Late fees set to be waived at Warrnambool library

Monique Patterson
Updated December 9 2021 - 8:26am, first published December 8 2021 - 5:30pm

One of the biggest positive steps I see is the new library won't charge late fees.

- Councillor Ben Blain
ALL SMILES: Archie, 10, and Harper Campbell, 8, check out a book at the Warrnambool library, which is abolishing late fees. Picture: Morgan Hancock

Avid readers have been urged to return to Warrnambool's library with the city council voting to waive more than $100,000 in outstanding late fees.

Monique Patterson

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