February 18, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Rethinking, and Ditching, Fines for Kids

Fine forgiveness initiatives, temporary and permanent, in New York and elsewhere.

Data Crunching Proved This School Library Program Was Crucial

Two determined Nebraska librarians came up with a road map to making strategic decisions based on their school district’s data.

Swapping Library Fines for Lentils Inspires IA Teens

Allowing students to pay off library fines with canned goods instead of cash proves to have a positive impact on them and the community.