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Overdue Library Book

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 ...

WHOA: Looooong Overdue Library Book Returned (With Late Fees)

Posted 07.25.2013 | Good News

A self-proclaimed "slow reader" surprised a library in Ohio by returning an overdue book -- 41 years late. Champaign County Library posted a pictu...

Library Book Returned 55 Years Late

AP | Posted 04.08.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — A long overdue book has finally been returned to the New York Public Library – 55 years late. The Daily News ( ) says the biog...

Overdue Book Returned To NYC Library 55 Years Late

DNAinfo | Posted 02.05.2013 | New York

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — That would be one heck of a late fee. The Fort Washington Branch of the New York Public Library has finally received its cop...

Teen Banned From Homecoming Dance For Overdue Library Book

Posted 10.17.2012 | Education

Florida high school freshman Dominique Stearns has the perfect new dress and shiny shoes ready for her first homecoming dance -- a dance that she's no...

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?

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...

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....

Colorado Library Has Teen Arrested For Failing To Return A DVD

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A 19-year-old from Littleton, Colorado has been arrested for failing to promptly return a DVD to the local public library. Henson says the $30 DVD wa...