THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING

Library lacks means to repair old tomes

Bernard A. Margolis (left) looked with Beth Prindle and Earle Havens at the Scroll of Esther at the Boston Public Library.
By Brian MacQuarrie
Globe Staff / October 6, 2006

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Deep within the labyrinthine shelves, stacks, and corridors of the Boston Public Library in Copley Square is a small room that the staff calls the ``book hospital." It's a place where spines are replaced, broken parts are mended, and aging is reversed. (Full article: 913 words)

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