new york city public library

Read Off Your Debt


New York City’s public library is letting kids pay overdue book fines by doing the one thing that caused the trouble in the first place.

Beginning next week kids enrolled in the summer reading program can knock one dollar of their bill for every 15 minutes they spend nose deep in a book. Jack Martin is the library’s Assistant Director. He says kids are using the library more than ever because their parents can’t afford new books or need to spend that money elsewhere.  read more »