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Update 10/1/20: Branches are full! Since branches cannot open for book sales, they are unable to accept further donations. Please donate materials to the Main Library only.

Donate Materials

We accept donations of books, DVDs, and CDs in new or gently-used condition. We also accept seeds for the Seed Exchange. Please review our Seed Protocol before you bring your seeds.

Small donations are accepted at all Library locations during open hours. Due to space limitations, please notify the library in advance to arrange a large donation (more than one box).

Library staff screen all donated materials for potential addition to the library's collections. Materials not suitable for inclusion in our collection may be used to help Friends of the Library hold successful book sales. Funds raised at these sales support Summer Challenge and other valuable library programs.

We are unable to assess the value of donated materials for tax purposes. We will give you a receipt which serves as the acknowledgement of your gift. If you would like a receipt, please provide the number of items donated.

We Accept

  • Materials in good condition (no torn, yellowed, water-damaged, or marked‐on pages; no broken bindings or stained covers.)
  • Books
  • Music CDs
  • DVDs
  • Blu-ray discs
  • Audiobooks on CD and mp3
  • Seeds for the Seed Exchange (Please review the Seed Protocol for information on seed donations)

We Cannot Accept

  • Material in poor condition (has stains, water damage, odor, damaged bindings, writing, etc.)
  • Audiocassettes
  • VHS cassette tapes
  • Textbooks
  • Self-published material (except for archival purposes)
  • Book Club Editions Reader’s Digest Condensed Books
  • Vinyl records
  • Magazines and Newspapers
  • Magazine Gift Subscriptions