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Hygiene Drive - Fine Forgiveness

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For the last week of the 2020 Help for the Homeless hygiene drive, Mead Public Library will be offering fine forgiveness for donated items! For every hygiene item donated, you can have $1 of fines removed from your account, up to a maximum of $10. The drive's urgent needs are:

  • Soaps: Laundry, Dish, Soft, Shower Gel, 2-in-1 Shampoo
  • Trash bags
  • Diapers (sizes 3-6 and Pull-Ups)
  • Deodorant (unscented)
  • Wet Wipes for babies
  • Toilet Paper
  • Toothbrushes & Toothpaste
  • Paper Towels
  • Disposable Razors
  • Tampons and pads (pads for young teens)


For a full list of items accepted in the drive, please see the following link:

Please note that only overdue fines are eligible to be removed; fees for lost or damaged books are not eligible.