Read Away Your Fines

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Every Monday, library cardholders between the ages of 7-17 can read their fines away at a rate of $5 per 15 minutes.

(Cardholders under the age of 7 may attend one of our Storytimes or be read to by a caregiver, in order to participate in this program)


All you have to do is...

  • Choose any of our books, magazines, graphic novels, or more to read.
  • Check in at the Information Desk for your voucher.
  • Sit at a  table near the Information Desk an read quietly for 15-60 minutes.
  • Check out at the Information Desk to turn in your voucher and have your fines waived.

Only cardholders 17 and under are eligible for the Read Away Your Fines program.

Hashtag: #readawayyourfines, #reading

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Audience: Kids
Keywords: Reading, Writing & Literacy
Joyce Ellington Branch Library