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A woman borrowed a book from the library. 84 years later, her son returned it

posted on 09 Oct 2018

A library in Louisiana has waived its $3 (£2.30) late fee for a man who returned his mum’s library book over 80 years later.

The man’s mum had gone to Shreve Memorial Library in Louisiana in 1934 when she was just 11 years old and took out a book called Spoon River Anthology by Edgar Lee Masters.

A collection of poems by dead residents of a fictional town called Spoon River, the book remained in her possession for 84 years.

Read the full article on this link to The Indy 100