lending library

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lend·ing library

A library from which books may be borrowed or rented for a minimal fee. Also called circulating library.

lending library

1. (Library Science & Bibliography) Also called (esp US): circulating library the department of a public library providing books for use outside the building
2. (Library Science & Bibliography) a small commercial library

lend′ing li`brary

1. a library whose books and other materials can be borrowed.
2. a commercial library that rents materials for a fee.
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Noun1.lending library - library that provides books for use outside the building
depository library, library - a depository built to contain books and other materials for reading and study

lending library

nbiblioteca (con servizio di prestito di libri)
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He borrowed books from the small lending library which the town possessed and began reading all the wonderful things that Hayward spoke of.
Residents in the Ottawa area will now be able to borrow musical instruments from two Ottawa Public Library branches, courtesy of the Sun Life Financial Musical Instrument Lending Library program the first of its kind in the region.
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Kristin Thelander is the coordinator of the Thesis Lending Library and houses the collection at the University of Iowa.
This was the Central Lending Library and a year later it was followed by Birmingham Reference Free Library.
13 at the college's Library & Learning Resource Center, an expected 1,000 Ventura College students will borrow up to three textbooks each for the semester through the Textbook Lending Library program.
We're the oldest English-language lending library in Dubai, and we have a large selection of fiction, non fiction, science and fantasy fiction, travel books, cookery books and books for children.
On Friday, they will be at Huddersfield Lending Library from 9am to noon.
Shildon Model Railway club launches a month-long programme of activities on Saturday, with a model railway layout in the lending library from 10am to 3pm.
McQuaid, a Hardwick resident who writes about gardening for Turley Publications and is a horticulturist for Old Sturbridge Village, has helped create the seed lending library within the Paige Library.
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