The Story of the Greater Victoria Public Library’s Secret Zine-Trading Library

Tori Marlan follows the story of the secret zine-trading library found in the Greater Victoria Public Library’s copy of Handpicked Tours of North America: A Motorist’s Guide to Scenic Routes and Fascinating Places in Canada and the USA on Capital Daily, via Neatorama:

Pulling the book off the shelf, she hadn’t noticed that it was missing a barcode or that it was lighter than one might have expected for a hardcover of its size. She did, however, notice a couple of zines tumbling to the floor. She remembers thinking, bookmarks—or that someone might have slipped the photocopied booklets of self-published art and writing between the shelved books.

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