Visit The Library on Giving Tuesday

December 3, 2019


giving tuesdayThe Library will accept donations of non-perishable food items through December 20.

Food items donated at The Library will support the Bethesda Mission and Norther Dauphin Human Services.

All Libraries will accept donations of new and like new books for all ages to distribute to the community through The Library’s outreach activities.



Give a donation.

Give to your community.


Can’t make it to Giving Tuesday? Food and books can be donated at all of our libraries through December 20.


Food Drive Suggestions

  • Canned cranberry sauce
  • Canned fruits and vegetables
  • Boxed stuffing mix
  • Instant mashed potatoes
  • Canned yams or sweet potatoes
  • Canned gravy
  • Chicken or beef stock
  • Powdered milk
  • Tuna or Spam
  • Instant rice
  • Condensed soup (15.5oz)
  • Instant pudding or Jell-o
  • Boxed cereal (15oz)
  • Oatmeal, grits or cream of wheat
  • Pancake mix and syrup
  • Juice and powdered drinks
  • Coffee (beans or ground)
  • Salad dressings
  • Ketchup, mustard and mayonnaise
  • Peanut butter and jelly
  • Spaghetti sauce and pasta
  • Salt, pepper, sugar and sugar substitute packets




Book Drive Suggestions

New and like new books for all ages, especially children, are needed to distribute to the community through The Library’s outreach activities.


Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving that’s become an international movement. Little actions make a big difference.


Bethesda Mission collection boxes are placed at the East Shore Area Library, William H. & Marion C. Alexander Family Library, Kline Library, Madeline L. Olewine Memorial Library, and McCormick Riverfront Library. Collection dates are November 3 through December 20.


Northern Dauphin Human Services collection boxes are placed at the Elizabethville Area Library, Northern Dauphin Library, and Johnson Memorial Library. Collection dates are December 3 through December 20.


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