Anna (bcmom) wrote,
Anna
bcmom

Your Fine is Paid

library books

Image by brungrrl via Flickr

I was reading yesterday when I happened to glance down at the library receipt I've been using as a bookmark.  My name wasn't on the receipt - the book was checked out to my friend flowerppot  - and it was due last Friday, the 12th

Because I occasionally check books out for Peggy, I have her library card on my keyring along with mine.  I thought I was always careful to check my own books out with my card and hers with hers, but obviously I got them mixed up this time, and didn't realize it.  I've been checking my account online to see what was due and when, but never thought to check hers.  Oops. 

Cory had a volunteer appreciation thing at the library last night, so I sent the book with him to return, but first I put a hold on it because I wasn't finished!  Cory returned the book and paid Peggy's my fine.  It didn't actually cost him anything because he has a fine amnesty card he got at last year's volunteer appreciation dinner, so he put it on that.  It's going to expire next month and he's barely used it anyway, and he got a new one last night. 

And, because I had put a hold on the book, when Cory returned it, my name came up - and he checked the book out, to me this time. 

Tags: book, cory, library
Subscribe

  • Librarians are Our Heroes

    Cover via AmazonI just finished reading listening to this book. This Book Is Overdue!: How Librarians and Cybrarians Can…

  • What Does HarperCollins Really Want?

    Until now, libraries who purchased e-books from publisher HarperCollins have been able to check those books out to patrons an unlimited number of…

  • At Least Two Weeks

    Thanks to the handy widget on my other blog Beth & Cory's Mom, I see that it's been over 2 weeks since I've posted anything here. That last post…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 1 comment