Food for fines

Library customers can pay overdue fees and help restock the pantries of Valley food banks during the Phoenix Public Library’s annual Food for Fines, April 9-23, 2016.

During Food for Fines, 50 cents will be deducted from a customer’s library account fees for each non-perishable food item donated at any of the city’s 17 libraries. A maximum of $75 can be paid with donated food. Perishable, expired, beyond sell by date and homemade food items will not be accepted. For information, visit or call 602-262-4636.

Food donated to the following branches will be given to the Desert Mission Food Bank:

  • Acacia Library
    750 E. Townley Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85020
  • Desert Broom Library
    29710 N. Cave Creek Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85331
  • Juniper Library
    1825 W. Union Hills Dr. Phoenix, AZ 85027
  • Mesquite Library
    4525 E. Paradise Village Parkway North Phoenix, AZ 85032