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Wipe out your Kern County Library fees with new amnesty program

Wipe out your Kern County Library fees with new amnesty program
Posted at 6:09 AM, Jun 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-14 09:09:39-04

You can now wipe out any fees you may have at the Kern County Library with their new one-time Amnesty Program this summer. Kern County Library is now allowing kids, teens and adults to complete an activity like logging your reading hours or donating items that will go to those in need around the county. 

The Amnesty Program will run for two weeks only; Monday June 25 though Saturday June 30, and again Monday July 30 through Saturday August 4. 

Kids and Teens can pick up a "Read As Much As You Can" reading log and turn it in to the library during one of the Amnesty Weeks and all fees will be forgiven. 

Adults can donate a library item, animal care item or canned food item from the donation list below. 

They say you can also just return the items you previously misplaced or simply forgot to turn in. 

For more information contact the Kern County Library at

Accepted Donations Include: 

All Donated Items Must Be In New, Unopened Packages.
All donated Animal Care Items will be delivered to Kern County Animal Services.
All donated Canned Foods will be delivered to CAPK’s Food Bank Program.

Baby Wipes
Classic LEGO Variety Pack | example
Clorox Wipes
Crayons & Markers
Color Pencils
Coloring Books
Craft Kits | examples 1, 2, 3, 4
Disposable Tablecloths
Duplo LEGO Variety Pack | example
Glue Sticks
Paper Plates
Safety Scissors
Sidewalk Chalk
Trash Bags

Dog & Cat Toys | examples 1, 2, 3, 4
Dog Treats | examples 1, 2
Dog Nail Trimmers | example
Feral Cat Dens | example
Flea Lice Combs | example
Fly Masks for Horses | example
Fleece Blankets
Metal Wire Playpens | example
Pet Beds | example 1, 2
Pet Carriers | examples 1, 2
Puppy Pads | example 

(Non-Expired Food Items)