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Overdue Books

Couple Threatened With Jail For Overdue Library Books

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 04.15.2016 | Crime

A Michigan couple faces more than three months in jail and hundreds of dollars in penalties for two overdue library books. Catherine and Melvin Duren...

Library Sends Cops To 5-Year-Old's Home For Late Books

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 01.04.2012 | Books

A five-year-old girl from Charlton, Mass. burst into tears after a local library sent Police Sergeant Dan Dowd to her house to retrieve the child's tw...

Overdue Books Land Iowa Man 10 Days In Jail

Posted 11.07.2011 | Crime

"Crime and Punishment" just jumped to the top of Christopher Anspach's reading list. An Iowa court sentenced Anspach to 10 days in county jail for ...

Mom Upset About Racy Teen Books, Refuses To Return Them To Florida Library

Orlando Sentinel | Rachel Jackson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Longwood parent Tina Harden was so disturbed by references to sex and drugs and foul language in the world of fictional teenager Jenny Humphrey that s...