What is another word for lending library?

Pronunciation: [lˈɛndɪŋ lˈa͡ɪbɹəɹi] (IPA)

A lending library is a wonderful facility that allows people to borrow books and other materials without having to purchase them outright. However, there are many different terms that can be used to describe this type of institution. Some of the most common synonyms for lending library include free library, circulating library, public library, subscription library, rental library, and book bank. Each of these terms highlights a different aspect of the lending library, such as its accessibility, ownership, or support system. No matter what you call it, a lending library is an essential resource for anyone who loves books and wants to access them without breaking the bank.

What are the hypernyms for Lending library?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    library, resource center, borrowing institution.

Famous quotes with Lending library

  • Never - never in my whole life - has my head spun as much from a book as it did with Rosenberg’s . Not because his writings were exceptionally profound, difficult to comprehend or emotionally overwhelming, but because Clemens hammered on my head with the book for minutes on end. (Clemens and Weser were the principal torturers of the Jews in Dresden, and they were generally differentiated as the Hitter and the Spitter.) ‘How dare a Jewish pig like you presume to read a book of this kind?’ Clemens yelled. To him it seemed like the desecration of a consecrated wafer. ‘How dare you have a book here from the lending library?’ Only the fact that the volume had demonstrably been borrowed in the name of my Aryan wife, and, moreover, that the sheet of notes which accompanied it was torn up without being deciphered, saved me at the time from the concentration camp.
    Victor Klemperer

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