November 14, 2021

Ending Late Fees Restores Principle of ‘Public’ Libraries

LA Progressive’s November 14, 2021 article featured Deborah Fallows’s reporting on the Fine Free Movement where libraries are eliminating fines, which disproportionally affect the disenfranchised, low-income communities they are meant most to assist. The three public library systems in New York City—Brooklyn Public Library, New York Public Library and Queens Public Library, the largest in the country, are the latest to eliminate late fees.

Read the article here.