Washington County Library patrons wil...

Washington County Library patrons will be able to access books ...

There are 1 comment on the TwinCities.com story from Dec 10, 2009, titled Washington County Library patrons will be able to access books .... In it, TwinCities.com reports that:

A new Washington County Library location is scheduled to open in Hugo in February with no books and no librarians.

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Numbers Man

Saint Paul, MN

#1 Dec 10, 2009
The Forest Lake branch of the library is just 5 miles north of the Hugo city hall. A car that gets 25 mpg could make 30,000 round trips to the library with gas at $2.50/gallon. If 5 people use the kiosk every day (unlikely) it would take 16.5 years to make up the cost of the kiosk ($30,000) just in gas money terms (not to mention kiosk maintenance and book delivery costs). My bet is that in 16.5 years we will be on our 4th kiosk.

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