November 26th, Marion Carnegie Library will waive fines for library
visitors and support a local charitable organization at the same time. This
year, the library is supporting Gum Drops. Gum Drops is a local organization
that helps local at-risk children by providing easy to prepare food.
outstanding library overdue fines may bring a donation of new/unopened Ramen
noodle cups, Easy Mac cups, granola/cereal bars, tuna or chicken salad kits,
single serving cereal boxes, canned soup or canned spaghetti/ravioli to have
the overdue fines forgiven. Donations are also welcome from all community
members and library visitors. Please drop off items during regular library
hours, Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday and Saturday
from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Fines will be
forgiven in the following manner:
item = $1 in fines
items = $2 in fines
items = $3 in fines
items = $4 in fines
items = $5 in fines
items = $10 in fines
items = $15 in fines
Donations are not valid for lost or damaged items
or printing costs. Only new/unopened items from the above list will be accepted
and only through the month of December. The library staff reserves the right to
refuse any item.