace libraries. the objective is quite different. I think the frame of mind is to get a sense of satisfaction by introducing a book you love to a stranger. Libraries have nothing to do with this.

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    Re:BookCrossing

    I saw this a while ago, and think this is a great idea. Libraries are a great idea as well. But with this if you REALLY love the book you can keep it, or at least keep it longer than you could with a library. And it encourages donations more than a library does.

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