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lending library
American English: /ˈlɛndɪŋ ˌlaɪbrəri/

Translation of lending library in Spanish:

noun

  • biblioteca (feminine) pública
    (en la que se permite sacar libros en préstamo)
    Example sentences
    • We can only hope this includes restocking the lending library with lots of new books.
    • In 1860 a lending library was begun and in 1966 the biggest book club operation in Britain began.
    • Despite being a little costlier than using the conventional libraries, the lending libraries are prospering.

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