Library Book Returned After 50 Years with $20 Bill

A book checked out a half-century ago has been anonymously returned to a library in northeastern Pennsylvania, officials said.

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PLYMOUTH, Pa. (AP) — A book checked out a half-century ago has been anonymously returned to a library in northeastern Pennsylvania, officials said. The Wilkes-Barre Citizens’ Voice reports that the 1967 copy of “Coins You Can Collect” by Burton Hobson arrived last month at the Plymouth Public Library in Luzerne County along with a $20 bill. An accompanying unsigned letter, written as if by the book itself, said “Fifty years ago (yes 50!), a little…

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