Extremely Overdue Library Book Finally Returned After 55 Years


NY Daily News is reporting that an extremely overdue book titled Fire of Francis Xavier by Arthur R. McGratty was finally returned to the Fort Washington Branch Library in New York after being loaned out for 55 years. It was last checked out on April 10, 1958 and was just returned by mail in a plain brown envelope on February 4, 2013 with a $100 (late charge) check. The library is not divulging who returned the book.

photo via Fort Washington Branch Library

via NY Daily News

Rusty Blazenhoff
Rusty Blazenhoff