The Guardian reports today about the opening of The Vinyl Library - a vinyl-only lending library. A real, honest-to-god, library! Founded by north Londoners, Elly Rendall and Sophie Austin, they were simply looking for a way to improve their collections & access to good records.
"We were DJing UK garage sets," begins Austin, who until recently worked in advertising, "and we wanted to build up our vinyl collection. We didn't have the budget to buy a whole new collection, there's no vinyl in libraries any more and we have quite eclectic tastes, so we thought: 'Wouldn't it be great to have a vinyl library?'"
Read the article here.