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Overdue Library Books Will Cost More in Cumberland County

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FAYETTEVILLE — For the first time in 12 years, fines for overdue library books are rising in Cumberland County.

To help make up for a tight budget this year, library patrons will now pay 20 cents a day for overdue books. That is up from 10 cents a day.

The library system estimates the 100 percent increase will bring in an addition $100,000 a year.

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