• overdue book fines Dec 12, 2019

    Philadelphia Free Library OKs Scrapping Overdue Book Fines

    Philadelphia is joining a growing list of library systems around the country that are eliminating fines for overdue books. The Free Library of Philadelphia’s board of trustees voted Wednesday to scrap most fines and forgive outstanding debts, though the changes won’t go into effect immediately. “Everybody’s record is wiped clean, essentially,” Free Library President Siobhan Reardon said. The new...

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