LITTLE ROCK, AR—Shed unwanted library fines this holiday season. The Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) is continuing its tradition of helping those in need by holding its annual Food for Fines event from Sunday, November 26, through Saturday, December 2.
Food for Fines gives patrons an opportunity to help others in central Arkansas and to reduce fines for overdue library materials. During Food for Fines, patrons may bring in donations of non-perishable food items to offset overdue fines on their library accounts. Each non-perishable food item will offset $1 in fines up to $10. Fines accrued for billed items or replacement fees are not eligible under the program.
Food collected during the drive will be donated to the Arkansas Foodbank, which has been working to alleviate hunger in Arkansas for more than 30 years. More details are available at www.cals.org