Report: Chicago Public Library amnesty program brings in $2 million in returned items

September 12, 2012 6:48:02 AM PDT
New figures out Wednesday show the Chicago Public Library amnesty program paid off in a big way.According to the Chicago Tribune, 101,303 items were returned, and the those books, CDs and DVD are valued at about $2 million. Approximately $642,000 in fines were waived during the amnesty period. The previous amnesty program was held in 1985.