Receive a $1.00 waiver for current or old fines in exchange for each canned food or non-perishable item; up to a maximum of $20.00 in fines.
The Library cannot accept home-canned items, cans that are past their expiration date or are dented or damaged, or cans with bar codes that have been lined or scratched through.
Food for Fines does NOT include replacement fees for lost or damaged materials, library card replacement fees or future over-due fines.
Please bring your items to the Circulation Desk at Dix Hills or Melville and the staff will be happy to help you. Don’t forget to bring your library card!
All food collected will be donated to local charitable organizations for distribution.