Spike in Library Card Applications After Kindle Announcement

The announcement that Amazon Kindle users will now be able to “borrow” eBooks for free from the Arlington Public Library web site caused an apparent spike in library card applications.

Spokesman Peter Golkin said that the library received 150 library card application following the Kindle announcement.

“Usually that number would be 20-30,” Golkin said.

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