Food for Fines

Box of canned food sits by a box of books. Food for fines. Donate to a good cause, get fines waived!

What is Food for Fines?

NOVEMBER 1 - 20, patrons may exchange 1 non-perishable canned or boxed food item to the library, and get $1.00 worth of fines cleared from their account.

These items will be donated to the City of Longview Thanksgiving Food Drive that is collected annually at Longview Convention Complex


- Must be non-perishable and not expired.

- Must be Thanksgiving-themed/related (corn, potatoes, vegetables, etc.).

- Must be at least 12 ounces.

- Total fines waived cannot exceed $20.00.

- Cannot be applied to Interlibrary Loan related materials/fees, replacement cost fees, or collection agency fees.

Items can be brought to the front desk for review, and then fines will be waived by a supervisor.
Please call (903) 237-1350 for more information or to request help unloading items.