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Library users check out tools

July 20, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CDT
Ralph Mandarino, right, hands assistant circulation coordinator Laney Corrado a tool to check out at the Grosse Pointe Central Library in Grosse Pointe, Mich. In a number of communities across the U.S., it’s possible to borrow tools, musical instruments, fishing poles and much more from the local public library. Libraries see the programs as a new way to offer residents a chance to learn, just not necessarily with a book.

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