Food for Fines Food Drive – Nov. 6-19

Food 4 Fines

The John Spoor Broome Library will be hosting its semi-annual Food for Fines Food Drive from Nov. 6-19. Help support FOOD Share, Ventura County's Food Bank, by donating non-perishable food items. Bring in a donation and receive $1 for every can or non-perishable, non-expired food item toward overdue fines up to $10. You’re welcome to bring food donations even if you don’t have fines. Collection bins will be located in the Broome Library lobby.

Food items needed most include:

  • Canned proteins (e.g. tuna, chicken)
  • Canned soup
  • Canned or dried fruits
  • Canned vegetables
  • Dried beans, rice, and pasta
  • Canned spaghetti sauce
  • Peanut butter
  • Cereal

For more information contact Riki Hernandez, Library Services Specialist II, Circulation and Stacks, at 805-437-3379 or

Meet a Cal Fresh Representative every Wednesday

CalFresh can be a great way to help pay for healthy and nutritious groceries. Go to to find out if you are eligible and to apply. You can also stop by the CalFresh office, located in Ojai Hall, Room 1978, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Wednesday to meet with a CalFresh representative.

For more information contact Jeannette Edwards, Centers Coordinator, at 805-437-2608 or

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