Originally Posted by geneven
This library question is really an interesting one. If everyone can just sit at their computer at home and get current books from the library to read on their e-readers, why ever buy books?
For the same reasons that many people prefer to buy best-sellers at a bookstore, and don't borrow them from the library:
1. Popular books tend to have long waiting lists at libraries, and that applies to eBooks just as much as it does to paper books.
2. People want to keep the book permanently.