Seattle Public Library's first fine-free day yields return of 9,000 overdue books on March 26, 1970.
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- Posted 1/01/2000
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On March 26, 1970, The Seattle Public Library institutes its first fine-free day and borrowers return nearly 9,000 overdue books.
Judy Anderson, Gail Lee Dubrow, and John Koval, The Library Book: A Good Book for a Rainy Day (Seattle: Seattle Arts Commission, 1991), 62.
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