School Supplies Drop-off Locations

What to donate and where:

student_success_petitFinancial donations are preferred. 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 most-needed items below.

Any donation that you make is important to the Sharing in Student Success program. Any in-kind donations we receive will be redistributed to where they are most needed. Please help us grant children pride and dignity by donating NEW school supplies.

Most-needed items 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

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, please visit:

For large donations, or donations between October and June, please contact the Caring and Sharing Exchange directly:

Phone: 613-226-6434
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We will arrange for a drop-off or pick-up of donated supplies.

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