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Libraries ditching overdue fines
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Contact me to add your library to the list: megjdepriest@gmail.com
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state
maplibrarypolicypolicy/library sitenews
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Fairbanks North Star Borough Public Libraries
No FinesFnsblibrary.orgWe’ve been fine free for years, it wasn’t a big deal up here. Good luck down in the lower 48!
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AKxJuneau Public Librariesno overdue fines on juvenile materials
https://beta.juneau.org/library/circulation
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ALxAuburn PLno overdue fineshttps://news.auburnalabama.org/article/Office%20of%20the%20City%20Manager/2193
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Baldwin County Library Cooperative
No Fineshttp://baldwincountylibrary.org/No, did it years ago
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Marjorie Younce Snook Public Library, Summerdale, AL
No Fineshttp://www.summerdalelibrary.com/No, happened years ago
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ALxOrange Beach Public LibraryNo Fineswww.orangebeachlibrary.org
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ARx
Faulkner - Van Buren Regional Library
Partial Fines (no juvenile or young adult fines, select overdue media, etc.)
Fcl.org
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Flagstaff City-Coconino County Public Library
No Fineshttps://www.flagstaffpubliclibrary.org
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AZxFlorence Community LibraryNo Fineshttp://www.florenceaz.gov/library
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CAxAltadena Library DistrictNo Finesaltadenalibrary.org
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CAxBerkeley PLno overdue fines
https://www.berkeleypubliclibrary.org/library/your-card
https://www.sacbee.com/news/state/california/article213022549.html
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CAx
Contra Costa County Library CA
no overdue fineshttps://www.danvillesanramon.com/news/2018/12/11/contra-costa-county-library-system-goes-fine-free-on-overdue-books
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CAxDaly City
no overdue fines on children’s and teens' library cards
http://www.plsinfo.org/Fines-Fees
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CAxL.A. County Libraryno overdue fines on juvenile materialshttp://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-edu-no-library-fines-20171225-story.html
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CAxMarin County Free Libraryno overdue fines on juvenile materials
http://www.marinlibrary.org/faq/#faq-overdue-fees
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CAxMenlo Park
no overdue fines on children’s and teens' library cards
http://www.plsinfo.org/Fines-Fees
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CAxNapa Countyno overdue fines on children's materials
https://www.countyofnapa.org/669/Fines-Fees
https://napavalleyregister.com/news/local/napa-county-library-eliminates-late-fines-for-kids-and-teens/article_398086db-da63-5341-9e57-2988b37272f7.html
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CAxOakland PLno overdue fines on juvenile materials
http://oaklandlibrary.org/using-library/fines-and-fees
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CAxPalm Springs PLno overdue fines
http://www.ci.palm-springs.ca.us/government/departments/library/fine-free-faq
https://www.kesq.com/news/palm-springs-public-library-to-eliminate-overdue-fines/760638348
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CAxPalos Verdes LDno overdue fines on chidlren's material
https://www.pvld.org/about/privileges
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CAxRedwood City
no overdue fines on children’s and teens' library cards
http://www.plsinfo.org/Fines-Fees
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CAxSan Brunono overdue fines on juvenile materials
http://www.plsinfo.org/Fines-Fees
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CAxSan Diegono overdue fines
https://www.sandiego.gov/NoLateFees
http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/politics/sd-me-library-fines-20180418-story.html
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CAx
San Francisco Public Library
no overdue fines on juvenile, YA, and teachers, proposed for all
https://sfpl.libanswers.com/faq/85387
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CAxSan Jose PLno overdue fines on juvenile materials
https://www.sjpl.org/blog/childrens-young-adult-materials-fine-free
https://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/article/SF-city-officials-considering-eliminating-fines-13533657.php?t=ced3b9b566
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San Luis Obispo County Libraries
no overdue fineshttps://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/article224914350.html
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CAxSan Mateo City
no overdue fines on children’s and teens' library cards
http://www.plsinfo.org/Fines-Fees
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CAx
San Mateo County Libraries
no overdue fines
https://smcl.org/blogs/post/san-mateo-county-libraries-go-fine-free/
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CAxSan Rafael, CAno fines on juvenile materialshttps://srpubliclibrary.org/2015/04/07/nooverduefines/
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CAxSanta Cruz Public
Partial Fines (no juvenile or young adult fines, select overdue media, etc.)
