Book Stealing at Carnegie Library


The link below is to an article reporting on the long history of book stealing at the Carnegie Library.

For more visit:
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/theft-carnegie-library-books-maps-artworks-180975506/

7000 Books Stolen From Libraries


The link below is to an article reporting on a man who has been jailed for stealing 7000 books from libraries in Scottish Universities.

For more visit:
https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/sep/18/man-jailed-stealing-books-scottish-universities-darren-barr

Rare Book Thefts


The link below is to an article that reports on the increasing issue of rare book thefts from libraries around the world.

For more visit:
http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/may/17/rare-book-experts-join-forces-to-stop-tome-raiders

Article: Jailed For Stealing Overdue Book Fines


I’m sure many readers of this Blog have at one time or another been in trouble for returning books to a library late – perhaps you have been fined for doing so. The article linked to below tells of one example of  what happens to overdue library book fines – in this case they were stolen.

For more visit:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/06/20/margo-reed-library-_n_1613452.html