A little bit of bum is in every bibliophile

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A little bit of bum is in every bibliophile

Durango Public Library owed nearly $30,000 in late fines
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Money collected for fines on all library-material types:
2013: $35,236.06
2014: $32,869.55
2015: $13,553.11 (through May, $32,761.55 projected for the year)
Library books currently overdue: 2,545
Money currently owed for overdue books: $27,491.72
Durango Public Library

A little bit of bum is in every bibliophile

Tsiy Harris, a page with the Durango Public Library, keeps tabs on returned books in the circulation workroom on Wednesday. DPL patrons currently own a combined $30,000 in overdue fees. Book fines are capped at $5.
A book returned by a patron of the Durango Public Library is carried into the library’s circulation workroom on a conveyor belt Wednesday.
Talisker Kautter, 6, left, and his brother, Cashel, 2, return their books Wednesday to the Durango Public Library. They are the sons of Sallie and Justin Kautter of Durango.
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