GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. – As of 2020, Mesa County Libraries will stop charging overdue fines on books and items. The new policy only applies to fines incurred from failure to return materials on time. Charges for unreturned or damaged items still remain in effect.

The new policy was approved by the Library Board of Trustees and will restore privileges for 2,800 Mesa County residents. That number includes residents who are blocked from further checkout due to accumulates fines exceeding $10.

For more information on this new change which will take effect on January 1st, 2020, visit: