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We accept material and monetary donations.  Every gift makes a difference, providing a welcoming home for generations of library users.

Donating Materials
We will not accept materials that are...

 We will accept materials that are...      
  • Encyclopedias
  • VHS tapes
  • Textbooks
  • Damaged 
  • Dirty or moldy
  • Written in or marked
  • Outdated (technology, legal, travel books,magazines 
          older than 3 years)
  • Personally recorded CDs, DVDs or cassettes
  • Discards from other libraries
  • Published within the last 10 years
  • In good condition

*Donations are not accepted in our bookdrop.

Alternative Donation Sites
Local schools, hospitals, scout troops, and religious organizations may accept your items. You may contact them directly for more information.
  • A Greener Read - Accepts many items that most places do not. Donation bin located at 625 Southview Blvd. For more information call 651-702-2552.
  • ARC’s Value Village
  • Books for Africa - (see or call 651-602-9844 for more details)
  • Goodwill - Accepts college textbooks, hardcover and paperback books, fiction, and non fiction.
  • Half Price Books - Accepts all types of materials and will purchase some. Donations are passed on to nonprofit organizations.
  • Salvation Army - Accepts books and National Geographic magazines. No encyclopedias or other magazines. Will pick up donations.