Seg. 1: No More Fines | Seg. 2: Wrong Number Texts | KBIA

Seg. 1: No More Fines | Seg. 2: Wrong Number Texts

Jul 3, 2019
Originally published on July 5, 2019 11:59 am

Segment 1: The Kansas City Public Library has joined a movement toward eliminating late fees.

Following the announcement that the Kansas City Public Library is no longer charging late fees, we dig into the reasoning behind the decision, as well as the larger movement it's a part of.

  • Crosby Kemper III, executive director, Kansas City Public Library
  • Ramiro Salazar, president, Public Library Association, director, San Antonio Public Library

Segment 2: A Kansas City novelist collects stories about texting wrong numbers.

Adib Khorram is participating in the book launch for his friend's new young adult novel, Technically You Started It; one of their promotions has involved collecting wrong number texting stories on social media. We have extended the call for stories to our listening audience.

  • Adib Khorram, author, Darius The Great Is Not Okay
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