Cherokee Regional Library System Kicks Off 2012 Food For Fines Campaign Monday

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

The Cherokee Regional Library System's 2012 Food for Fines Campaign will begin on Monday and will continue through the end of business on Friday, Nov. 30.


Library patrons may “pay” library overdue fines with a canned food item.  This will help re-stock food banks in Dade and Walker County Georgia.  One food can donation removes up to $1.00 in overdue fines.  Only overdue fines will be removed.


For more information please contact: Darla Chambliss, Assistant Director & Community Services Librarian @ Cherokee Regional Library System 706/638-8311.



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