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“Food for Fines” Day at Allegany County Libraries

March 30th, 2016 by WCBC Radio

As part of their “National Library Week” celebration, the Allegany County Library System has partnered with the Western Maryland Food Bank to offer “Food for Fines” Day.  On Thursday, April 14, all branches of the library will accept non-perishable food donations in exchange for library fines.  Each donated item will reduce the patron’s library fines by $1.00, up to a maximum of $10.00 per person.  Food donations must be within their expiration date, undamaged, and unopened.  All food items are collected by the Western Maryland Food Bank at the end of the day.


For more information, contact any branch of the Allegany County Library System: Frostburg at 301-687-0790, George’s Creek at 301-463-2629, LaVale at 301-729-0855, South Cumberland at 301-724-1607, Washington Street at 301-777-1200, or Westernport at 301-359-0455.


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