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.
The Hoffman Estates Park District would like to commend Girl Scout Cadette Troop #40348 from Service Unit 406 for building and placing a Little Lending Library in its Sycamore Park and also one at Bison Bluff playground in Schaumburg.
Prime members will also have access to the Kindle Owners' Lending Library, which allows them to borrow one book from the Kindle catalog.
There are currently 204 theses on horn and related brass topics available to IHS members through our lending library, and more titles are added each year.
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.
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