Donating Books and Other Materials

PLEASE NOTE: We are now accepting donations in small numbers – one small box per customer per week, no more than 15 books total. Please be sure to follow the guidelines below.


Materials must be clean – free of dirt, mold, mildew, foxing (brown spots), and moisture

Materials must be in good condition – no marks or stickers in books, covers and pages smooth and uncreased, DVDs or CDs in original cases

We do not accept:

  • Textbooks or workbooks
  • Magazines (including National Geographic)
  • Newspapers
  • Cassette tapes, VHS tapes, record albums
  • Books on health, medicine, or science older than 5 years

We cannot guarantee that donations will be added to the library collection…

  • Some books may be sent to our reseller
  • Some books may be shared with others or placed in our free bookcase in the lobby

If you have many items to donate – please save them and give us no more than 25 per week.

Thank you for your generosity!