Yolo County: Libraries Lower Overdue Fines In Exchange For Reading Time

From Capital Public Radio

“Starting April 1, Yolo County Library cardholders, ages 18 and under, can exchange reading time for overdue fines as part of the “Read Off Your Fines” campaign.Campaign participants can deduct $1 for every 15 minutes spent reading a book in any of the eight Yolo County library branches.This program, which has been provided every year for the past six years, is held in conjunction with National Library Week April 10-16. Organizers of the campaign say they hope it will encourage young people to return to the library.”