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Overdue Library Books

Have you ever returned a library book late?  Chances are if you did you may have owed a few cents on it.  Well that’s nothing compared to this library book from a New Jersey library that was returned 41 years late!  The librarians calculated that at their current rate of 15 cents a day, the mystery person would owe $2,216.55!  However, all this pales in comparison to the 2 overdue old library books from the Farmington Library in Connecticut.  These books went through a long process to finally return to their home library 200 years later!

Did you know that eBooks and eAudios borrowed through Overdrive and Hoopla never have overdue fees? After their lending time these items automatically are returned so you don’t need to worry about fines!

Escape the Ordinary – through human books

Back in May, before the Escape the Ordinary series began, we looked at different types of libraries, especially “nomadic libraries.”  Today in the seventh installment of this summer series, we’re looking at another type of library, a “human library,” where regular people are the books.  The Human Library Project takes place at Illinois State University,… Continue Reading

Top 5 Reasons Why Reading a Real Book is Better Than Perusing an E-book (According to Science)

We love books no matter what format they’re in!  But have you ever been curious if there are scientific differences between reading an E-book or reading an actual book?  This article lists five reasons why reading a book on paper is different from reading the same book as an E-book.  Don’t worry though if you’re… Continue Reading

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