Chicago Public Library Forgives All Fees & Fines for Overdue Books

Chicago’s Harold Washington Library (Image Credit:

he City of Chicago is poised to eliminate overdue fees and fines for library books and other items in an attempt to encourage reading among youth and low-income library users.

Chicago’s rookie Mayor Lori Lightfoot made the announcement this past Monday. The Chicago Public Library system is the second largest in the country. With the click of a few…



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