Libraries Accepting Charitable Donations 2024

'Tis the giving season all year round...find a library in Onondaga County where you can donate items and give back to your community! 


Manlius Library

  • Toy drive for Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC)
  • Manlius Library is collecting new, unwrapped toys for babies, kids, and teens. 
  • Some of the items you can donate include teething toys, baby dolls, Lego kits, cars & trucks, board games, magnetic tiles, blocks, crafts for teens, play food, and play tool kits.

Soule Branch Library


Manlius Library

Manlius Library is collecting new and gently used children's books to help support: 

  • Little Free Libraries (neighborhoods, businesses & services)
  • F-M Food Pantry
  • SYR Reading Runway
  • Manlius Police Department
  • and others!

Year-round collections

Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville 

  • Hygiene items and toiletries  
  • The library accepts individually packaged hygiene items to help fellow library users in need.
  • Toothbrushes, nail clippers, tissues, and other hygiene products will go towards their long-term project of outfitting the library’s bathrooms with “hygiene pockets.”

East Syracuse Free Library 

  • Non-perishable food and other grocery items
  • The East Syracuse Free Library is a drop-off sight for non-perishable food items and other grocery items such as cleaning products, soaps, shampoo and paper products.
  • All items will be donated to the library's local food pantries.

Manlius Library

  • Diapers and non-perishable food
  • Manlius Library is collecting diapers for the Calvary Club for the CNY Diaper Bank.
  • The library is also collecting non-perishable food for the F-M Food Pantry.

Mundy Branch Library

  • Warm clothes
  • Hats and mittens/gloves
  • For kids through adult
  • Accepting year-round, especially in winter