If you want to encourage kids to read, but their cards are blocked because of fines, consider trying a "read down" your fines project at your library. Here are some success stories you can use as models for your library's program:
Sara Wilson — director of Mill Pond Public Library in Kingston, Wisconsin — shared this tip:
Colleen Leddy— director of Stair Public Library in Morenci, Michigan (service population: 3134) — shares her tips for creative ways to provide programs in her article Programming on a (Long, Colorful) Shoestring.
Here are some tidbits: