Chuck Finley: The Book-Saving Superhero Who Doesn’t Exist

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Who is Chuck Finley?

At a library in Florida, librarians took drastic steps to stop the destruction of important library books. According to the Orlando Sentinel, “Chuck Finley appears to be a voracious reader, having checked out 2,361 books at the East Lake County Library in a nine-month period this year.”

But Finley didn’t read a single one of the books, ranging from Cannery Row by John Steinbeck to a children’s book called Why Do My Ears Pop? by Ann Fullick. That’s because Finley isn’t real—he was created by two employees at the library, complete with a false address and drivers license number.

Find out why: Read More About Chuck Finley.

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