Our Head Start program is in need of new books for classrooms. Will you help? Following are just some specific titles our enrolled babies, toddlers, and preschoolers would love to have:

  • ABC Look at Me by Roberta Grobel Intrater
  • Can You Tell How Someone Feels? (Early Social Behavior Book Series) by Nita Everly
  • The Feelings Book by Todd Parr
  • Glad Monster, Sad Monster by Ed Emberley & Anne Miranda
  • The Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle
  • The Pout Pout Fish by Deborah Diesen
  • Happy and Sad, Grouchy and Glad by Constance Allen
  • My Many Colored Days by Dr. Seuss
  • On Monday When it Rained by Cherryl Kachenmeister
  • Proud of our Feelings by Lindsay Leghorn
  • See How I Feel by Julie Aigner-Clark
  • Sometimes I Feel Like a Storm Cloud by Lezlie Evans
  • Today I Feel Silly & Other Moods That Make My Day by Jamie Lee
  • Lion, Lion by Miriam Busch
  • Raisin The Littlest Cow by Miriam Busch
  • Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell

We love all books. Here are just some specific authors we love:

  • Eric Carle
  • Leo Lioni
  • Dr. Seuss
  • Mo Willems
  • Kevin Henkes
  • Laura Numeroff
  • Miriam Busch 

Finally, we love these types of books:

  • Touchy, feely
  • Song books
  • “Pete the Cat” books
  • “There was an Old Lady” books
  • “Baby Faces” books – most are by Roberta Grobel Intrater

Click HERE to donate now or mail in a contribution to:

Community Action Partnership of Lancaster and Saunders Counties
210 O Street
Lincoln, NE 68508

We'd also be happy to accept new/gently used books appropriate for children age 5 and under already in your collection. They can be dropped off Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM at the address listed above.

We are also partnering with Indigo Bridge Books, A Novel Idea Bookstore, Francie & Finch Bookshop, and Hair Masters (at four Lincoln locations), which are all collecting book donations for us throughout the month of April. Donate a book at any of these locations to support Head Start! 

Questions? Contact Heather Loughman at (402) 875-9339 or

Thank you for helping our children develop a love of books and for reading!