COVID-19 Update: Donations are only being accepted by the Friends of the Library at the Central Branch and the Westlake Branch.
The library accepts unrestricted, irrevocable gifts of books and other library materials.
Your donations are accepted with the understanding that they’ll be added to the collection following the Material Selection Plan.
The library reserves the right to sell or otherwise dispose of gifts and donated materials through branch book sales, the Friends of the Library book sales, recycling or disposal services.
Calcasieu Parish Public Library will not assign a value to donated gift materials. However, the library will stamp or sign the patron’s list of items for X number of books, boxes of books, books-on-tapes, etc., which you can use for tax purposes.
Gifts of money are always welcome and appreciated.
Specific recommendations from the donor are honored as far as the suggestions enhance subject areas of need within the collection and are following the Collection Development Policy selection guidelines.