Library introduces payment plan for out-of-town cardholders
October 18, 2023
Sweet Home's Public Library is kickstarting a payment plan for people who live out of town and can't afford to pay $35 upfront for a library card. Library Director Megan Dazey announced the new plan at the library's board meeting on October 12.
"We've had a lot of people asking, that live out of town," Dazey said at the meeting. "We've tried it a couple of times in the last two weeks... and people have been very happy."
Here's how the plan works. The library will ask for a five dollar down payment when someone comes to sign up, with a five dollar minimum payment due each month. As they pay...