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Vancouver Public Library hosts speed dating for bookworms
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Caleb Lee participated the Vancouver library's version of speed dating. This article was published more than 9 years ago. Some information in it may no longer be current. If you're looking for love and you'd rather cuddle up with a book than belly up to a singles bar, read on. Picture yourself in a basement room at the central branch of the Vancouver Public Library the night before or after Valentine's Day, tables covered with tablecloths, soft rock playing in the background.
The chronically single and serial daters of today are certainly not lacking in ways to meet potential matches, with the plethora of online dating sites, speed dating events, millionaires' clubs and dating shows like The Bachelor to help in their quests for "the one. VPL's free-of-charge Read Dating program, a cross between speed dating and a book club, started this past November when 52 singles paired up for 4-minute mini-date rotations, each armed with a favourite book or CD and assigned a book-themed pseudonym to add some humour to the necessary act of protecting one's privacy. Related: Are humans or the internet better at matchmaking? Although Burma isn't aware of any love connections made as a result of Read Dating, there has been a lot of positive feedback from the participants.