Library Offers Fine Amnesty Before Fee Hike

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The bad news: The Verona Public Library is about to double its daily fine on overdue books. The good news: The library is declaring a fine amnesty from Sunday, April 11 to Saturday, April 17. So you’ve got a few days to go through every bookshelf, book bag, gym bag and briefcase in your house and get your late items back where they belong.

Verona’s current daily fine on late books is just one nickel. Library Director Jim Thomas told Monday night’s town council meeting that that is the lowest rate in Essex County. The new rate, which goes into effect after National Library Week ends on April 17, will be 10 cents per day.

During amnesty week the library will be open from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Friday & Saturday.

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Virginia Citrano
Virginia Citranohttps://myveronanj.com
Virginia Citrano grew up in Verona. She moved away to write and edit for The Wall Street Journal’s European edition, Institutional Investor, Crain’s New York Business and Forbes.com. Since returning to Verona, she has volunteered for school, civic and religious groups, served nine years on the Verona Environmental Commission and is now part of Sustainable Verona. She co-founded MyVeronaNJ in 2009. You can reach Virginia at [email protected]

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