Overview on going Fine Free
Going Fine Free and How to Rally Support at Your Library– webinar from SirsiDynix with Peter Bromberg of Salt Lake City Library.
End Library Fines – Andy Woodworth’s site with links and articles.
ALA Resolution on Fines (PDF)
Slate: Long Overdue
White Papers and Presentations
Colorado State Library: Removing Barriers to Access (PDF)
Fine Free Future for RIPL (PPT)
Library Connection’s Fine Free Policies research (PDF) This includes feedback from smaller libraries that have gone fine free.
St Paul: Eliminating Late Fees
Salt Lake City: Impact of Going Fine Free April 2018 Report (PDF)
Salt Lake City: Billed and Overdue June 2018 Report (PDF)
Salt Lake City: One Year Report (PDF)
Salt Lake City: Recommendation to go Fine Free (PDF)
Fine-Free Libraries in the News
Washington Post: More libraries are going fine-free. That’s good for everyone.
Announcements from libraries that have gone fine free
- Boston Public Library (Youth Cards only)
- Robbins Library – Arlington, MA
- Chicago Public Library
- St. Louis Public Library
- St. Paul Public Library
- Salt Lake City Library
- Seattle Public Library
- Spokane Public Library