Library Book Returned 25 Years Late!

Library Book Returned 25 Years Late!

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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.   Image via Amazon.com   Did the borrower take twenty-five-years to finish the …

A Rockin’ Librarian Ignites the Web With Her Third Song

A Rockin’ Librarian Ignites the Web With Her Third Song

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Will this rockin’ librarian’s debut song be a hit? Hopefully, because if kids don’t get the message, then we have a public service warning for you about a “beautiful and talented librarian” so upset that she’s ransacking hallways in an effort to locate overdue library books. Looks like your school library books—from Harry Potter Books to The Hunger Games (Yes, even The Magic Tree House books), all have to be returned to librarian Mary Evelyn Smith at Liberty Elementary in Worthington, Ohio, before school lets out on May 22nd, or else! If you’re concerned right now, don’t be. It’s a music video called “Bring Back …