GRAND HAVEN, Mich. -- As part of its observance of National Library Week, Loutit District Library is again offering patrons the opportunity to exchange Food for Fines.
From April 13 through April 19, patrons can bring in non-perishable food or personal hygiene products for donation to Love INC and receive a waiver of $1.00 per item (up to a maximum of $5.00) off their current late fees at the library.
The food items most needed by Love INC include canned meals and spaghetti, "Helper" and other meals in boxes, canned tuna and meats, and pancake mixes.
Personal hygiene products, such as toilet paper, shampoo and conditioner, diapers (all sizes) and wipes, laundry detergent, soap, shaving cream, razors and deodorant, are needed as well.
Everyone is invited to donate food and necessities. Late fees are not a prerequisite.