No more bookstores? Books go around

No more bookstores? Books go around
No more bookstores? Books go around

Since 2016, at the initiative of a few villagers who love reading, Saligos has offered a book box in the bus shelter in the middle of the village. It continues to function well, although the village is out of the way. The reason for this is perhaps the presence of the Toy bakery which makes organic bread and pastries, as one Valley resident explains: “every time I go to get my bread on Tuesday and Friday, I take a look there. to see if there are any books I like.”

When the Plume bookstore closed in Esquièze, for personal reasons, customers felt a lack because it was the only bookstore in Pays Toy. But, for several weeks, the town has installed another book box in front of the Carrefour Market™. This curist comes there regularly. “It’s not worth a bookstore. There isn’t the richness of encounters like at Plume, but I hate digital technology and reading on a screen. I sometimes find books that interest me there and I make exchanges. I also try not to order online. Note that when Plume closed, the “Entre Plumes” association was born with the aim of opening an associative bookstore. She is looking for premises to rent in Luz or Esquièze. Word to the wise…

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