Exchange canned goods & other foods for library overdue fines to help Second Harvest Food Bank during Food for Fines, January 6 - 19, 2014, at all Nashville Public Library locations.
Library members will get $1 in current fines* waived for each can or package of the following foods:
- peanut butter
canned chicken or tuna
- canned fruit
- canned soups
Bring canned goods, or items in boxes or plastic bags or jars (no glass can be accepted) to the circulation desk at your library. Don't forget to bring your library card!
- No dropoffs please
- No glass containers
- No open packages
- No repackaged or expired food
All donations go to Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee.
Did you know that one in four children in the state of Tennessee is food insecure? Or that hunger is a reality for one in six Tennesseeans? Don't miss Nashville Public Library's Hunger Awareness programming in January 2014.
* Food for Fines does NOT include replacement fees for lost or damaged materials, collection agency fees, card replacement fees, and future overdue fines.