Book Vending Machine Offers Solution For Struggling Library

Jan. 16, 2013

A book-dispensing vending machine is being considered as part of a temporary solution in Kansas for a Monticello branch of the Johnson County Library while money is being raised for construction, according to the Shawnee Dispatch. The kiosk could hold over 2,000 books and would cost $760,000. Most of the reading material would be geared for children. The machine would satisfy a requirement that the library use the land by 2020. Full article. 


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Bethlehem, Pa. Library Installs Book Vending Machine In Community Center

May 23, 2012
The Hanover Township Community Center in Hanover Township, Pa. has a new book vending machine operated by the Bethlehem Area Public Library that accepts a library card.