The Library of Congress offers a Surplus Book Program to provide books and reading materials which are not needed for the Library's own uses to qualifying organizations.  This program is available to nonprofit educational institutions, museums, or public libraries and agencies of the local, state, or federal government.  Please follow the following instructions ( and fill out the application below, then send to:

U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith
Attention:  Education Aide
702 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, D.C.  20510-2504
202-224-5054, 202-224-5321 fax (Subject line:  Library of Congress Surplus Books)

Senator Hyde-Smith’s office will then be pleased to assist in selecting reading material for eligible Mississippi schools and organizations.  A Hyde-Smith staff member will contact you regarding your request.