Library Fines

Library Fines

Top of Mind with Julie Rose

Mars Helicopter, Harriet Tubman, Library Fines

Episode: Mars Helicopter, Harriet Tubman, Library Fines

  • Feb 19, 2021 9:00 pm
  • 15:15 mins

In the last year, a wave of public libraries across the country has eliminated late fees for overdue books. This movement, however, has been going on for some time because library fees pose an extra barrier for people. The Chicago Public Library was one of the first to abolish fines and forgive all outstanding debt. Andrea Telli is the Chicago Public Library Commissioner. (Originally aired Nov 25, 2019).

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