Weekly visits to the public library were a big event when I was a kid.
The ancient Carnegie Public Library was my favorite, with the lemon scent of its ancient wood floors and the regal stone lions surmounting the entrance.
Some friends laugh at me today, but I constantly preach about the wealth of free entertainment, education and useful information available at public libraries for those willing to simply walk through the doors.
Heck, you don’t even have to go to a library building anymore to reap the benefits.
Free online library services have become commonplace in both urban and rural regions.
Take a look at the following list and see how you can start making the most of all the free services offered by public libraries.
Your library’s audio book collection likely includes much more than “books,” however. You can frequently find old radio programs, foreign language lessons, instructional and motivational CDs or tapes and much more. It’s a great way to preview the work and decide if you want to buy the product, particularly in the case of an expensive language series.