Thursday, May 12, 2011

Is It Ever Too Late to Return a Library Book???

200 years after being loaned out, a library book has found its way back to the library!

200-year-old library book returned to Maine library

By Abigail Curtis / Bangor Daily News, Maine
CAMDEN, Maine -- The worn leather book might be riddled with tiny wormholes and have pages that are yellowed by time.  But two centuries after being part of Camden’s very first lending library, Oliver Goldsmith’s 1790 "History of England, Vol. 1," has come home at last to the delight of astonished local librarians.  You can read the rest of the article here.

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