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Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Food For Fines Is Back

Click the photo to see an enlarged list of suggested food and personal care items
For every item you bring in, you'll get $1.00 off your Des Plaines Public Library overdue fines (not applicable to fines for items from our neighboring libraries or fees for lost/damaged items). Donated items go directly to the Self-Help Closet & Pantry of Des Plaines, so please - check the expiration dates. We will not accept expired items. What items are most needed?
  • Macaroni & cheese
  • Canned fruit
  • Canned vegetables
  • Soup
  • Tuna/canned meat
  • Beans
  • Canned tomatoes
  • Spaghetti sauce
  • Peanut butter
  • Jelly
  • Canned meals
  • Pasta
  • Rice
  • Cereal/Oatmeal
  • Pancake mix/Syrup
  • Coffee, Tea, Hot Chocolate
  • Juice
  • Drink mixes
  • Dry/canned milk
  • Baking supplies
  • Baby food/formula
  • Diapers
  • Paper products
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Toothpaste
  • Shampoo
You'll feel better for taking care of your library fines and best of all, you'll provide nutrition and sustenance to a local person in need. Food For Fines - now through April 17, 2011 at your Des Plaines Public Library.

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