Read more about the article BORROWED TIME: Car Repair Manual Returned To Library 47 Years Late
Picture shows a notice to not remove the due date slip on the book returned 47 years late, undated. A library had the book checked out in 1975 anonymously returned along with an apology letter, in Lake Elmo Library, Minnesota, USA. (@WashCoLib/Newsflash)

BORROWED TIME: Car Repair Manual Returned To Library 47 Years Late

Astonished library officials have received a car repair manual that was borrowed in 1975 in the post together with a letter of apology. https://youtu.be/fBds73rTVJM The Washington County Library System said the book, called Chilton's Foreign Car Repair Manual: German, Swedish, Italian Cars, Vol. 1, had been sent to one of…

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Read more about the article BOOK OF THE DEAD: Library Built Near The Graves Of 2 Girls Killed In School Suicide Bombing
Photo shows the library built on the graves of Marzia Mohammadi and Hajar Mohammadi, undated photo. They were best friends and cousins who died in a suicide bombing at a school in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Sept. 30, 2022. (Newsflash)

BOOK OF THE DEAD: Library Built Near The Graves Of 2 Girls Killed In School Suicide Bombing

The families of two Afghan teenage girls who dreamed of becoming writers before they died during a school suicide bombing have built a small library near their graves. Marzia Mohammadi (left) and Hajar Mohammadi pose in an undated photo. They were best friends and cousins who died in a suicide…

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Read more about the article Boys Handwritten Book Has Years-Long Waiting List At Idaho Library After He Snuck It On Shelf
An 8-year-old Dillon Helbig slid his handwritten book onto a library shelf, it now has a years-long waitlist n Boise, Idaho on the 1st December 2021. (@adacommunitylibrary/Newsflash)

Boys Handwritten Book Has Years-Long Waiting List At Idaho Library After He Snuck It On Shelf

An eight-year-old boy's handwritten book has become hot property at an Idaho library with a years-long waiting list after he snuck it onto a shelf. Dillon Helbig visited the Lake Hazel branch of the Ada Community Library in the city of Boise in the US state of Idaho with his…

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Read more about the article Book Returned To Idaho Library 111 Years Late
The book finally returned to the Boise library after 110 years. (@boisepublib/Newsflash)

Book Returned To Idaho Library 111 Years Late

A book has been returned to an Idaho library 111 years after it was borrowed. The book, titled ‘New Chronicles of Rebecca’ by Kate Douglas Wiggin, was checked out of Boise Public Library in the city of Boise in the US state of Idaho back in 1910 The children’s book…

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Read more about the article 7 Cats Hired To Comfort Lonely Readers At Library
China’s Tianjin Tower Lake Scenic Area hires 7 cats to keep readers company atop its 360-degree spinning library. (Tower TJ / Real Press)

7 Cats Hired To Comfort Lonely Readers At Library

Seven cats will work as ‘intern curators’ at a library in one of the world’s tallest towers to provide comfort to lonely readers who have been cooped up at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. The feline officials will work at the library in the Tianjin Radio and Television Tower in…

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