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Tom Siebold redistributes books from other libraries to the Collier County Library on Orange Blossom Drive on Thursday, January 3, 2012 in Naples, Fla. As more bookstores close, libraries are adapting to consumer trends. The book collections include copies of the latest bestsellers as well as digital book copies for e-readers.

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Dania Maxwell/Staff Tom Siebold redistributes books from other libraries to the Collier County Library on Orange Blossom Drive on Thursday, January 3, 2012 in Naples, Fla. As more bookstores close, libraries are adapting to consumer trends. The book collections include copies of the latest bestsellers as well as digital book copies for e-readers.

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Nicholas Villate, 7, reads a book on one of the sofa chairs while people peruse the new fiction shelves at the Collier County Library on Orange Blossom Drive on Thursday, January 3, 2012 in Naples, Fla. Villate's mother, Kathy Morris (not pictured) uses the library frequently because it is a free resource. As more bookstores close, libraries are adapting to consumer trends. Book collections include copies of the latest bestsellers as well as digital books for e-readers.
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Kathy Nikolic restocks books at the Collier County Library on Orange Blossom Drive on Thursday, January 3, 2012 in Naples, Fla. As more bookstores close, libraries are adapting to consumer trends. Book collections include copies of the latest bestsellers as well as digital books for e-readers.
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John Paulus reads a book at the Collier County Library on Orange Blossom Drive on Thursday, January 3, 2012 in Naples, Fla. Paulus says he likes to read at the library as it is peaceful. As more bookstores close, libraries are adapting to consumer trends. Book collections include copies of the latest bestsellers as well as digital book copies for e-readers.
  • Dania Maxwell/Staff
Tom Siebold redistributes books from other libraries to the Collier County Library on Orange Blossom Drive on Thursday, January 3, 2012 in Naples, Fla. As more bookstores close, libraries are adapting to consumer trends. The book collections include copies of the latest bestsellers as well as digital book copies for e-readers.

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