You can buy a lot of Kindles for that

My daughter Bethan and I were driving home from town last month and we saw the Gloucestershire Mobile Library parked up in a layby. I said “Don’t they know the world has changed, you can buy an awful lot of kindles for that” I did a quick calculation and estimated it must cost £250,000 per year to run the mobile library – staff costs, bus costs, fuel, books, insurance etc. You can buy 2,500 Kindles for that, give them to all the people who borrow from the library plus free…

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