New and Creative Leniency for Overdue Library Books

New and Creative Leniency for Overdue Library Books:
Bruce sent this one over from the NYT: "Since the beginning of the economic downturn, librarians across the country have speculated that fines for overdue items are keeping people from using the library — particularly large families whose children take out (and forget to return) many books at a time. Some libraries learned that the fines, which are often as low as 25 cents an item per day, quickly multiplied for many people and were becoming an added hardship."

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Food For Fines

Here is what a small library in the Upper Peninsula is doing for overdue fines. http://www.uppermichiganssource.com/news/video.aspx?id=395574

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