Donate Materials

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The Library accepts donations of like-new materials for the book sales. We're especially interested in donations of hardcover bestselling titles and authors in both fiction and nonfiction, picture books, juvenile and teen series and DVDs. 

The Library does not accept the following materials: VHS and audio tapes, magazines, text books, law books, encyclopedias, or condensed editions.

  • Donations can be delivered to the loading dock at the Loussac Library (facing Barrow Street, near the book drops) Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11 AM - 2 PM. 
  • Please limit your donation to no more than 2 banker boxes or standard grocery tote bags of materials.
  • To arrange a large donation please e-mail
  • Donations to other APL locations must be coordinated with the Neighborhood Library Manager. Contact
  • APL Collection Management Policy