Libraries

January 31, 2018 at 10:31 am

I think libraries are wonderful places and I’m happy to say that Australian libraries stock my books. 🙂 I’m pretty sure all four of mine can be found in the Australian library system. They’re certainly in Queensland, and if you’re in another state and they aren’t there, ask your local library to order one … or two … or three … or all four.

I try to frequent libraries on a regular basis, borrowing all sorts of books. A visit to the library is often a school holiday event, as we go and borrow some books to read for the duration of the holidays.

Sometimes it’s difficult, though, if you have to wait for the book you’re looking for. I remember waiting quite a while for each book in The Hunger Games trilogy. That was a bit difficult, especially between Catching Fire and Mockingjay!

I’m happy to say that I don’t think I’ve ever taken a library book back late. I’m a pedantic person, so remembering the due date isn’t hard for me. However, I know some people struggle with this. Just today I found this article about a library book that was returned 124 years after it was borrowed. That’s a considerable length of time! I guess it can be easy to miss the library book sitting on your shelf and forget to take it back, but that a book even made it home to the library after that long is amazing.

What’s the longest time you’ve ever had a library book? Let me know in the comments below. 🙂