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Wakefield library forgives fines


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WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield Library will continue to forgive all overdue fines that have been accrued by patrons so far this year and will not be charging fines until after May 27.

Librarian Carly Rusch said that the library has not been charging fines since the pandemic began as the library did not want to place a harsh financial burden on those that were already financially strapped.

“It was an unspoken fact that we were pretty lenient about charging fines,” said library president Lorraine Mussatti.

According to Rusch, the library board is still undec...

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