January 01, 2017

"Dore and library assistant Scott Amey created 'Chuck Finley' simply to save certain books from being ditched at the library, according to Dore and inspector’s general’s notes."

Herald Net: The East Lake County Library increased its circulation by 3.9 percent through “Chuck Finley’s” prolific checking out of books. via Orlando Sentinel

'Records show that dozens of books were checked out and then checked back in again all in the same hour.

'The fictional Chuck Finley was named after “a ballplayer,” according to the inspector’s notes. Chuck Finley is a retired major league baseball pitcher who played mostly for the California and Los Angeles Angels during a 17-year career.

'Dore said in interviews with the inspector general’s office that it was happening elsewhere but didn’t provide specifics.'

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