Archive for July 12th, 2015

These Are Not the Book Drops You Are Looking For

The Vassar Library could be a model for J.K. Rowling’s work:

Vassar Library - front

Vassar Library – front

A closer look at the jarringly contemporary containers along the mid-left edge of that picture:

Vassar Library - Trash and recycling containers

Vassar Library – Trash and recycling containers

Pop quiz: How many books did they find in the trash before they added the placards?

Bonus: How much did that reduce the burn rate? It’s surely still nonzero, because nobody reads instructions. Right?

Double bonus: Does the real book drop sport a “This is NOT a trash can” placard?