The Waverly Council Library took to Twitter to share a note from a patron who returned a copy of Philosophy for Beginners by Richard Osborne…25 YEARS LATE! When they finally returned the book, the patron included a nice handwritten note:
How could we be mad? pic.twitter.com/ESzgBGtq52
— Waverley Council (@WaverleyCouncil) September 25, 2019
At the rate of 30 cents per day for overdue books, this forgetful library patron would be facing a bill for about $2,700. Luckily for them, most libraries cap fines at $10-20.
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Did the borrower take twenty-five-years to finish the book? Did they initially steal it before having a change of heart? Did they just forget about it all this time?
Who knows? One thing’s for sure, Waverly Council Library is just glad to have Philosophy for Beginners back on its shelves. “How could we be mad?” their tweet about the situation reads.
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