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    The books of a public library are...

    Hello.

    The books of a public library are the property of the public, so great care sould be taken of them.

    Are there any errors in this sentence?

    Great care should be taken of the books of a public library which are the property of the public.

    Are there any errors in this sentence?

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    Re: The books of a public library are...

    I'd say:
    The books in a public library are public property/belong to the (general) public
    I'd use a comma after library in the second

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