Erase your library fines

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Food banks become an essential lifeline for so many in need. The annual Food for Fines campaign by UVic Libraries offers relief from library fines in exchange for non-perishable food items, which are then donated to the Mustard Seed Food Bank and the UVic Students’ Society Food Bank & Free Store. Items most needed include rice, pasta, baby food, peanut butter, canned beans and fish, as well as toothbrushes, toothpaste and soap.

Fines will be discounted by $3 for every non-perishable food item or personal item (up to a maximum of $20). Library users may also pay for their fines (up to $20) as a donation to Mustard Seed.

For more info

What: Food for Fines – UVic Libraries

When: April 1 until April 21

Where: Donations can be brought to the Mearns Centre for Learning – McPherson Library and/or the Diana M. Priestly Law Library (Fraser Building). Hours/locations