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Implementation Overview of Fine-Free Policy 2022

Implementation of Fine-Free Policy Presented by Central Administrator Courtney
Whitaker on February 14, 2022
Implementation of Fine-Free
The Wilderness Coast Public Libraries Fine-Free Policy will be a multi-phase process that takes place over the next several months.
1. Public and staff education around the new policy
2. Gradual implementation of the fine-free policy that results in all Wilderness Coast Public Libraries being fine-free
March 2022
Library loans are automatically renewed six times unless materials are placed on hold by another patron.
April 2022
All youth accounts are made fine-free.
May 2022
Fine Amnesty Month! Patrons may return all overdue materials without penalty.
August 2022
All fines are wiped from patron accounts.
September 2022
Campaign for Library Card Sign-Up Month with “Wilderness Coast Public Libraries are now Fine-Free!”

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