For patrons with limited economic resources, fines and fees can be a barrier to using STEM kits. In considering how to make STEM kits available to all members of your community, explore how some libraries have eliminated fines and fees.
Eliminating Fines and Fees on Children’s Materials to Create a Win-Win for Your Library and Community (Presented at the 2018 Public Library Association Conference)
Beth Crist, Youth & Family Services Consultant
Colorado State Library , CO
Terri Spaulding, Collection Resources Manager
High Plains Library District , CO
Judiane Koch, Librarian
Centennial Park Library , Greeley , CO