Got extra books?

Current donation procedures (7/10/20):

Don’t throw them away! Friends of the Library sells gently used books at our Carriage House Bookshop.

To Donate Books:
– In order for us to quarantine items for 72 hours, we accept book donations BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.
-Donations are accepted at the Latter Library only (5120 St. Charles Avenue).
-To schedule an appointment: 504-345-9563 or
-NO TEXTBOOKS, encyclopedias, or magazines (see more details below)
-Books must be in boxes or bags – no loose books
-Tax donation receipt available upon request

What We Can Accept:

  • new or gently used books, CDs, vinyl records and DVDs

What We Cannot Accept:

  • books damaged by water or smoke
  • cassette tapes
  • VHS tapes
  • magazines and newspapers
  • instruction manuals

We regret we cannot pick up books at your home or office at this time.

Thank you!