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Colorado library receives book 37 years after its due date: 'Long strange trip'
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A library book due nearly 37 years ago was recently returned to a library in northern Colorado, the High Plains Library District announced in a Facebook post on Monday, March 18.

"This book, ‘Psychedelics’ by Bernard Aaronson, was due back May 30th, 1987," the High Plains Library District said in the post.

"It was returned to Riverside Library and Cultural Center … last week. 13,437 days late! Or, 36 years, 9 months, and 13 days late," said the library, located in Evans, Colorado .

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"But, hey, we get it. Sometimes you get busy. For almost 37 years. It happens," said the library.

The library also joked that perhaps "a book on psychedelics may, MAY, have affected someone’s perception of time."

The book was anonymously returned using a drive-through drop box, according to James Melena, community relations and marketing manager at the High Plains Library District, who shared the details with Fox News Digital in an email.While the person who checked out the book will remain a mystery, the library patron did leave a note inside the book, saying, "Sorry so late!! It’s been a long strange trip!!" MAN IN VERMONT FINDS LIBRARY BOOK THAT WAS DUE IN 1962, BUT HE HAS NOWHERE TO RETURN IT The High Plains Library District stopped charging late fees years ago, Melena told Fox News Digital."We used to charge 10 cents a day per overdue item, so if we charged [a late fee], it would have been […]

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