Na da haben wir auch schon Schlimmeres erlebt. Bloß 73 Jahr später …
Wahington Post: Meet the woman who took 73 years to return a library book — and wasn’t fined
Don’t blame Marie Kondo. Mora Gregg, a retired librarian in Toronto, was simply dusting a bookshelf in her one-bedroom apartment last month when she happened upon an item she’d been hanging on to for a bit longer than Ms. Kondo might recommend.
Slipped behind other books was a lovingly worn copy of the 1929 children’s book “The Postman,” by Charlotte Kuh. Gregg’s mother had checked it out of a Silver Spring, Md., library in 1946, when Gregg was a toddler.
Nearly 27,000 days past its due date, Gregg, now 75, decided to return it. …
Eine Auflistung der bisherigen Ausgaben der Serie: Leicht verspätete Bücherrückgaben … Welche Bibliothek hält den Rekord?