7 DECEMBER 1889, Page 30

.[TO THE EDITOR Or THE "SPECTATOR. " ] SIR, — Will you allow me

to suggest to your correspondent that the true way to provide a village library is to subscribe to the Popular Book Club, Acre Square, Park Road, Clapham,

S.W. ? As far as my experience goes, the supply is as good and as varied as can be desired. The Librarian will give all information required.—I am, Sir, &c.,