Those kids are off the hook for having to pay up.
The L.E. Phillips Library had a “Read off Your Fines” day on Saturday.
The program allows kids to reduce their overdue book fines by reading.
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Every 15 minutes they read during a two hour time period takes a dollar off their fine.
The program is held on six different days toward the end of each summer. It ensures kids always have access to books.
Parents also get a break from actually having to pay for their kids mistakes.