Libraries step up pursuit of overdues
Submitted by Louise on February 23, 2005 - 11:54pm
The notion of shared library materials -- books, CDs, DVDs, etc. -- is one that relies heavily on a social tenet we're supposed to learn in kindergarten: if you borrow something, make sure you give it back.
Virtually all library patrons follow the rules, but the economic ripples caused by the 1 percent or so who don't eventually become a significant storm surge.