Surprise Ending

by Judy K | August 8th, 2014

Brooklyn Public Library Services for Older Adults Newspaper book cover with note from patronWe often get handwritten notes attached to books returned by our almost 400 Books by Mail patrons across the borough. Most of the time, they are positive messages, telling us we are doing a good job.

One of our most avid and supportive readers, Ruth, attaches notes like this frequently. Today, however, she sent us the following:

 

 

 

 

 

Her note read: During my long lifetime, if I had any enemies, I wish I had this book to send them. Ruth

 

Brooklyn Public Library Services for Older Adults Books by Mail services Jo Nesbo book Cockroaches

 

 

 

 

 

This was the book hiding under the newspaper book cover.

 

 

 

 

 

We do our best, but nobody's perfect.