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Food for Fines

St. Charles Public Library - Holiday Fine Amnesty

Thursday, November 9 – Sunday, Novewmber 17

This is a general amnesty which will be in effect, so all fines, no matter how old or how large, are included. There are no guidelines for how much food should be contributed for specific fine amounts. Let your conscience be your guide!

Nonperishable, non-expired food (no glass containers) should be placed in the collection bins. Please inform the desk staff, so that your fine will be cleared.

Food will not be accepted for lost or damaged materials.

Your food will be donated to the Salvation Army food pantry. Please check food expiration date before donating.

Suggested items:

  •  Canned fruits & vegetables
  •  Canned meats (tuna & chicken)
  •  Canned stews, broth, chowder, chili, soups
  •  Cereal
  •  Hamburger Helper
  •  Beans - all kinds
  •  Pasta, rice
  •  Peanut butter
  •  Boxed meals, macaroni & cheese