The library provides material and services to all residents of luzerne county enabling them to obtain information, free of charge, for their personal, educational, recreational and professional needs. Donations of up to 20 books can be brought to the library. Book donations for the friends of the library book sale will be accepted on the last saturday of every month from 102 pm at the library. So, grab a binge box, gather your friends and family, and enjoy the magic of movies about new. Just click the schedule a pickup button below, choose a date for your donation pickup, leave your clearly labeled donations. The local donation program of the international book project provides books for classrooms, prison libraries, homeless shelters, after school programs, library bookmobiles, school libraries, and other literacybased nonprofits and is always looking to expand and provide literacy to those in need.
The library buildings may be closed to the public, but our elibrary is available anytime. The orange county library system is a 501c3 organization and your donations may be tax deductable. A 501c3 public charity dedicated to bringing books, free of charge, to under resourced school libraries and public libraries across the united. Thank you for supporting mediaupper providence free library, a nonprofit 501c3 organization. Your used books make a big difference in the lives of americas veterans and their families. Home book donation programs libguides at american library.
This guide provides information on some of the groups and organizations that do handle book donations including donations of used books if you are seeking book donations, you may be eligible to apply for donations from the groups listedor one of. Book donation programs libguides at american library. The friends of the library then allows the library to select any items it needs to add to the collections at the main and branch libraries. They are the june first saturday book sale and the holiday book sale in december first friday, saturday and sunday of.
The proceeds from the book sale will fund library programs, museum passes, and books and materials. If youre feeling generous, donating your used books can be a great way to find them a loving home. Please be aware that the american library association does not accept or distribute donations of books or any other materials. Donation of books andor materials may be delivered to the book corner, located directly behind the main building at the intersection of n. Where to donate books friends of the alameda free library. The free library of philadelphia foundation gratefully accepts donations of material goods and noncash contributions for the free library of philadelphia, which are in line with its current mission, collections, and programming. Book donations may be made through local little free library booksharing boxes. Nonprofit organizations, such as the friends of the library or library foundations. We gladly accept donations of good quality books preferably on the 1st and 3rd saturday of the month from 10. Donation receipts available here book and media donations guidelines.
However, if you have at least one small box full of books, we encourage you to share them with a unique network known as better world books bwb. Thank you for your interest in making a donation to the newburgh free library. Use the world map to find a library in your area, then stop by. The main book fair is held in may or june, followed by the fall holiday book fair, usually held in november.
Small numbers of books may be dropped off at the library desk, but larger donations, i. Inspired by andrew carnegies goal of constructing more than 2508 fullsized free public libraries in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, bol and brooks set out. We are accepting book donations for our upcoming book sale, which will be held on november 17. Your book donations can also help stock the libraries in prisons and juvenile detention facilities. Some charities have developed literacy programs worldwide and will send your used book donations to help the less fortunate in every corner of globe. Little free library is a 501c3 nonprofit organization and your monetary donation is tax deductible. Can only be returned at the north kingstown free library and at the circulation desk. Donate books 10,0,0,0 houston public library foundation. Click the web link above to find the map of participating locations near you, or to create your own little free library.
Some items may be added to our collection or passed along to the friends of the sacramento public library a support organization and sold in used book sales to generate funds for the library. The friends of avon library are currently accepting book donations books must be in bags or boxes. For donations requiring more than a carload of books please contact 718. It is the donors responsibility to count materials for which you wish to have a receipt.
For further information, email the friends, or call the avon library at 8606739712. How to donate books practical tips many people ask us where and how to donate books. Philadelphia reads book bank provides educators with books and supplemental classroom. While the program encourages people to both give and take books, if youre looking to donate you certainly can just give them books. Books for kids creates libraries, donates books, and partners with literacy programs to help young children develop the critical early foundation and skills they need to be successful in life. Books and other materials please check your librarys donation guidelines before toting items to. Donations may be dropped off at any time during library hours. With a special emphasis on lowincome and atrisk preschoolaged children, books for kids creates and furnishes libraries within existing childrens. We will send you a confirmation email immediately after you make your donation that will serve as your receipt for tax purposes. The library is governed by a 7member board appointed by the county commissioners. Current hardcover and paperback books in good condition. Books can be delivered to the returns desk in the central library grand lobby any time during its hours of service. Your local library can provide acceptable donation guidelines.
The library depends on the proceeds from our biannual book sales. Though the library put a new book donation policy in place to limit the times books can be dropped off, as well as what types of books are accepted, a few patrons have left donations during off. Accepted donations, at the discretion of the appropriate staff member, include. The library receives gentlyused or new donated materials on behalf of the friends of the louisville free public library. Visit their website to learn more about this 501c3 charitable organization and. One of the largest public library systems in the world, flp has established its internet presence to enhance and extend its services to the citizens of philadelphia, the delaware valley, and beyond. Call the circulation desk supervisors line 718 9900846 to offer the library a headsup about donations and to schedule delivery mondayfriday at the central library, 8911 merrick blvd. By check made out to the friends of ffl and mailed to development manager, gale batsimm, 235 college street, fletcher free library, burlington, vt 05401 donate online through paypal. If you need help to move your donation from your car, you may request a book cart at the accounts desk. The osterhout free library is a member of the luzerne county library system, as well as the district center for the wilkesbarre library district. Please deposit donations in the wall donation book drop in the main library lobby during regular library service hours.
