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Posted on: June 20, 2020

No More Late Fines?

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As of February 1, the Lewiston City Library will no longer collect late fines for materials returned past their due date.

What does this mean for you?

  • You will no longer be charged a daily overdue fine.
  • We will clear any overdue fines you may have on your account, but any fees for lost or damaged materials will still need to be paid.
  • In order to make sure your account has been cleared, it would be best to bring overdue materials directly to a help desk and discuss them with a library employee.
  • You are still responsible for returning materials on time as overdue items will now cause your account to be suspended sooner, blocking further use of library digital and physical materials.
  • Materials kept 60 days past the due date will be considered lost and full payment for the items will be expected.
  • Please remember, other patrons may be waiting for the materials you have checked out. 
  • Still feel like you need to pay a fine? The library accepts donations if you feel you need to pay for overdue materials.

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