Sunday, March 29, 2009

The Library!

I finally went to the library today! I have lived here for way too long to have never gotten a library card! I finally decided we needed to go in there and get a card. I like to buy books, but there are a lot that I want to read that I just don't want to spend the money on. I used to practically LIVE in the the library in my hometown!

It felt great to be in a library again! I just love seeing all of those books! And they have tons of audio books, cds, and DVDs too. I had jotted down a couple books to look into, so I got my card and then started looking through the shelves! I ended up with four books to start with.

And man...things have changed. I did 'self checkout' with my books and got a printed receipt with my due date. I was in awe. I must be making myself sound old! Or maybe just showing that I really haven't been to the library for a long time!

It was nice to see that you get 28 days when you check out a book, too. At the library I went to growing up, you only got 14. Getting almost a month is definitely nice -- I can get quite a few at a time, and not have to worry about getting downtown to return them too often!

So yes...I was a little giddy about going to the library! And I'm excited to dig into the books I got!


  1. Nice! After the wedding and we're all moved in our new house, I should maybe get a library card too...I cant get myself to buy books and I have a tendency of only reading books once anyway! When I got books in PI, I always had to renew them because I could never get them read by the time they were due! haha. And holy cow your A-Z list is filling up fast!!

  2. Yay! I love the library. 28 days is great. We get 21 days which is usually not a problem unless like this past week I get 5 requested books in all at the same time.

  3. So exciting, Katie! And you don't sound old - just, as you said, in awe. We get 21 days at our library, too. Then we can renew for an additional 21 days if necessary. I also LOVE the library for all the kids books!

  4. I'm looking forward to exploring the kids section to see what they have!

    We didn't have a ton of time, and since I had my daughter with me I didn't want to push my luck staying too long. So I'm sure I'll be back there soon to check it all out a little more :)