Tennessee: Friends of Library Group to Open Bookstore in Airport
From the Times Free Press (Chattanooga, TN):
Friends of the [Chattanooga Public] Library, calling the business model a first for an airport nationally, will lease about 750 square feet in the lower level of the terminal where it will sell books.
William Sundquist, chairman of the group that supports Chattanooga Public Library, said plans are to provide books which will be mainly donated or are library discards.
The store will be unmanned with sales done on “the honor system,” he said, permitting buyers to pay either in cash or with a credit card.
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