October Food for Fines Month

Exchange canned goods & other foods for library overdue fines to help The Lighthouse for Christ during Food for Fines,  October 1-31, 2016, at Clay Center Carnegie Library.     Library patrons will get $1 in current fines* waived for each can or package of the following foods:
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Canned chicken or tuna
Canned tomato sauce/paste
Canned fruit
Canned soups
Boxed pasta
Bring canned goods, or items in boxes or plastic bags or jars (no glass can be accepted) to the circulation desk at your library. Don’t forget to bring your library card!
No drop offs please. No glass containers. No open packages. No repackaged or expired food.
* Food for Fines does NOT include replacement fees for lost or damaged materials, collection agency fees, card replacement fees, and future overdue fines.


Come in and support the Friends of the Library Group and the Library by adopting a book October 15-November 30, 2016.  A book is adopted by you and put on the library shelf in honor or memory of a person(s) of your choosing.  The process for adopting a book is as follows:

  1. Choose one(or more) of the books on display to adopt.
  2. Pay for the price of the book.
  3. Fill out the information on the slip provided in the book.
  4. The inscription you wrote on the slip will be typed on a book plate and placed in the front cover of the book during processing.
  5. After the book is processed, it will be placed on the shelves for checkout.

Books that are available for adoption will be on display in the children’s department located in the basement of the library during this time.