Thursday, October 21, 2021

An immediate success …

… Singer and Artist Solange Debuts Free Library of Rare Books by Black Authors | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine. (Hat tip, Rus Bowden.)

Each loan lasts 45 days. Users are limited to checking out one title each, according to instructions on Saint Heron’s Instagrampage. (As of Tuesday, all of the library’s books had already been reserved, leading at least one Instagram commentator to inquire about a waiting list.) Books will be sent to readers’ homes with the cost of shipping and return included in postage, ensuring the service remains free, reports Valentina Di Liscia for Hyperallergic.

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