LA libraries replace fines for young readers with in-library "read-offs"

Stan Rehm writes, "An uncommonly sensible new policy in Los Angeles libraries now allows children with overdue book fees to 'read off' their fines in the library." Since "Read Away" went into effect, the county library system has cleared 3,500 blocked accounts… When charges accrue on a young person's account, generally, they don't pay the … Continue reading LA libraries replace fines for young readers with in-library "read-offs"