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Picture it: Eckhart Public Library, 2017.

2017 marks the 25th anniversary of the series finale of The Golden Girls. Help EPL celebrate the iconic series by demonstrating your knowledge of all things Golden Girls on Tuesday, May 30, from 6-7:30 in the Close Community Room!

Register in teams of up to four friends. The winning team will receive gift baskets including books, chocolate, and gift cards. Refreshments, snacks, and of course, cheesecake will be served.

Register for Golden Girls Trivia Night no later than Monday, May 29, by calling (260) 925-2414 ext. 120 or emailing reference@epl.lib.in.us. Registration is free, though there will be a freewill donation benefiting The Friends of the Library. See you there!

Trying to remember to return library books on time can be a challenge. We’ve all been there. You toss it in the back of your car, or you lay it on your kitchen counter, and you say: “I’ll take care of that tomorrow” … and tomorrow, and tomorrow. (Fortunately, for those who tend toward tardiness, Eckhart Public Library now accepts payment for fees by credit and debit card.)

In any case, take heart; you’re not nearly as bad as the unknown patron whose book was finally returned last week to a Kentucky library, 150 years overdue.

Other famous library-book hoarders: George Washington (221 years) and Robert Walpole (288 years).