Exchange Food For Fines
Thursday, November 21, 2013

The MidPointe Library System will be offering patrons a chance to do good in their community, while simultaneously eliminating Library overdue fees as they again sponsor their popular "Food For Fines" program. From November 29th through December 31st, for each non-perishable item a patron donates, one dollar of outstanding fines will be forgiven.

"MidPointe's Food For Fines program is a wonderful way for our users to eliminate their fines, while contributing to a worthy cause," says Library Director Anita Carroll. "We always see an enthusiastic response from the community and are thrilled we can offer the program again this year."

The MidPointe Library System will be distributing the contributions throughout their service area to multiple food pantries and charitable organizations including Reach Out Lakota, the EMA Food Pantry in Trenton and the Salvation Army of Middletown.

Canned goods, boxed mixes, toiletries and paper goods are all welcome contributions. New this year, donated items can be used for up to ten dollars worth of fines per patron, instead of five dollars as in past years. Fees for lost or damaged materials cannot be forgiven through this program.

MidPointe first launched the Food For Fines program in 2011 and in two years the campaign has resulted in over $10,000 in forgiven fines and more than 12,000 items donated to local charitable organizations.



 
 
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