On July 1st, the Sonoma County Library wiped all existing fines and, from now on, they won’t be collecting your quarters for overdue books, CDs and other materials.
Paying your library fines might not seem like a big deal. It usually adds up to spare change. But earlier this month, the Sonoma County Library decided to remove that burden from its patrons in the name of fairness. KRCB’s Isabella Bloom reports on why the new policy was adopted.
See a list of other local libraries that have adopted a no-fine system, and find a link to the Sonoma County Libraries on our website norcalpublicmedia.org.