203-272-2245 · 104 Main Street, Cheshire, CT 06410

Food for Fines

May is Food for Fines Month!

May 1, 2019 – May 31, 2019

Overdue fines keeping you from using the library?
Clear up your account while helping someone in need!

In lieu of fines, we are accepting donations of food and toiletries to benefit the Cheshire Food Pantry.


  • All donations must be non-perishable, unopened and cannot be expired.
  • Donations will clear fines on materials that have been returned. They will not be accepted for lost or damaged items.
  • Minimum of one donated item to clear fines on one account.
  • Donated items must be brought to the Front Circulation Desk. PLEASE do not put food or toiletry donations in our bookdrop.

Most Wanted Items:

These are items the Cheshire Food Pantry is in particular need of right now: 

  • Jar Pasta Sauce
  • Mayonnaise
  • Canned Peaches
  • Fruit Cups
  • Crackers
  • Paper Towels
  • Toilet Paper
  • Kleenex