School Supplies Drop-off Locations

What to donate and where:

student_success_petitFinancial donations are preferable. With these funds we are able to purchase new school supplies in bulk at a discounted rate, allowing your donor dollar to go further. For those wishing to donate school supplies, please see the list of items that are most needed.

Any donation that you make is important to the Sharing in Student Success program so we accept "in kind donations" which will be distributed where it is most needed. Please give children pride and dignity by donating NEW school supplies.

Items that are most needed for September 2017:

  • Backpacks: new, child or youth-sized, containing NO corporate logos, NO offensive designs or text
  • Pencil cases: new, containing NO corporate logos, NO offensive designs or text
  • Pencils
  • Erasers
  • Metric rulers
  • Packages of 3-ring hole lined paper
  • Lined notebooks
  • Pens
  • Packages of colouring pencils
  • Packages of crayons
  • Packages of coloured markers
  • Highlighters
  • Pencil sharpeners
  • Glue sticks
  • Blunt scissors
  • Pencil cases
  • Geometry sets
  • Calculators
  • Duotangs
  • Binder dividers
  • NO BINDERS PLEASE

Library drop-off locations (July 2017 - September 2017)

  • Alta Vista Branch, 2516 Alta Vista Dr 613-737-2837
  • Ruth E. Dickinson Branch, 100 Malvern Dr (at Walter Baker Centre in Barrhaven)   613-580-2796
  • Greenboro E. District Branch, 363 Lorry Greenberg Dr   613-580-2957
  • Nepean Centrepointe Branch, 101 Centrepointe Dr   613-580-2710
  • St. Laurent Branch, 515 Cote St (off St. Laurent Blvd, part of the Don Gamble Community Centre) 613-748-4208
  • North Gloucester Branch, 2036 Ogilvie Rd   613-748-4208
  • Carlingwood Branch, 281 Woodroffe Ave (near Carlingwood Shopping Centre) 613-725-2449

Most of these library branches are open 10:00 am to 8:30 pm (Mon to Thurs); 1:00 to 6:00 pm (Fri) and 10:00 am to 5:00 pm (Sat).  They are closed on Sundays except for a few locations.

For specific branch hours, http://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/library

For large donations, or donations between October - June, please call Caring & Sharing at 613-226-6434 or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. so we can arrange for drop off or pick up the donated supplies.

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