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Fight Fraud Hotline

On the Calendar:  Monday, 11/24/2014 8:00 AM
FINE FREE DAYS!: Return any overdue library books during Fine Free days and we will waive any additional fees. (fines already on account not waived). Just our way of saying THANKS for returning your library books! Calendar

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