August 15, 2008
To Return or Not to Return
From the Guardian:
Library fines could become a thing of the past if a group of librarians get their way. A fiery debate has been raging for the past week between librarians, with anti-fine campaigners describing the charges as punitive, old-fashioned and creating a negative impression of libraries.
Posted by markmac at August 15, 2008 09:46 AM
Maybe it is something like traffic tickets. I have heard that in Ann Arbor, they LOSE money by giving out tickets because of the paperwork involved.
Posted by: schnitzr at August 21, 2008 01:53 PM
I'm completely on the anti-fine bus. I never use libraries because it always cheaper for me to just buy the books.
Posted by: gmayman at September 2, 2008 10:58 AM
I'm an anti-finer as well. But, man, if it's cheaper to buy, then your overdue books must be really overdue...
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