The library accepts donations of used books, audio books, music CDs, videos, and DVDs. Items not retained for our collection are sold in our Book Sale Room. We are unable to accept encyclopedia sets, Reader’s Digest Condensed books, magazines, college textbooks, or items stored in a basement or attic that may be very dirty or have a musty odor. The library is only able to accept 3 bags or boxes per person at one time. Please bring items to the library during regular operating hours only.
BOOKS AND MONOGRAPHS • Antiquarian, Rare and Collectible Books (ex: Special Collections) • Children’s Books • College Textbooks (published within past 10 years) • Foreign Language Books (in Western Script) • Hardcover Fiction and Nonfiction • Mass Market Paperbacks
OTHER MEDIA* • DVDs and Blu-ray Discs • Books on CD • Video Games
*Only send complete disc sets with original case art
A QUICK NOTE ABOUT THE CONDITION OF MATERIALS
Books must be free of mildew, mold, and dirt. They should not exhibit excessive spine damage, have missing pages, or be missing their covers. Books cannot have water damage. Please leave any library treatments intact. No part of the book’s pages should be removed with scissors or razor blades. For media, sets must be complete and cannot be missing the original case art.
RECYCLE OR DONATE LOCALLY: Any books which do not meet the Condition Requirements above, Activity Books and Workbooks (ex: Coloring Books), Annuals and Yearbooks, Audio Cassettes, VHS Tapes, LP Records, & Computer Software, Books Published by Magazines (ex: Reader’s Digest Condensed and Time-Life Books), Britannica and World Books Encyclopedia, Case Law and Procedural Books, Custom Course Packets, Dated Reference Material (over 5 years old), Directories and Telephone Books, Duplicate Copies (in excess of 20 copies per title), Free Copies, Examination Copies, or Advanced Reading Copies, Journals and Periodicals (ex: Literary Criticisms), Microfilm and Microfiche, Newspapers and Magazines (ex: National Geographic), Non-Western Script Books, Tax and Government Documents or Forms.