Level Loma Department Library / Photograph by Adriana Heldiz

In 2018, the San Diego Public Library joined lower than 10 % of American libraries when it did away with every day overdue charges.

However the coverage isn’t as easy because it sounds, writes Bella Ross. One native trainer ended up with a $1,426 debt to town after failing to return books she had taken out for her sixth-grade class. She finally did however it was too late.

Since July 2018, when the no-fine coverage went into impact, 7,444 library accounts have been referred to collections. That’s about 3 % of

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