Please Request "Raising Chickens for Dummies" at your local library!

Discussion in 'BYC Website & Forum Feedback & Announcements' started by Nifty-Chicken, Sep 4, 2009.

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  1. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    Please contact your local library and request that they order a few copies of "Raising Chickens for Dummies"!

    Imagine if every member contacted their local library and got a few copies on the shelves? Then when peeps are looking for info on how to raise backyard chickens guess which website they will see on the cover? [​IMG]

    It's really easy to do! My wife just requested the book be added to our regional libray online and it took her about 3 minutes.

    You could also give them a call or visit and put in a request.

    Here's the info you need!

    Title: Raising Chickens for Dummies
    Authors: Kimberley Willis & Rob Ludlow

    # ISBN-10: 0470465441
    # ISBN-13: 978-0470465448
     
  2. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

  3. eggsrcool

    eggsrcool Sussex Fanatic

    I'll do it soon--- is it available in England- sorry I dont know [​IMG] Oh I just found it on a website [​IMG]
     
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  4. fowltemptress

    fowltemptress Frugal Fan Club President

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    Goodness . . . sorry. I meant to hit "Will do it soon," but accidentally hit "Nope." [​IMG]
     
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  5. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

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    Why don't we also call Barnes & Nobel and the other book stores to see if they carry it? Enough calls and they surely will order some.
     
  6. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    Hopefully all the B&N, Borders, & Walden stores will already have them (or have them soon)... but it doesn't hurt to ask! [​IMG]

    Getting them in the libraries is super easy with no cost to request it. Hopefully if all our members put in the requests now they will be in the libraries by next Spring so all the new peeps at the libraries will find their way here! [​IMG]
     
  7. Cherlyn

    Cherlyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just requested it at the Cambridge City Library here in England. [​IMG]

    ~Cherlyn
     
  8. <3<3 I <3 Chickens <3<3

    <3<3 I <3 Chickens <3<3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    why DO we request it, not that I won't, but WHY?
     
  9. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    So it will be available at the libraries for checkout.

    Many people don't have access to computers / internet, so having the book as a resource at the library for free is a great opportunity!
     
  10. Crusty McPottydoodle

    Crusty McPottydoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Done - Vancouver Public Library

    Our bylaw is in the process of being rewritten and the demand for chicken raising books far outweighs the supply.

    Hopefully, they can order it in. Unfortunately, our government has decided to drastically cut library funding, so we shall see.
     

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