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Supply Donations for Community Enrichment

June 19th thru August 27th

All branches of Bossier Parish Libraries will be collecting books & school supplies for community organizations who enrich the lives of children within Bossier Parish.  Donate items and get rewarded with Library Loot dollars that can be used for fine forgiveness, entry for a drawing for a Family Game Night pack, and more.

Download printable supply list

Book Donations

Donations will be given to the Step Forward Little Free Library program and other commuinity organizations that promote early childhood literacy.  We are seeking early elementary books (picture books, early readers, small beginning chapter books) in new or gently used condition.

  • Earn 1 library loot for every 3 books donated.

School Supply Donations

Donations will be collected for children within Bossier Parish who cannot afford to acquire these items on their own.

  • Earn 1 library loot for every 5 items donated from the following list

  • Binders
    • White 1" 3-ring binder (clear outside cover pocket)
    • 1.5" 3-ring binder
    • White 2" 3-ring binder (clear outside cover pocket)
    • 2.5" 3-ring binder (clear outside cover pocket)
  • Dividers
    • ​​​​​​​Tab dividers (write-on tabs preferred), 5 ct
    • Plastic tab dividers (with pockets), 6 ct
    • Basic tab dividers, 8 ct
  • Erasers
    • ​​​​​​​Large pink erasers
    • Pink pearl erasers
    • Pink bevel erasers
    • Cap erasers, 6 ct
  • Folders
    • Plastic folders with brads and pockets (assorted colors)
    • Pocket folders NO BRADS (assorted colors)
    • Plastic 2-pocket/3-prong folders (5 Star brand, any colors)
  • Glue
    • ​​​​​​​Glue sticks (.77 size)
  • Miscellaneous
    • ​​​​​​​Coloring books
    • 3x5 index cards
    • 12" ruler
    • Kleenex
    • Paper towel
  • Notebooks
    • ​​​​​​​Composition books (marble cover)
    • 4x4 graph composition book (black marble cover)
    • Spiral single-subject notebook (wide ruled)
    • Spiral 3-subject notebook
  • Paper
    • ​​​​​​​Wide-ruled loose notebook paper (150-200 sheets per pack)
  • Scissors
    • ​​​​​​​Blunt-nosed scissors (Fiskers brand preferred)
    • Pointed school scissors (Fiskers brand preferred)
  • Tape
    • ​​​​​​​Scotch tape
  • Earn 1 library loot for every 3 items donated from the following list

  • Cleaning Supplies
    • ​​​​​​​Clorox wipes
    • Wet Ones wipes
    • Hand sanitizer (pump, 7.5-8 oz)
    • Anti-disinfectant spray (like Lysol)
    • Baby wipes, 80 ct package
  • Crayons, Markers, & Paint
    • ​​​​​​​Crayola crayons, 8 ct, 16 ct, or 24 ct
    • Thick classic washable colored markers (no neon colors)
    • Thin classic washable colored markers (no neon colors)
    • Crayola fine-tip markers (no neon colors), 8 ct
    • Crayola/Rose Art watercolors
  • Folders
    • ​​​​​​​Manila file folders
  • Glue
    • ​​​​​​​Elmer's school glue (4 oz bottle)
  • Miscellaneous
    • ​​​​​​​4x4 Post-It brand sticky notes
    • 8.5x11 top load clear sheet protectors
    • Clipboard (with low profile clip)
    • School box (plastic cigar  box size)
    • Quart/Gallon size Ziploc bags
    • Band-aids (latex free)
  • Earn 1 library loot for every 2 items donated from the following list

  • Miscellaneous
    • ​​​​​​​Earbuds/Headphones
    • Play-Doh
    • White reinforcement labels, 200 ct
  • Paper
    • ​​​​​​​Manila paper, 9x12 or 12x18
    • Construction paper, 9x12 (any same color in one pack)
    • Construction paper, 9x12 or 12x18 (assorted colors)
    • Colored printer paper
    • Colored cardstock, 8.5x11 (any color)
  • Pencils, Pens, Markers, & Highlighters
    • ​​​​​​​No. 2 yellow pencils, presharpened (American Standard, Ticondaronga, or USA Gold brands preferred)
    • Red pens
    • Colored pencils, 12 ct
    • Crayola Twistable colored pencils, 12 ct
    • Highlighters (assorted colors)
    • Dry erase markers (black fine tip)
    • Chisel tip dry erase markers
  • Pencil Storage
    • ​​​​​​​3-ring pencil pouch
    • Pencil box
    • Zippered pencil bag
  • Earn 2 library loot for every 1 donation of the following item

  • Large Towel (for rest time)
  • Earn 3 library loot for every 1 donation of the following item

  • Kindermat (vinyl)
  • Backpack (no wheels)

For more information, contact us:  contactus@bossierlibrary.org