Hamden Public Library announces February Fines Forgiveness Days. On Monday-Friday Feb 13, 14, 15, 16 & 17 the library will forgive fines for each overdue item that is returned to any branch of the library accompanied by an item of non-perishable food as a donation to the Food Bank for distribution to Hamden families. There is no limit on the number of items that may be returned nor the total amount of fines that will be forgiven. This offer applies to fines only. Collection fees and charges for lost or damaged items will not be waived.