A library for bicycles? 

A newly opened library of sorts in one Camden County municipality is offering bicycles to its residents. 

David Madden
May 26, 2018 - 10:00 pm
NJ Bike Library

David Madden | KYW Newsradio

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BLACKWOOD, NJ (KYW Newsradio) --  Libraries lend out books, for the most part. But a newly opened library of sorts in one Camden County municipality is offering bicycles to its residents. 
    
Fifty donated or discarded bikes have been refurbished and are being offered, free, to those in Gloucester Township who sign up for the GTWheels Sustainable Bike Library. Mayor David Mayer.
    
"All they have to do is go onto our website, fill out a form or come here in person to the Regan Building, fill out a form, and they will receive a bicycle as well as a helmet for those that need a helmet," township Mayor David Mayer told KYW Newsradio.
    
Hopes are in time to have 200 bicycles available under the program. By the way, there's no set return date. So Mayer says people could keep them as long as they want. 
    
This will be part of a growing network of such facilities in Camden County, which helped Gloucester Township open this facility.
    
"This will be the fourth local bike share program supported by the county in Camden County, including two in Camden City and also one in Pennsauken Township," said Freeholder Bill Moen.
    
Hopes are to convince other locales to get on board.