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October 28-November 22

Clear Your Library Fines and Help Those in Need

Covina Public Library will accept canned goods as payment for overdue fines on all materials. Donations will be distributed by local agencies.

Food for Fines Guidelines:
Goods used in payment for overdue fines must be given to staff at the front desk.
No refunds will be given.
Donated value of each item will be $1.
No IRS receipts will be provided.
No change will be given.
No credit toward future fines.
Collection Accounts are not eligible.
Donations may not be used to pay for lost or damaged items.
No damaged or expired foods will be accepted.
No perishable food items.
No food items in glass jars.


No Fines? Even if you have no fines, food donations will always be gratefully accepted. For more information, please contact Circulation Services at (626) 384-5303.