Repost: Man Returns Library Book 41 Years Late And Pays $300 Fine

By Thursday, July 25, 2013 , , No comments
One Ohio bookworm learned the hard way just how much library late fees can add up.

Even though their book was a whopping 41 years past due, an unnamed borrower returned it to the Champaign County Library in central Ohio, along with $299.30 for late fees, reports The Consumerist.

"Sorry I've kept this book so long," a note enclosed in the book read."I'm a slow reader!"

It's a good thing he or she made good on their debt.  With city governments looking to pinch every penny, some libraries have started to turn even the smallest debts over to collection agencies and credit bureaus.

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