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“Dear Library, I Have Lost Your Book.”

31 Jul

Peanuts comic, Charlie Brown, Charles Schulz

Per Guinness World Records:The world´s largest fine for an overdue library book is $345.14 (£203.29), the amount owed at two cents a day for the poetry book Days and Deeds checked out of Kewanee Public Library, Illinois, USA in April 1955 by Emily Canellos-Simms. Although the book was due back 19 April 1955, Emily found it in her mother´s house 47 years later and presented the library with a check for overdue fines.” Gosh, I feel guilty when I’m a day late!

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Posted by on July 31, 2013 in Books, Cartoon

 

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