Each item donated cancels up to $2 in fines, to a maximum of $20.
All food collected will be donated to Foodbank Western Australia, a non-denominational charitable organization which provides food assistance to people in need across the State.
Liz Burke, Director Library Services, said: "I was involved in a similar initiative over 10 years ago and always thought it was a great way to contribute to the wider community. It’s wonderful how Murdoch Library staff have embraced the idea.
"It’s a chance for people to clear their fines by clearing their pantry and help people in need."