Volunteers will be waiting to receive your items from 11. We sort and store our books at an offsite location. The friends of the clifton parkhalfmoon public library gratefully accept your donation of books, cds, dvds, and audiobooks on cd in excellent to good condition all year except for two weeks before and two weeks following threeday sales to allow for sale preparation and cleanup. At this time no book donations are being accepted for the inside book sale or the 2021 books sale. Book distribution programs books for kids foundation. Libraries usually accept donations and sell those books in a friends of the library fundraiser. Book drives with corporations and community partners are great. The friends of the concord free public library sponsor two major book sales a year. We accept new and gently used books at our book warehouse on mondays, wednesdays, fridays, saturdays and sundays from 10 a. If you want to give a few books, simply put them in a little free library book exchange near you. Local libraries challenged by book donations the daily. Please call 2155670527 for hours, to schedule an appointment, or more information. Please note we cannot accept textbooks or other school materials.
Book donations friends of the annville free library. Free pick up for large donations 45 or more bankers boxes approx. Most public libraries in the united states accept gift books with the proviso that the library is free to decide whether to keep the book in the library s collection, put it in a book sale to raise funds for the library, or discard it. Just come to our meetings the first tuesday of the month 1. The county library system was founded in 1956 by a resolution of the bucks county commissioners.
These donated materials are sorted by volunteers and sold in our daily lobby sale and our periodic big book sales. We hope that you will return to our fall book sale. For materials that do not meet our criteria we ask that you recycle them. While the library may not accept every donation offer, special. Its easy to give to your library, and each library has various ways to provide support. Due to the covid19 outbreak we have sadly come to the decision to cancel the 2020 36th annual book sale in july. The free library of philadelphia foundation gratefully accepts donations of. Paying garbage or recycling fees for unsellable donations takes money away from our effort to support the annville free library. The library does not accept donations of used books or media.
Rare books, manuscripts, correspondence, and works of art to the free library s special collections. The bucks county free library is a sevenbranch county library system with locations in bensalem, doylestown, langhorne, levittown, perkasie, quakertown, and yardleymakefield. You can give to the fletcher free library in the following ways. No matter how big or small, your donations are needed and appreciated. Yearround book store we accept donations of items in new or gently used condition year round for the librarys book store. We thank the mediaupper providence free library community for their generosity in giving and receiving the benefits of this iconic fundraising event. Donate books to little free libraries mental floss.
Donations are accepted at central library year round. Please no old, musty books, textbooks, or magazines. Donations are accepted during regular library hours, and materials can be dropped off as you enter to the right of the security gates. Please bring all donated items to the midvale entrance in the garden. Used book donations can also go to a school library or your local city or county library. Support the library ways to give gala shop contact donate. Where to donate books you no longer need or sell if you. Bpl will accept donations for books sales, but only at certain times of the year. Donated items are evaluated according to the same criteria as purchased materials, and are only accepted with the explicit understanding that they may be retained, discarded and used at the discretion of library staff and the friends of the library. Please bring donations to the newburgh free library during open hours. If you only have a few, the best thing to do is put them in a neighborhood little library near you. Book donations district of columbia public library.
Donations of up to 20 books can be dropped off at the bin inside the entrance of the library. Donated books are crucial to the success of programs supported by the friends of the alameda free library. Please observe the following guidelines when donating materials to the library. Thank you for thinking of us for your book donation. Please be aware that the american library association does not accept, distribute, or coordinate donations of books or any other materials. Local libraries give us so many books for free lets give some back to them. You may be eligible to apply for donations from the groups listed on the other tabs in this resource. This guide provides information on some of the groups and organizations that do handle book donations. The suffern free library accepts donations of new and used books, cds, movies and cd roms. Website for the free library of philadelphia, its programs, resources, and services.
Donations are either added to our collection or sold in the book cellar at our discretion. The book sale room is open during regular library hours. The library is no longer accepting donations on the porch for the book sale. Seeking book donations ala libguides american library. If you have unique materials of local interest that are not in the black studies center or washingtoniana special collections, and you would like to speak with a librarian about donating such items to the library, please contact collections services at 2027271117. Book donations may be made through local little free library book sharing boxes.
Guidelines for donations friends of the clifton park. Click the donate button below to make a donation now to the library. Donations of books and other materials the sacramento public library accepts donations of books and other material in good condition. Both locations accept books of all genres and formats that are gently used andor in good condition. By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from. The friends of the orange county library system support and cooperate with the library in enhancing resources, innovations, and services for the public. The library greatly appreciates book donations and other items of value.1459 1335 783 1357 326 561 199 1093 1201 899 283 969 1133 803 167 924 1170 841 444 759 1131 456 673 124 1338 39 752 135 355 1325 864 613 836 1310 177