Book returned to library 47 years past due, explanation provided

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A library patron checked out Chilton’s Foreign Car Repair Manual from the Lake Elmo location of the Washington County Library in 1975.

The book was returned to the library a few days ago. Library staffers found a letter of explanation inside:

💬 I took out this book for reference. A few months later I moved and apparently the book got packed up in the move. Forty-seven years later I found it … in a trunk with other interesting things from the ‘70s. It’s a little overdue but I thought you might want it back.

Full story: Borrower returns library book 47 years past due – The Hill

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