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Library Book + Dog + Tape = Bad Idea

This was a book that was damaged by a dog, and “fixed” with packing tape by a patron. And this is also why the staff at the library will often stress that patrons should not attempt their own repairs of library books. The “repair” often does more damage than helps, and won’t actually save you from […]

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*impotent scream of rage* File this away in “Bad Ideas to Not Repeat in Modern Times.” From: Huntting, H. R., co., inc., Springfield, Mass. Book Mending; Some Short Cuts And Labor Saving Devices. Springfield, Mass.: The H. R. Huntting company, 1938.