Little Free Pantry

Banff Public Library is pleased to offer a Little Free Pantry to those in need.

Food items in the Little Free Pantry are packaged and non-perishable. We also receive the occasional supply of bread from the Banff Food Rescue.

On the Little Free Pantry shelf, we also stock hygiene products such as soap, shampoo, deodorant, and feminine hygiene products.  

Community partnerships with the Banff Food Rescue, donations from residents of Banff and community grants such as the Municipal Community Wellbeing grants, helps us keep the Little Free Pantry stocked.

For more information about our Community Wellness Programs, please contact us by phone at 403.762.2661 or by email at

Banff Food Map: Click here to download or pick up a copy at the library.

The Little Free Pantry shelf was built by students at BCHS.

We welcome donations of unopened, non-perishable foods that you can drop off at the library front desk.

Here is a list of suggested donations:

  1. Canned goods:
    • Fruits
    • Vegetables
    • Beans
    • Soups / stews
    • Fish / meat
    • Tomato sauce
    • Pasta sauce
  2. Condiments / Jams / Spices 
  3. Unopened, packaged items:
    • Pasta / ramen noodles
    • Mac & cheese
    • Rice
    • Granola bars
    • Cereal / oatmeal
    • Fruit cups
    • Juice boxes
    • Baby formula
  4. Can openers