Why is Middle Country Public Library getting rid of most overdue fines?
The library’s goal is to ensure its patrons are able to access all the books and services it has to offer. Overdue fines can prevent some patrons, especially children, from checking out books and other materials. MCPL does not rely on overdue fines to run the library.
Which items will still have overdue fines?
Overdue fines will still be charged on the following collections, because of their limited size and popularity: Video Games, Museum Passes, Library of Things, and Games Collection.