Www.santacruzpl.org
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CAxSanta Monica PLno overdue fines on junvenile materials
https://smpl.org/Fines_and_Fees.aspx
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CAxSonoma County libraryIn the Process of Removing FinesWww.sonomalibrary.orgNo, still in thinking/planning stages
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CAxSouth San Francisco
no overdue fines on children’s and teens' library cards
http://www.plsinfo.org/Fines-Fees
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CA xSan Mateo County
no overdue fines on children’s and teens' library cards
http://www.plsinfo.org/Fines-Fees
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COxAnythink, COno overdue fineshttp://www.hcplc.org/books/bring-it-back
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COxArapahoe County, COno overdue fines
https://arapahoelibraries.org/learn-about-borrowing/fines-and-fees/
http://www.9news.com/mobile/article/news/local/next/arapahoe-libraries-are-ditching-fees-for-late-returns/73-509019420
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COxBasalt Regional Library, COno overdue fines on juvenile and YA materials
https://www.basaltlibrary.org/fine-free-basalt.html
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COxBerthoud, COno overdue fineshttps://berthoud.colibraries.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/BORROWING-AND-LOAN-POLICY.pdf
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COxBroomfield, CO
board recommended no overdue fines, City Council to vote
http://www.broomfieldenterprise.com/broomfield-news/ci_32040252/library-considers-going-fine-free
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City of Lafayette Library, CO
lowered fines on early literacy
https://www.cityoflafayette.com/1584/Borrowing-Details
http://www.cityoflafayette.com/CivicAlerts.aspx?aid=1973
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COxClear Creek, COno fines on junenile materials
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COxClearview (Windsor),COno fines on juvenile materialshttps://docs.google.com/document/d/1qColvt2JiXDfgYkNuWpCz90pP-sLExp1w1Odt80HimQ/edit
https://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/local-news/denver-public-library-nixes-overdue-fines-to-increase-visits
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COxDenver PL, CONo overdue fineshttps://www.denverlibrary.org/fine-free
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COxEast Morgan County, COno fines on juvenile materials
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COxFowler, COno overdue fines
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COxGarfield County, COno fines on juvenile materialshttps://www.gcpld.org/news-and-events/featured-news/libraries-support-early-literacy-through-no-fines-initiative-0
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COxHigh Plains District, COno overdue fineshttp://www.mylibrary.us/my_library_card/#1485726751739-3da0b1db-65aa
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COxJefferson County, COno fines on juvenile materialshttps://jeffcolibrary.org/faq/fines-fees/
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COxLa Veta, COno fines on juvenile materials
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COxLoveland Public LibraryNo Fineslovelandpubliclibrary.org
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COxMancos, COno fines on print materialshttps://docs.google.com/document/d/1d-KCRTwHBFPpDnr4fnYowPUJDeuw65zquYquYD9cVm4/edit
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COxNederland, COno overdue fineshttps://nederland.colibraries.org/library-loan-policies/
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COxPagosa Springs, COno overdue fineshttps://pagosalibrary.org/borrowing-materials/
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COxPikes Peak LD, COno fines on juvenile and YA materialshttps://ppld.org/fines
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COxPine River, CO (Bayfield)
no overdue fines, except on circulating electronic devices
https://nederland.colibraries.org/library-loan-policies/
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COxPoudre River PL, COno fines on juvenile materialshttps://www.poudrelibraries.org/borrow/overdue-fines
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COxRed Feather Lakes, COno overdue fineshttps://redfeather.colibraries.org/books-more/
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COxRio Grande County, COno fines on juvenile materials
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COxSecurity Public Library, COno overdue fines
https://www.wsd3.org/site/default.aspx?PageType=3&DomainID=24&ModuleInstanceID=847&ViewID=6446EE88-D30C-497E-9316-3F8874B3E108&RenderLoc=0&FlexDataID=13850&PageID=41
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COxWest Custer County, COno fines on juvenile and YA materialshttps://www.westcusterlibrary.org/policies/
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COxWilkinson, CO (Telluride)no overdue fineshttps://www.telluridelibrary.org/fine-free/
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CTxMansfield Public Library
Partial Fines (no juvenile or young adult fines, select overdue media, etc.)
mansfieldpubliclibraryct.orghttps://thechronicle.com/stories/20190105LIBRARY.php
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CTxNew Britain Public Libraryno overdue fines on children's materials
http://www.nbpl.info/lending.html
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DCxDC Public Library
no overdue fines on children's materials, innovation on adults fees
https://www.dclibrary.org/node/30319
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DExDelaware County District LibraryNo Fineshttps://www.delawarelibrary.org/https://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2016/07/31/no-fines-are-just-fine-with-some-libraries.html
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Alachua County Library District
no overdue fineshttps://www.aclib.us/cards
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FLxCitrus County library systemNo FinesCitruslibraries.org
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FLxEli Anthony
Partial Fines (no juvenile or young adult fines, select overdue media, etc.)
