Library fines are shelvedfor March
If you've a long overdue or lost library book at home - it's fine!
Throughout the month of March anyone with an overdue library book can return it to their local library without paying a fine.
Northumberland Libraries are holding a fines amnesty and library customers are invited to have a good hunt around the house for any overdue library books.
The temporary waiving of library fines has been very successful in other parts of the UK.
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Coun Cath Homer of Northumberland County Council said: “Most of our literature lovers return their borrowed books on time. This campaign is asking the persistent few ‘book hoarders’ to turn over a new leaf.
“We hope the month-long amnesty will help get overdue titles back on our shelves so they can once again be enjoyed by other book lovers.”