Visit the city's award-winning library

Hey, so I did this crazy thing the other night.

I came home from work (after sitting in front of a computer all day) and literally just stood in the living room for 10 minutes. I guess I might have been in some sort of daze, I don’t know? The point is, I didn’t sit, I just stood there. And I did this for about 10 minutes and it felt great!

Then, I went to the library. I went to the library to pick up my weekly order of books and Blu-ray films. Oh yeah, that’s right, since the beginning of this year, I have spent zero dollars on movies (except for when I go to the theater for new releases). So, I quit Netlflix, I canceled Hulu, I happily disconnected Amazon Video and I continue to ignore every Redbox outside of Walgreens. I do this because I can watch movies for free every single day of the week and pay nothing. Many people don’t know this, which baffles me.

Maybe something else you don’t know: did you know, our library is an award-winning library? If you didn’t, now you do. And if you don’t have a library card, please go out and get one (it literally costs nothing because it’s free)! You can thank me later, if you want, at the library — I’m usually the one just standing there in the middle of the main area, staring at the ceiling and everything else because it’s so amazing. Yeah.

Mike Kleine

Cedar Rapids

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