All library locations – Main, Eola Road Branch, West Branch, the Express Center and the Bookmobile – will accept one item of nonperishable food in payment for every $1 or increment of $1; up to $5 in fines per person.
More than 5,000 food items are donated by Aurora library patrons in a typical Food for Fines month. The program was instituted in 2000.
Only nonperishable, labeled items in cans that are not damaged, expired or rusty will be accepted (no glass jars please).
The food will be donated to the Marie Wilkinson Food Pantry.
Critically needed items include:
Commonly needed items are:
Non-food items needed are:
For more information call the library at 630-264-4100.