The Library is the main supplier of supplies, ambulance uniforms and clothes for homeless students in the area, Ellington said. Donations are collected year-round and distributed through the School Board. Talk to your local Library branch for information on how you can help make a difference.
Visit www.rpl.org to find out more about the Rapides Parish Library. You can also call 318-443-7295 for more information about the Library and about donations.
For information about homeless children registered in Rapides Parish schools, call Linda Ellington at 442-8891. Visit www.rpsb.us for more information about the Rapides Parish School Board.
The Rapides Parish Library is a medium-size public library, serving Rapides Parish located in central Louisiana. The library consists of a Main Library, 5 urban branches, 4 rural branches, a bookmobile, a van service to the homebound, and a van service to child development centers.