A new model for overdue book fines

Everyone hates overdue book fines, so I love that New York Public Library is doing something to help cut those costs – letting kids “read away” their fines. A terrific idea to attract kids and their families to the library and reward reading!





So let’s face reality – everyone forgets to bring back Library books sometimes. And when they do, they rack up fines. Sure, the fines aren’t that steep, but over time, they can add up. Here at NYPL, if you rack up $15 or more in fines, your card gets blocked and you can’t check out books…


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