Effective immediately, The Cornell Public Library will not charge overdue fines on adult books, children’s books, audiobooks/CD’s, periodicals, reference materials, DVD’s, puppet kits, and NSP meters, effective immediately.
We will also eliminate all fines on patron’s accounts up until now.
This means everyone will have a fresh start with a zero balance.
These policy updates are an investment in our patrons and our community. We do not want to turn anyone away due to an inability to pay