Library goes fee free


Staff member
By John Watson, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

The Strathmore Municipal Library is eliminating membership card fees and overdue fines following a funding contribution from the Town of Strathmore.
Beginning this year, library users will no longer have to pay for membership, nor will they be penalized for late returns on borrowed items.
Director of Library Services Rachel Dick Hughes said the team is excited about the move, as fees and overdue fines have long-since been a deterrent to library use.
“It was a small amount of our budget, but because we’re a not for profit and it’s been a hard couple of years, we’ve lost a lot of income on things like...continued.

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