Using libraries during quarantine

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Library pandemic procedures: What you should know.

In my efforts to read the New York Times top 10 books of 2020 before April 1, I’ve been using a combination of ways to acquire those books, some of them were purchased on Amazon courtesy of a gift card I received for the holidays, but I’ve also placed holds on all of them through my local library. As you can imagine, if they were rated New York Times top 10, there is a bit of a queue for some of the books. The result has been a steady pace of acquiring the books, moving them to the top of my to-read pile, as there is a clock ticking for them, and banging them out before I move on to those that I’ve read. You may believe, at this point, that I’ve digressed from the point of this particular blog post, which is library practices during quarantine, but I have a point.

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It’s that time of year…NYT book list season

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So excited for the New York Times top 10 on Monday. But, in the meantime, a list of 100 books from the year.

Welcome one and all to the list that makes me gush, rush to multiple bookstores and publish Amazon lists in the hopes that one or two of the people who would like to purchase me Christmas gifts will take a peep at the list and purchase me one of these gems. I also LOVE the satisfaction of going through the list and seeing which books I’ve already read. OK, so I’m getting a little ahead of myself. Let’s start at the beginning.

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