Libraries support early literacy through no-fines initiative

Starting on or before March 1, 2014, the Garfield County Public Library District will no longer charge overdue fines on library materials classified as Easy books. This includes all items with a call number that begins with the letter E; including picture books, board books and beginning readers in Spanish and English. Read more about this decision in this week's article in the Post Independent.

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