For the remainder of the holiday season, the Southington Public Library has instituted its annual Food for Fines program. Canned goods or other nonperishable food items can be used to pay overdue library fines.
All goods collected will go to Southington Community Services to help families in need during the holiday season. The following items are requested:
- Tuna fish
- Juice/juice boxes
- Macaroni and cheese
- Chef Boyardee
- Spam/hash/canned meat such as chicken, ham or beef
- Lunch snacks
- Muffin mixes
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To participate, just bring your overdue book, CD or DVD along with your food item and your library card to the Lending Desk.
Please note that lost or damaged items, fees for lost library cards and fees for items that are in the billing or collection stages are not part of the program.
Also for the holiday season, the library has once again set up a Mitten Tree. Patrons are welcome to decorate the tree with donations of new mittens, hats, gloves, scarves and socks. Handmade items are especially appreciated.
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