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...

  • 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  • Outdated (technology, legal, travel books,magazines    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

We will accept materials that are...

  • 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.

  • 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.