School Supplies for Fines

July 31 through August 13, Skokie Public Library will be accepting school supplies to offset overdue fines on your account. Donated supplies will be given to local Skokie schools.

Bring in one new packaged item from the school-approved list below and we will waive $1.00 in overdue fines up to $10.00 per library card.*

For example, if you owe $5.40 in fines, bring in at least 6 items and we will waive the $5.40. Don't have fines? We will gladly accept donations!

  • 24 ct. Crayola crayons
  • 10 or 12 ct. Crayola® thin or thick markers
  • 12 ct. colored pencils
  • #2 sharpened pencils
  • Expo dry erase markers—black fine print
  • Wide-ruled composition notebook
  • 70-sheet wide-ruled spiral notebook
  • Wide-ruled loose-leaf paper
  • Plastic/poly 2-pocket folder
  • Small or large glue sticks
  • Pink Pearl eraser
  • Large zippered pencil pouch or pencil box
  • Large box facial tissues
  • Quart or gallon zipper bags

*Does not apply to lost or damaged items or collection agency fees.