SIZZLING Mad – Hunt for the RECIPE Snipper

search engines person shares this story from the Bloomington (IL) Public Library:

Librarians first noticed pages were missing from several cookbooks last summer. Since then they have pulled nearly 100 cookbooks from circulation because of missing or damaged pages – an estimated loss of $2,000.

Librarians said many of the books are out-of-print and might be irreplaceable.

Update: 12/15 14:51 EST by R: I posted this yesterday, but will post again, since there’s a follow-up story. BPL (MPOE) has had an outpouring of support, with donations of cash and books. More here, and a picture of some of the damaged books here.