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Public Library video game lending experiment…

LibIt looks like lending out video games at libraries works, this is very encouraging I think…John Scalzo writes – “It has been one year since the “Great Video Game Experiment” was started at the public library where I work. And in those twelve months I’d have to say it has gone as good as anyone could have hoped. In the end, the numbers don’t lie, and a success is all this experiment can be called.” [via] Link.

8 thoughts on “Public Library video game lending experiment…

  1. Actually, this isn’t a totally new concept, the public library where I live (Bismarck Public Library, in Bismarck, ND) used to have Atari 2600 cartridges available to check out back in the late 80’s (when I was a kid) and possibly earlier. They had all the classic 2600 carts like Pitfall, Frogger, and such, I’d check them out often. Unfortunately, they stopped doing this a while ago, and never continuned it with the coming of newer game consoles. It’s good to see another library doing the same… :)

  2. Actually, this isn’t a totally new concept, the public library where I live (Bismarck Public Library, in Bismarck, ND) used to have Atari 2600 cartridges available to check out back in the late 80’s (when I was a kid) and possibly earlier. They had all the classic 2600 carts like Pitfall, Frogger, and such, I’d check them out often. Unfortunately, they stopped doing this a while ago, and never continuned it with the coming of newer game consoles. It’s good to see another library doing the same… :)

  3. This must only be a new concept for america, because Down here in Australia, We’ve been able to rent out Software and games for PC and Consoles for quite a few years…….

  4.  I had visited at this place and you will get the all the game that  you want .The library has a great collection of the game and they also suggest us also .

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