San Diego is Waiving Millions in Library Fees

San Diego is Waiving Millions in Library Fees

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Library users, rejoice! Well, if you’re in the San Diego area that is. San Diego Libraries are forgiving two million of dollars worth of overdue fines. This decision comes after more than 70,000 people have been banned from checking out books due to their racked up fees.   image via structure magazine According to the Washington Post, 130,000 residents have ignored the cardinal rule of the public library: bring back the books. While we are all guilty of this, not all libraries have taken such bold steps to bring patronage back to the library. The amassed overdue fines all come before …