New York Public Library's "Book Train" Conveyor System (Video)


New York Public Library's "Book Train" Conveyor System (Video)

Okay. Full disclosure. Kindle can bring you more books faster than you could check them out of the library. Truth. But damn if this is not much, much more geek-chic cool. I mean... It's a book train! LOOK!

The New York Public Library announced they have completed its conveyor system for requested media. The $2.6 million system uses 24 carts to truck books through the library's 11 levels to the Rose Reading Room. Here's how it works, and what it's like to ride inside one.

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