Originally Posted by xg4bx
in defense of the publishers however nobody forced libraries to become the free version of blockbuster and carry video games, cds and dvds. i'm sure that eats up a few bucks that could be used on books.
A library carrying DVDs or CDs is no different than a library carrying fiction. It's just entertainment.
If you really want the library to go back to its roots, it should carry only nonfiction, reference, and classics.