Library Book Finally Returned After 84 Years

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A Louisiana library says a book borrowed 84 years ago has been returned by the son of the woman who checked it out as an 11-year-old girl.

A librarian’s note on the Shreve Memorial Library’s Facebook page says the son found the “Spoon River Anthology” while cleaning house.

A library official says it’s in “pretty rough shape,” so probably not worth much. The library said its maximum fine is $3, and that was waived.

Read more at ABC News.

{Matzav.com}

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  1. People who have seforim on loan that don’t belong to them should also do teshuvah and return them, and not wait so long.

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