17 Oct 2010

Book borrowed in 1962 now returned

5:42 am on 17 October 2010

An amnesty on overdue items at Kapiti Coast District libraries has recovered a book borrowed almost half a century ago.

Franny and Zooey, a collection of short stories by JD Salinger, was borrowed in 1962 and is now available again at Paraparaumu library.

Kapiti libraries has had almost 100 late books returned in less than three weeks and the service has written off more than $4000 in fines and book values.