Miss Bertie’s Hopkins Library provides a safe and welcoming space for children and adults in Hopkins where they have access to books, help with homework, games, and friendly faces. Their aim is to teach Hopkins’ youth to be responsible with books and other library property, and to take pride and ownership in their community library.
Arts and Recreation, Children’s Storybooks, ‘Learning-to-Read’ Books, Parenting, Young Adult Fiction and Non-Fiction, and Young Readers and Teenage Fiction
Children Learning Show DVDs, Dictionaries,and Educational DVDs
Ballpoint Pens, Crayons, Carbon Paper, Erasers, Markers, Pencils, Rulers, Scissors, Stencils, and Strong Paper/Cardboard Glue
Working Laptops and Ink: HP 664 XL color / HP61 XL Black
Listed on this page are the specific needs requested by the community project(s) so you can choose exactly what to pack for a purpose and express your gratitude to the local community with the supplies you take them. If you prefer, you may reach out directly to them to inquire about items which may be available for purchase locally. Arranging visits to community projects is beyond the scope of our mission. If you wish to visit a project, contact the participant and they can let you know what is possible.
Candy and balloons are not on the needs list as they are harmful for the children and the environment for the following reasons:
• Few of the children benefiting from these projects have access to toothpaste, toothbrushes, or a dentist. The candy promotes cavities.
• The balloons once they become deflated are a choking hazard for local wildlife.
Instead of taking candy or balloons, use that space for additional requested supplies, as they are priceless.