Donate Books and DVDs

Donation Guidelines

The next Book Donation Drop-Off morning is Saturday, October 1 from 9 am to noon at Bowman Library.  The Friends will have volunteers to help take your donations. Donations will become part of the next Friends Used Book Sale. 

What we like as donations:

  • Books on all subjects in good condition
  • DVDs and CDs and LPs and sheet music
  • Electronic Games

What we don't want to receive as donations:

  • Reader's Digest condensed books
  • Magazines
  • Encyclopedias older than four years or encyclopedia year books and text books older than three years
  • Books that have broken spines, missing pages or covers
  • Books that are stained or have mold, mildew, pet stains, insect or rodent damage.  These can contaminate other books or present health hazards.
  • VHS tapes or Cassette tapes.

Proceeds from the FHRL Used Book Sales benefit all library locations.