3riverslibrary.comhttp://3riverslibrary.com/docs/circ-and-fee-policy.html
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FLxHillsborough County, FLno overdue fines
http://www.hcplc.org/books/bring-it-back
https://www.ospreyobserver.com/2018/01/no-more-late-fees-at-hillsborough-county-public-libraries/
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IAxClermont Public LibraryNo Fineshttps://www.clermont.lib.ia.us/
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IAIowa City Public Library
In the Process of rrying to Remove Fines on juvenile materials
https://dailyiowan.com/2019/02/14/iowa-city-public-library-considers-striking-childrens-and-young-adult-fines/
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IAxVan Meter Public LibraryNo Fineshttp://vanmeteria.gov/library/
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IAxWest Branch, IAno overdue fines
http://wbpl.org/about/overdue-fines-eliminated/
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IDxClara SpeigelNo Finescomlib.org
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IDxCoeur d’Alene Public Library
Partial Fines (no juvenile or young adult fines, select overdue media, etc.)
Www.cdalibrary.org
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IDxMeridian Library DistrictNo FinesMLD.org
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IDxMeridien LD, IDno overdue fines for juvenile and YA materials
https://www.mld.org/lending-guidelines
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IDxPortneuf Libraryno overdue fines
https://www.kpvi.com/news/local_news/no-more-overdue-book-fines-at-portneuf-district-library/article_9fa741e2-3c05-11e8-b4f0-334cdd3f0e5a.html
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Valley of the Tetons Library
no overdue fines
http://valleyofthetetonslibrary.org/fine-free-open-house-nov-2/
https://www.tetonvalleynews.net/news/community/valley-of-the-tetons-library-adopts-fine-free-policy/article_0432c158-d86f-11e8-a2cd-57339789e828.html
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ILxAlgonquin,ILno overdue fineshttps://www.aapld.org/about-us/fine-free-at-aapld/
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ILxChadwick, ILno overdue fineshttps://www.ila.org/publications/ila-reporter/article/21/fine-free-and-dandy-libraries-say-good-bye-to-overdue-charges
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ILxDecatur PL, ILno overdue fineshttps://www.wandtv.com/news/decatur-public-library-going-fine-free/article_1d2f4b4d-1922-5279-9df1-04b001f211f7.html
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ILxEisenhower PLno overdue fineshttp://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/norridge/news/ct-nhh-library-late-fees-tl-0407-20160401-story.html
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ILxEla Area PL, ILno overdue fineshttps://eapl.org/no-more-late-fees-another-reason-love-your-library
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ILxLansing, ILno overdue fines
https://www.lansingpl.org/news/why-lansing-public-library-went-fine-free-starting-may-1
http://thelansingjournal.com/news/2018/04/30/why-lansing-public-library-went-fine-free-starting-may-1/
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ILxMundelien, IL (Fremont PL)no overdue fines
https://www.fremontlibrary.org/sites/default/files/docs/100.Circulation.REV%204.17.18.appendix7.16.18.pdf
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20180419/no-more-overdue-fines-at-mundeleins-fremont-public-library
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ILxOak Park Libraryno overdue fines
https://oppl.org/news-events/announcements/on-june-1-we-go-fine-free/
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ILxOak Park Public Library No Finesoppl.orghttps://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/oak-park/news/ct-oak-park-library-fines-tl-0525-20170523-story,amp.html
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ILxShorwood-Troy Libraryno overdue fines on children's materials
https://www.railslibraries.info/news/156043
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ILxSix Mile Regional LD no overdue fines on children's materials
https://www.stltoday.com/suburban-journals/illinois/smrld-eliminates-overdue-fines-on-children-s-materials/article_dd1c4db8-b991-51e8-a0e2-916afefc8b12.html
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ILxSpringfield (Lincoln Lib)no overdue fines on juvenile materialshttp://www.sj-r.com/news/20170724/springfield-public-library-eliminates-overdue-fines-on-juvenile-material
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ILxVernon Area PL, ILno overdue fineshttps://www.vapld.info/borrowing.html
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ILx
Vespasian Warner Public Library District Clinton
no overdue fines
http://www.vwarner.org/get-a-library-card
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Warren-Newport Public Library, IL
no overdue fines
https://www.wnpl.info/fine-free-is-coming/
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ILxWaukeegan, ILno overdue fines except DVDs, video games
https://www.waukeganpl.org/20c-fines-drop-faq/
https://www.waukeganpl.org/exciting-news-eliminating-20c-fines/
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Bartholomew County Public Library
No Fineswww.mybcpl.org
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Charlestown Clark County Public Library
no fines
http://clarkco.lib.in.us/contentpages.asp?loc=115
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