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Read Down Your Fines At the Library


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Take advantage of a great opportunity to pay overdue fines on your account, just by reading!
Read Down Your Fines takes place April 9th through 14th.

How it Works:

1. Read Down Your Fines while at The HASTINGS PUBLIC LIBRARY.
2. Ask for a Time Slip from any Librarian.
3. Read! If you’re too young to read, have someone read to you.
4. Fill out the Time Slip. For every 30 minutes of reading in the Library, the Hastings Public Library will reduce our overdue fines* on your account by $1.00.
5. At the end of your Reading Session return the Time Slip to the Customer Service Desk Librarian to waive fines or receive a Library Buck.

Please note a) Fines waived are applied to one account at a time and not good towards multiple library card accounts at the time of redemption. b) There is no cap on the amount of overdue fees (Hastings Public Library fines only) that can be waived. c) The program only applies to overdue fees on a Patron’s Account or their Child’s Account. d) Amount waived cannot exceed overdue fee amount on the account (no credit on account).