San Francisco Libraries Latest To Consider Eliminating Overdue FinesSan Francisco is proposing to be the latest local jurisdiction to get rid of the fines in an effort to increase access to libraries.
Library Fines Are A Thing Of The Past In Contra Costa CountyBook lovers in the East Bay are getting a big break. Contra Costa County has ended the long-time tradition of imposing fines for overdue books at its 26 public libraries. All past fines have been forgiven.
San Mateo County Library System Going Fine-FreeEffective Monday, San Mateo County libraries will no longer assess fines for late-return books and other material, to help ensure all county residents can borrow books.
Library Patrons Racking Up Huge Fines In San JoseThree people have fines of over $10,000 each for overdue books at San Jose’s library, but the city may be willing to forgive them, no questions asked.