AURORA — The Aurora Public Library will conduct its semiannual Food for Fines drive Nov. 1 through 30 at all locations. The drive also is held each March.
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.
Close to 10,000 food items have been donated in the past by Aurora library patrons during the one-month drive. The program was instituted in 2000.
Only nonperishable, labeled items in containers that are not damaged, expired or rusty will be accepted.
The food and other donated items (see below) will be donated to the Aurora Interfaith 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.