San Diego: Library fines exceed $7 million

From San Diego Union Tribune

” One San Diego library user owes the city $2,433 for 26 overdue or unreturned items, including a $107 fine for “College Accounting,” $70 for “The Tangled Bank” and $60 for “Managing Human Behavior in Public and Nonprofit Organizations.” Another owes $1,458 for 38 items including “Book of Exalted Deeds,” “Libris Mortis” and “Latin for Dummies.” They are among the library’s hardcover hard cases – some 24,000 accounts that have been turned over to the city treasurer for collection. Together they owe more than $3 million of unpaid library fines.”