San Francisco Public Library owed $4.5 million in overdue fines; amnesty period proposed

Back in March, Extras included an article that criticized San Jose Public Library’s policy to punish patrons with outstanding library fees. Now it seems like the San Francisco Public Library is facing a similar challenge. What’s the best way to collect overdue fees and missing library items without turning patrons away from the library? (Answer: Give everyone Kindles?)


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