Pay library fines with canned food

DOWNEY - During the month of December, the Downey City Library will accept canned and packaged staple goods as payment for overdue fines on returned library materials.Volunteers from Downey Council PTA HELPS will distribute the goods to needy local families. "Even if you don't owe library fines, we encourage everyone to bring in food items to the library to help local families," said circulation supervisor Josephine de la Dingco. The donated value of each item will be 50 cents. Goods will be accepted until Dec. 31 at the Circulation desk. For more information, call (562) 904-7366.

********** Published: December 23, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 36