A common question in libraries is, “If a book is in need of repair what should I do with it?” Please do not tape it back together. Just let a staff member know it needs attention. Most likely, you would not be charged for the damages but this is not guaranteed.
Books needing mending are marked for staff to inspect. We look to see how bad the damages are. Then we decide if it would be better to just replace the book or spend time mending it. Many books could have nine lives if mending is done early enough. Some books do go to the book graveyard.Read More