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Woman Makes Incredible Discovery In Library Book

Newser | Posted 09.10.2013 | Books

What many of us end up with after checking a book out of the library: a fine for returning it late. What one woman ended up with: a long-lost half sis...

Library Book Returned 33 Years Later, From 7,000 Miles Away

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 08.26.2013 | Books

When teachers returned to a Michigan school after summer vacation Friday, they were greeted with a surprising package, and a reminder of the positive ...

How Much Are the Fines for a Book 31 Years Late?

Summer Pierre | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Summer Pierre

I am about to return a book that is 31 years late. I checked it out of my school's library when I was in 3rd grade. I can't imagine the fines. I hope that my recent donations of art and books to their fundraising auctions will soften the blow, as well as a heartfelt note of apology, but how do you calculate such a bill?

How Much Is The Library Fine On A 122 Year Late Book? | Posted 08.21.2011 | Books

A first-edition copy of Charles Darwin's "Insectivorous Plants" borrowed from the Camden School of Arts' library on Jan. 30, 1889, was finally returne...

Library Book Returned After76 Years

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. — Mark McKee can finally rest easy after returning a library book that he borrowed 76 years ago. In 1934, then aged 13, Mc...

'Death List' Found In Fifth Grader's Library Book

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

BUTLER, Pa. — School administrators say a Pennsylvania fifth-grader made a "death list" with a dozen names written on it and stuck it inside a l...

Library Book Returned 45 Years Late

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Staff at the Dinnington library are used to people bringing books back late but the package they received last month was in a class of its own....

Walsenburg Student Returns Library Books Half Century Late

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Phoenix (AP)--A high school librarian in Phoenix says a former student at the school returned two overdue books checked out 51 years ago along with a ...