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Categories and templates
Hello I have been operating on Historical fiction, space opera, military science fiction, fantasy fiction these past years. My main concern is since many of those categories are very good... lists of pieces of art, I think and ask: can templates be implemented in some way in categories and vice versa? I found this problem and concern that when I tried merging space opera and military science fiction with list of list of space opera media and list of military science fiction. Many editors opposed and reverted, while actually these categories serve as wonderful lists of historical and fantasy things and can coexist positively with templates and can light off wikipedia of many unused lists.
- Thanks and kindest regards:
Entry on subscription libraries
This entry states that subscription libraries were the same as proprietary libraries. There is a fundamental difference. To join a subscription library you simply paid an annual subscription, a membership fee. To join a proprietary library you first had to purchase stock, a share. You were an owner. The term encompassing both types was social library. See 
RFCs on citations templates and the flagging free-to-read sources
- Wikipedia:Village pump (proposals)#Access locks: Visual Design RFC
- Wikipedia:Village pump (proposals)#Access Locks: Citation Template Behaviour RFC
Libraries or library systems are notable
In my opinion, any public library system should be deemed Wikipedia-notable, as most museums, courthouses, and many other public organizations with buildings are. Sometimes we don't need to have an article about a separate library if it can be covered in a library system article, I suppose.
Please see ongoing AFDs:
- Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Town 'N Country Regional Library
- Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Gadsden County Public Library System