View Full Version : Library book 99 years overdue

12-16-2009, 10:44 AM
WOW! At least he didn't have to pay the fine.


NEW BEDFORD, Mass. The book returned to the New Bedford Public Library in Massachusetts this week wasn't overdue by a week, a month or even a year. It was nearly a century overdue, and the fine came to $361.35.

"Facts I Ought to Know about the Government of My Country" was supposed to have been returned by May 10, 1910.

12-17-2009, 03:44 PM
the fine came to $361.35.

Rumor has it that the fine was paid by corporate check drawn on the Oakland Raiders account.

12-17-2009, 03:49 PM
I heard it was paid for using some of the Obama stimulus money

12-17-2009, 06:19 PM
I'm surprised it didn't collect interest.

12-23-2009, 10:51 AM
WOW! At least he didn't have to pay the fine.

A century old due! Unbelievable! Library authority should also be fined.:oops:

12-23-2009, 11:44 AM
Holy hell! At my library with their current policy it would have costed me... $36135.00 wait... thats wierd.. oh, it must've costed him just $0.01 a day.

12-23-2009, 04:42 PM
Damn bro ... Your library charges $1/day late fees?