We’ve all been there. You check out a book from the library. The due date comes…and goes. And you forget to return it. Another day goes by and another—and pretty soon, you’ve racked up a fair amount of fines. Well, the Chicago Public Library is taking a gentler approach. For the next two weeks, it’s offering amnesty to anyone who has fines from overdue or lost materials. Chicago Public Library Commissioner Brian Bannon explains how it all works.