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Food for Fines Ends Today

Food for Fines Ends Today

Posted June 30, 2017

Reduce Your Fines With Generosity

From June 23-30

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East Brunswick Public Library is offering its customers a chance to take care of their library fines and help the community at the same time. The library is launching a "Food for Fines" program from June 23-30.
For every item of non-perishable, non-expired food or personal hygiene product donated, you can have $3 in fines waived from their library account or a free replacement card. Customers can have a maximum of $12 waived in fines for a total of four items donated. Fees for lost or damaged materials cannot be forgiven through this program.
Food collected will be donated to the Crisis Room at Aldersgate United Methodist Church of East Brunswick. Located at 562 Ryders Lane, this food bank serves community residents in need. Information about the Crisis Room can be found online.You can also drop off additional donations for the Crisis Room at this time.
Acceptable donations include:
boxed meals * canned food * peanut butter * rice * cereal  pasta * crackers * dried beans  * tuna * diapers * toothpaste  soap * laundry detergent
Donations cannot be expired, damaged or opened. No trial-sized items accepted.