Book, 82 years overdue, returned to library
An Irish library was surprised after a rare book was returned 80 years past its due date. The Donegal County Library confirmed a copy of the Annie M.R Smith-son book The White Owl was returned to its Gaoth Dob-hair location, nearly 82 years after it was checked out in 1937.
The Donegal County Library shared photos of the book and its library stamp on Tioitter, The book was checked out July 23, 1937.
“Better late than never! It took nearly 82 years, but the book The White Oiul by Annie M.R Smith-son finally found its way back home to Donegal Library Services,” the post reads.
THE WHITE OWL