Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Are You Freaking Kidding Me: Library Edition

To access my local public library online, even just to browse the library's collection, I need to enter my fourteen digit library card number and a four digit PIN. That means if my wallet got stolen, it would be as hard for the thief to get into my library account as my bank account.

This level of security seems unnecessary. Who do they think is going to break into my library account? As if anyone besides me cares how many people are in front of me to get The Girl Who Played With Fire.

The library doesn't even let me pick my PIN. That means I have to remember a total of 18 numbers just to see if my branch has a copy of Never Let Me Go. Ridiculous.

Have you read any good books lately?


  1. Our library is the same - in the account number anyway. Mine is under my last name and the account number. It is kind of ridiculous.

    I'm reading American Wife, the fictionalized account of Laura Bush's life. It's fascinating!

  2. Never Let me Go was AMAZING!

    I'm reading a biography of Rebecca West and a fantasy novel called A Clash of Kings.


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