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Children's Shopping Day / City of Lights Parade Next Saturday!!! Don't Forget to Donate!!!



The Friends of the Library are looking for donations of unwrapped gift items that a child might buy for their loved ones this Holiday season for their 3rd Annual Children’s Shopping Day (Saturday, November 29) when kids aged 4-14, can shop for holiday gifts on their own or with the help of a library volunteer. The kids will also get help wrapping and tagging each gift. Proceeds to help support library programs.

The Friends are looking for donations of:

  • Knickknacks / memorabilia / gadgets / stationary
  • Unopened puzzles / games / craft gifts
  • Gifts for men or boys / tools / ties / scarves / gloves / hats
  • Gifts for women or girls / scarves / costume jewelry
  • Legos / toys
  • Children’s Books / DVDs / CDs
  • Gift bags / tags / tissue paper/ tape

You may drop off your items at the ground floor of the library between 10am-2pm on Saturday, Nov. 22, Monday, Nov. 24, Tuesday, Nov. 25, and Wednesday, Nov. 26th. Donations are tax deductible so don’t forget to ask for a Donated Goods receipt.


Enjoy one stop shopping at the Pollard Library. Select from hundreds of items costing between $1 and $5 each.

10AM-1PM: Kids only (ages 4-14)

1PM-2PM: Kids (ages 4-14) and Friends of the Library members

2PM-4PM: Everyone welcome.

Of course, Children’s Shopping Day occurs on the same day as the annual City of Lights Parade so come on down and make a day of it. Click here for a full schedule of events for Parade Day.