Saturday, January 14, 2012

Library Loot

Library Loot for me has sharp limitations imposed by the TBR Dare I've accepted.  Basically I can't check anything out, but since I'm also trying to read all the Cybils finalists this year I've exempted them.  And if I need something for book club I'll give myself another pass.  But this means that everything I get from the library I get from the hold shelf (and a few books I requested last year will come through this way) -- no browsing, no grabs from the New and Interesting display, no impulses.

Sigh.  But it gives me a chance to get my unwieldy piles of books under some pretense of control.

Anyway, the hold shelf served up a nice load this Thursday:

This brings me to a total of 51 items out on my card, which includes a few CDs.  And two overdue books that I'm hurrying to finish.  Maybe by the end of this month that number will approach something reasonable, and I'll be able to fit all my library books into the two shelves devoted to them.  I'll go share my Library Loot at the event co-hosted by Claire from the Captive Reader (this week's host) and Marg from The Adventures of an Intrepid Reader, where all the library addicts compare their treasures.


Claire (The Captive Reader) said...

What discipline you have! Still, at least you get to visit the library sometimes, as your holds come in. That must be better than complete withdrawl!

Kim Van Sickler said...

Wow! You're quite a reader. Are you one of those people that gets by on about four hours of sleep? Thanks for stopping by the Swagger blog!

MotherReader said...

My library card only holds 50 checkouts, which was only really an issue at Cybils time. Sounds like you have a lot to read, but I can promise that at least the picture book will be fast - and fun too.