Jail Threatened for Yet Another Rogue Library BorrowerLast week, cops in Wisconsin apprehended a 20-year-old girl who worked two jobs, cuffed her, and hauled her into jail for the failure to return two library books—one of which was an Oprah Book Club selection. This week, a Maine old lady is being threatened with jail time for refusing to return a library book:It's about sex and puberty, and she deems it dangerous for kids: "I'm going to hang on to the book, your honor." Reports the Sun Journal:
JoAn Karkos, 64, was confined to a courtroom at 8th District Court for about an hour after she was ordered by a judge to hand over the borrowed book: It's Perfectly Normal: Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex and Sexual Health. Karkos said she had no intention of giving up the book she claims violates the city's obscenity ordinance... She called her actions "civil disobedience."
She has Friday to hand it over, or else she'll totally be arrested. [Photo: Sun Journal] The book in question: Jail Threatened for Yet Another Rogue Library BorrowerJail Threatened for Yet Another Rogue Library Borrower