Bookwarm to Break Borrowing Record

By Shannon G Wed, July 29, 2009

Free Library fans who take home stacks of books week after week may have met their match.

Louise Brown, a 91-year-old resident of Stranraer, Scotland, is about to take home her 25,000th library book. Brown, who borrowed her first library book in 1946, checks out between six and 12 books each week. The icing on the cake? Brown has never had an overdue book.

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Comments

Wow! That's amazing.
Camille - Olney Wed, July 29, 2009
Wow that is incredible, I wonder how many words per minute she can read? I once heard that if you read 20 or so high quality books all on a the same subject it was equivalent to a college degree... -
DSBS - USA Mon, September 07, 2009
Wow, that is amazing! Thanks for sharing.
Phat - Philadelphia Tue, September 15, 2009
Wow, that is amazing! Thanks for sharing.
Phat - Philadelphia Tue, September 15, 2009

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