Have you ever found a pattern somewhere online, only to realize that you would have to buy an entire book to access a single pattern? (Sorry KnitPicks, you are very much at fault here!) In the days of the internet, it is easy to forget a great resource... the local library! When I was a kid, I was a frequent visitor to the local public library. Why should that change now that I'm an adult? Searching through the catalog of the Cambridge Public Library, I was able to locate every single knitting book I have been interested in flipping though.
New Plan: Go to the local branch, get a library card, start reserving knitting books online!
Update! Getting the library card was fast and easy. I've already filled up my queue with 18 different yarn-craft related books. I cannot wait!