OPL cardholders can donate non-expired canned goods and other non-perishable foods in exchange for credit toward overdue fines on their OPL accounts. For each food item donated, two dollars in current fines will be waived, up to a maximum of 10 items/$20. Patrons who have accrued fines at OPL are encouraged to return long overdue items and have their fines waived for a donation of a food item.
Donations may be brought to the service desk of any OPL location, opens a new window October 6-13. A library card, opens a new window or photo ID must be shown at the time of donation to receive a fine waiver. Food for Fines waivers apply toward late fines only. Customers with questions about their account status and whether or not the waiver will apply should contact their local library branch.