National Library Week celebrates with events, Food for Fines |

National Library Week celebrates with events, Food for Fines


Summit County Libraries celebrates National Library Week the week of April 15. Summit County Library director Joyce Dierauer says National Library Week is a time when libraries and the people who use them come together to celebrate the contributions of libraries and library workers in our community. Summit County Libraries will also offer an amnesty on fines for over-due library materials during the two-week period of April 15-28. To have your fines forgiven, bring your food items to any of the three area Summit County Libraries. Food donations will help restock the Summit County Social Services Food Bank. Accepted items include canned chili, canned stew, canned hearty soups, spaghetti, spaghetti sauce, peanut butter, canned tuna fish, canned fruit, boxed macaroni and cheese, refried beans, instant potatoes, boxed potatoes (i.e. Au Gratin), canned potatoes, canned peas, canned corn, canned beans (black beans, pinto beans, baked beans, white beans, refried beans), canned juices, boxed minute rice or other boxed rice. Summit County library events on Wednesday are as follows:n 10:30 a.m. – North Branch Library in Silverthorne, Buckles the Clown, refreshments will be served. For more information: (970) 468-5887n 10:45 a.m. – Main Branch Library in Frisco, Peak Rhythms interactive Children’s Drum Circle, refreshments will be served. For more information, call (970) 468-5887 or (970) 668-5555

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