Your donations of books and other cultural or educational items are sold to the public at our book sales. Proceeds help to fund Library programs and initiatives, and your membership dues and additional donations help the Friends continue to benefit families with museum passes, children's programs, and more.

For questions about book donations, email Please see the Instagram post below - we hope to start collecting book donations later this fall!

We accept:
• Books

• Antique books or collections

• Vintage magazines

• Graphic novels, comic books

• Audio Books

• Vinyl records

We do not accept ...

• Books with handwriting or highlighting

• Board games

• Textbooks (or sparknotes) or encyclopedias   

• Books with water damage or musty smell 

• CDs, DVDs, Blu-Ray


VHS tape• Abridged or condensed books                                                                  



For donations we do not accept, consider other charities/non-profits that are actively looking for donations, like More Than Words, Vietnam Veterans of America, and the Epilepsy Foundation.