This Colorado library lets patrons check out packets of seeds

Read the full story at Grist.

In these computer-obsessed days, when books are falling out of favor, libraries are getting more creative. They’re getting in on e-readers, letting kids borrow dolls, and helping patrons garden by lending out packets of seeds.

Yes, lending. Borrowers can’t exactly grow seeds and return the exact same ones, but this library in Colorado has figured out a way around that fact of life.

NPR originally reported the story.

 

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Laura B.

I'm the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center's Sustainability Information Curator, which is a fancy way of saying embedded librarian. I'm also Executive Director of the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable. When not writing for Environmental News Bits, I'm an avid reader. Visit Laura's Reads to see what I'm currently reading.

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