Thursday, September 20, 2012

One man's DIY lending library

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Nanie Guanlao has been running an informal library in Manila for 12 years - and he’s determined to share his books with as many people as possible.

The idea is simple. Readers can take as many books as they want, for as long as they want - even permanently. As Guanlao says: “The only rule is that there are no rules.”

It’s a policy you might assume would end very quickly - with Guanlao having no books at all.

But in fact, in the 12 years he’s been running his library - or, in his words, his book club - he’s found that his collection has grown rather than diminished, as more and more people donate to the cause.

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