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“Food for Fines” benefits Unity Shoppe at all Santa Barbara Public Library locations

Posted at 2:02 AM, Nov 05, 2018

Patrons of Santa Barbara Public Library can pay off their overdue fines by donating food to the Unity Shoppe of Santa Barbara.

Beginning Monday, Nov. 5 through Thursday, Nov. 15 customers can drop off non-perishable food items at all Santa Barbara Public Library System Locations to help reduce their fines.

“Food for Fines” is for payment of overdue library fees only, at the rate of $1 per one item.

Organizers say all food donations will be delivered to the Unity Shoppe for their free food store, which serves thousands of eligible families and individuals during the holiday season.

For further information and a list of all libraries participating, visit this website.