"Audit won't allow staff to handle the fines money: the customers have to put the money in the slot themselves. We're not allowed to put money in cash tins,"
says himself, which I expect would come as a surprise to both the auditors and the thirteen libraries (including Noddy) that do put the fines cash into tins. Anyway, we've got to dismantle the counter, put in a new bit and then reassemble the whole shebang. Which involves getting the electrician and the network contractors in to uninstall all the wiring in the counter prior to its being dismantled and install a whole new fresh lot post-rebuilding.