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Jayne Lello <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 08:13:11 -0400
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... such optimism and good natured suggestions ....

On Tue, Jun 21, 2016 at 4:24 PM, Kyle Neugebauer <
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> Cost saving measure:  Stockpile the sand emptied out of books to spread on
> the sidewalks this winter.
>
> Kyle
>
> Kyle Neugebauer
> Library Director
> Thomas Memorial Library
> 6 Scott Dyer Road
> Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107
> 207-619-6790
> [log in to unmask]
>
> On Tue, Jun 21, 2016 at 4:14 PM, ddevou <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > Hi Everyone,
> >
> >
> >
> > It's that wonderful time of year again when patrons take our beloved
> > Library
> > books to the beach. After a glorious day of sun and sand, the weary
> patron
> > is so content and blissful that they do not notice pockets of sand now
> > contained within the cover of the treasured library volume.  That state
> of
> > bliss and joy lasts long enough for them to drive back to the Library and
> > deposit the book in the drop box.
> >
> >
> >
> > And that is where we can assist one another.
> >
> >
> >
> > It would be great if we all could be extra helpful and empty the sand out
> > of
> > the books before sending them back to their home libraries.  We all know
> > what prolonged grains of sand can do to a book cover - those wonderful
> dots
> > that make a new book feel like a braille edition.  I know it takes time
> to
> > take the mylar covers off and brush the sand out, so let's make a game of
> > it!  The library with the largest sand pile at the end of August wins.
> > Prizes to be announced.
> >
> >
> >
> > Thank you for your help and assistance.
> >
> >
> >
> > Darcel
> >
> >
> >
> > Darcel DeVou
> >
> > Circulation Manager
> >
> > Gray Public Library
> >
> > 5 Hancock St.
> >
> > Gray, ME 04039
> >
> > 207-657-4110
> >
> > [log in to unmask]
> >
> >
> >
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