Friends of the LSU Libraries

Give to the LSU Libraries / Friends of the LSU Libraries

The Friends of the LSU Libraries was formed on April 7, 1962, and has supported the LSU Libraries for more than five decades. They are perhaps best known for their annual Friends of the LSU Libraries Book Bazaar, with thousands of books of every kind for sale.

Through the generosity of our Friends, we have been able to acquire of a wide variety of materials in many subject areas.


The Book Barn

The Book Barn has been closed since early March, due to COVID. We know many of you have been cleaning out and have books to donate. In order to allow you to donate your books, yet maintain safe social distancing, we are taking donations By Appointment Only. Donations can be made on Monday and Wednesday mornings. The quickest way to schedule an appointment is to notify us using FB messenger. You may also call the Book Barn number-225-578-5925- and leave a message. Someone will call you back as soon as possible. There will be no donation bins at Kean's until further notice.

Contact Information

Friends of the LSU Libraries Book Barn
3555 River Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

(225) 578-5925 or message us on Facebook.