Library Book Returned After 67 Years

I loved this story that appeared in The Guardian a few days ago.

A woman has brought back a book to a New Zealand library 67 years after it was due to be returned.

Myths and Legends of Maoriland by AW Reed was checked out by a girl in 1948 and not seen again. But on Thursday a woman returned the book to a startled librarian at Auckland library and asked how much her late fines would be for returning the book 24,605 days past its due date.

“She told me she had checked out the book as a child and been meaning to return it for years,” said librarian Zoe Cornelius.

You can read the full story here.

Library Book Returned After 67 Years
Library Book Returned After 67 Years

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