Borrow Books From Library

Updated: Oct 2



I came up with idea for this mod while making Bookworm aspiration. It was quick and fun to do it :) First Sim needs to go to Library and talk to Librarian to sign in. Then each time they want to borrow a book, they first need to talk to librarian. Librarian is available in the library only during the day (I think between 8 am – 10 pm? ).



You can borrow only 1 book at a time. It costs 0$.

Remember to return the book on time (until buff expires). If you don’t, you’ll pay regular fee of 5$. To return the book, just click on it and choose interaction.

There is also phone interaction to extend the loan period of borrowed book and an interaction with librarian to pay a fee for a lost book (this will allow to borrow books again without the need to return borrowed earlier book).


I think it adds a small bit of realism to the game and finally makes libraries functional :D



One known thing that I can’t change – once you borrow a book, you can actually return any book that you have, library won’t care ;D what's important - you returned the book, that's it.

Requires only base game.


Languages:

  • English (by me, default)

  • Polish (by me)

  • French (by Kimiko Soma)

  • Chinese (by Aimeng)

  • Simplified Chinese (by AJia)

  • Dutch (by Kimberley)

  • Spanish (by Enzo)

  • Portuguese (by qlaqercoixsa)


Conflicts:

Mod is not overriding any file so should not cause any conflicts. However, the length of buffs may vary if you use Meaningful Stories by roBurky.


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Change Log:

02/10/2021:

  • Added interaction to extend the loan period of borrowed book (phone interaction)

  • Added interaction with librarian to pay a fee for a lost book (this will allow to borrow books again without the need to return borrowed earlier book). I know that you can return any book in fact but I thought that it's more realistic ;)

22/07/2021 - updated for July 20th Patch

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