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The Great Give Back Donation Drives
October 17, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until October 31, 2021
Donate any day of in October during library hours, from October 1 – 31.
Give back this year as part of The Great Give Back, a library initiative aimed at giving our patrons a chance to make a difference. This year the library will have three donation drives running. Next time you visit the library, feel free to bring in some items to donate to one or more of our drives!
Winter Coat Drive
Bring your new or like new/gently used coats to JJML during the month of October to donate to the Sag Harbor Food Pantry. The library will bring all the winter gear down to the pantry before the cold weather hits. New hats, gloves, and scarves are accepted as well.
Paperback Books for Jails Project
The library is working with the Suffolk County Library System to donate paperback books to Suffolk County Jails. Patrons can bring up to 10 paperback books in like-new condition a day to donate, and we will mail the books in a coordinated mailing. Often asked for books are:
- Adult & YA fiction
- instructional books on any subject
- spanish and foreign language books
- LGBTQA+ books
- history books (especially from diverse cultural viewpoints)
- blank softcover journals
- self-help books
- legal books
Pet Leash & Toy Drive
The library is teaming up with Bideawee shelter to collect leashes and toys for our canine and feline friends! Please bring leashes and toys meant for any size animal to the library, and we will deliver the items to Bideawee. You can also join us on October 13 for a toy making event where we will make some quick and easy toys for the dogs ourselves! Check it out here.