NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) - If you have forgotten library books that are sitting on shelves and collecting overdue fines, at Forbes Library in Northampton , you can now pay those fines with canned goods.
Lisa Downing, Assistant Director of the Forbes Library, said that it is an easy way to support local communities and clear your library account.
High demand food items are non-dairy milk, cereal, crackers, peanut butter, beans, and rice.
The suggested donation under this initiative is one item for each $2 in fines.