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Returning a Library Book on Shabbat

When I return a book I put it in a bin, and a (nonJewish) worker later takes it from the bin, and scans it into the computer as "returned." As such, can I return a library book on Shabbat?
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Halacha for a lending library dealing with publishers' stipulations

I operate a free book-lending library which is funded by donations of money and of books. Somebody donated some books to the library that state inside that it is not permissible for libraries to lend ...
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Can I improve something I borrow?

If I borrow something may I do something which I believe improves that thing, without the owners consent? For example if I borrow a library book and find an error in one of the facts printed there can ...