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Florida plastic surgeon to return Kanawha library book overdue from 1970s, donate $500

“A Florida doctor who checked out “So You Want to Be a Doctor” from the Kanawha County Library and later became a successful plastic surgeon is returning the long overdue book he checked out in the 1970s and donating $500.Dr. Michael Kelly, a graduate of Charleston High School, is a plastic surgeon in Miami and owns Miami Plastic Surgery, according to a news release from the library.” (via wchstv)

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How a library book filched from Rolling Hills High turned up 50 years later

“A caper 50 years in the making came to a close this week in the Palos Verdes Peninsula High School library. The culprit was Carol Kronberg, a member of the first graduating class at Rolling Hills High School in 1966. The heist began during her senior year, when she nabbed a library book she needed for a term paper without checking it out. She finally returned the book during Sunday’s 50-year reunion for her high school class, as she and a group of former classmates took a tour of their former school — which is now Peninsula High — in Rolling Hills Estates.” (via Daily Breeze)

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Agreement ends prosecution in Tecumseh’s overdue library book case

“Prosecutors and defense attorneys wrote a “happy” ending Tuesday to a delinquent Tecumseh District Library book case. Criminal misdemeanor charges against a Tecumseh couple for failure to return rented property were dismissed in Lenawee County District Court. Defendants Melvin and Catherine Duren paid all delinquent book fees and the replacement cost of a Dr. Seuss book they were unable to find.” (via The Daily Telegram)

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Michigan Couple Arraigned on Larceny Charges for Late Library Books

“Two overdue library books have landed a married couple in Tecumseh, Michigan, afoul of the law. Not only have the husband and wife been fined more than $200, but they were arraigned in court Thursday, each charged with larceny of rental equipment. “We were appalled, totally appalled,” Catherine Duren, 44, told ABC News today. “We didn’t commit a crime.” (via ABC News)

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[Wisconsin] Assembly passes bill allowing libraries to take late fees to collections

“The state Assembly has passed a bill permitting libraries to report borrowers who owe late fees to collections agencies, or in some cases, to law enforcement.The bill passed on a voice vote during a marathon Assembly session Tuesday.It allows a library to report delinquent accounts to a law enforcement agency if the delinquency is at least $50. Information that may be disclosed is the individual’s name, contact information and the amount owed.” (via Madison.com)

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