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Book Donations

The Friends of YDL will gladly accept your donation of gently-used books, DVDs, and music CDs.

Tips for dropping off your donations:

The Friends volunteers sort books from 9:30-11am each Wednesday.

  • If you are dropping books off at the YDL-Whittaker loading dock, they must be contained in boxes or bags.
  • Donations are limited to six (6) bags or boxes of books or materials. Please contact a Friends board member if your donation exceeds 6 bags to see whether the Friends of YDL is able to process a donation at this time.
  • If dropping off MORE than one bag/box, please bring it to the YDL-Whittaker loading dock between 9:30 and 11am on Wednesdays.
  • Donations of one bag/box or less may be dropped off at YDL-Whittaker whenever the library is open.

We do not accept donations of:

  • VHS tapes
  • Magazines
  • Encyclopedias
  • Textbooks more than five years old
  • Reader’s Digest condensed books
  • Computer books more than five years old
  • Books with covers torn off (hardbound books without dust jackets are accepted)
  • Moldy, wet, or mildewed books
  • Books with missing pages

We accept donations of:

  • Most books (see except those noted above)
  • Music CDs
  • DVD and BluRay movies