Local Libraries Waive Fines for Food Drive

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Updated: 11/05/2012 5:56 am
Reno, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com)— Local libraries are waiving overdue book fines for customers who donate food in order to help collect food for the Food Bank of Northern Nevada.

Patrons with overdue books are asked to bring one non-perishable food item for every overdue book, in lieu of fines, from Nov. 5 through Nov. 26. Food barrels will be placed at library locations throughout Washoe County and everyone is welcome to participate in this food drive.

The food items especially needed are: Canned meats, fish and peanut butter; macaroni & cheese and pasta meals; powdered milk, baby formula and baby food; complete meals in a can such as stew, chili, ravioli and hearty soups; canned fruits, juice and vegetables; dry cereal, oatmeal, rice and pasta.

Food barrel locations:
Downtown Reno Library, 301 S. Center Street, Reno, 327-8300.
Duncan/Traner Community Library 1650 Carville Drive, Reno, 333-5134.
Incline Village Library, 845 Alder Ave., Incline Village, 832-4130
North Valleys Library, 1075 North Hills Blvd. #340, Reno, 972-0281.
Northwest Reno Library, 2325 Robb Drive, Reno, 787-4100.
Senior Center Library, 1155 E. 9th St., Reno, 328-2586.
Sierra View Library (Reno Town Mall), 4001 S. Virginia St., Reno, 827-3232.
South Valleys Library, 15650A Wedge Parkway, Reno, 851-5190.
Spanish Springs Library, 7100A Pyramid Lake Highway, Sparks, 424-1800.
Sparks Library, 1125 12th Street, Sparks, 352-3200.
Verdi Community Library and Nature Center, 270 Bridge St., Verdi, 345-8104.
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