Public library will lend out people as ‘living books’

Public library will lend out people as ‘living books’

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We’ve seen some innovative initiatives undertaken by libraries in recent months involving iPads, augmented reality and beer. Not until just recently, however, had we come across a library that lends out human beings as well as more traditional media. Sure enough, a new public library soon to open in Surrey, B.C., will do just that as a way to supplement books with local human expertise.

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