Shanghai Public Library Book Exchange

eReading Room Shanghai Lbrary

Today my traveling companions visited the Shanghai Public Library. It features the coolest maker space in a library I've seen to date. It also has an eBook room replete with tablets for checkout and a large monitor catalog. Every record features a QR Code. Snap a picture and the eBook checks out to you and is instantly available on your device. 

By the end of the visit the employee who toured us around the library and I had set up a Chinese - English book exchange. Our gently used English books for their gently used Chinese books. A win-win for both our customers.

Gary Shaffer

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