You know that book you've checked out of the library multiple times now? You've even checked it out on your card for someone else? You've proselytized about it to friends and neighbors? You know right where it is on the shelf at the library?
If you want to, need to, and simply must own it, click here to find a list of independent booksellers near you who might have it.
Because while the Friends, too, are book lovers, pilfering library books IS frowned upon.