Fine Free Lending Policy (RIPL cardholders)

Effective January 1, 2023: The Rock Island Public Library is committed to removing barriers that prevent the public from utilizing the library’s collection and services; therefore, the library will no longer charge overdue fines for traditional materials for Rock Island Public Library cardholders. Specialty items such as mobile hotspots, mobile streaming devices, cultural passes, or library of things items are not included. Eliminating fines ensures that all people have free access to traditional library materials and resources, encouraging the pursuit of life-long learning.

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