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Have an overdue book or unpaid fines? L.A. Public Library to offer 2-week amnesty program

Have an overdue book or unpaid fines? L.A. Public Library to offer 2-week amnesty program

Patrons of the Los Angeles Public Library who’ve racked up fines for overdue books will soon get a reprieve.

Starting Feb. 1, the city’s library system will offer a two-week amnesty period.

Overdue, undamaged materials -- including books, DVDs, and tapes -- can be returned to the downtown Central Library or 72 branch libraries. All fines will be forgiven, and patrons will again be allowed to use their library cards.

“We’re encouraging everyone -- children, students and adults -- to return their overdue materials so they can get back to discovering all that the library has to offer, and so...

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