Elkhart Library officials pleased with fine-free policy for kids

Elkhart Truth file photo Elkhart Public Library’s policy of eliminating fines on overdue materials for kids and young adults removes one barrier to improving student literacy, officials said Tuesday. 

ELKHART — By eliminating overdue fines on materials for kids and young adults, Elkhart Public Library has removed a roadblock to improving student literacy, advocates say. 

Since the policy change in the spring of 2019:

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