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Food For Fines Back On

It's an annual tradition that helps a lot of people.

Food for Fines (the name says it all) is an initiative of all of the Novanet libraries.  Anyone who has outstanding overdue fines can have them reduced, or even eliminated, by donating to a very worthy cause.

Here's how it works:

Drop off non-perishable food at our circulation deskFor each item of food, the fine will be reduced by $3So, for example, if you owe $20 in overdue fines, donate 7 items and your fines are considered paidThere's no limit - owe $50? 17 items will take care of itAll donations will go to the Saint Mary's Community Food Room which helps our students in need The event starts today, February 8, and runs until the 28th.

Take advantage of it.

Dr. Tatjana Takseva to Talk About Mothering in Conflict Zones

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A member of the English Department, as well as Women & Gender Studies, Dr. Takseva will be here to discuss her contributions to the new book, Mothers Under Fire: mothering in conflict areas.

The various essays in the collection,"raise awareness of the needs of women and children in areas affected by military and/or political violence worldwide".

This will be the final event in this year's Faculty Author Series and everyone is welcome to attend (refreshments will be served).

It will be held: Wednesday, February 10 at 3 o'clock in Room LI135 on the library's main floor.

See you there!