Washington Public Library director Debbie Stanton and assistant LeAnn Kunz show the mitten tree displayed in the foyer of the library. The library is sponsoring the tree to collect new mittens, hats, scarves and socks for adults and children. The collection will be distributed at HACAP. area schools and Washington County Public Health. People wishing to donate items should bring new items into the library before Dec. 14. The items will be displayed on the tree before being distributed.