Donate Books

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We gladly accept donations of used books and similar items in good condition.


Please donate:

  • Recent Bestsellers
  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction
  • Children’s Books
  • Music CDs
  • DVDs
  • Blu-rays


We cannot accept:

  • Audiobooks on CD
  • Textbooks
  • Magazines
  • Encyclopedias
  • Condensed Readers’ Digest
  • VHS tapes
  • Items damaged by water, mold, smoke, or with torn, stained or missing pages


Have a Few Things to Donate?

Drop off your items in the main lobby behind the self-checks.


Have Lots of Items?

We accept larger donations packed in boxes or sturdy bags, at our loading dock with advance notification. Due to space limitations, a maximum of 10 boxes/bags can be accepted at one time.


Tax Receipts

Donations may be tax-deductible. Receipts are available upon request at the Welcome Desk. The Library does not provide a valuation of donations.


Thank you for your support of the St. Charles Public Library!