Donate Books

The Friends & Foundation will happily accept your book donations in the genres listed below!

Please bring donations to the Library basement door (off the rear parking lot) on Wednesdays between 1:00 and 3:00 pm. Contributions cannot be accepted at the Library book return, loading dock, or by Library staff.

Currently we can only accept the following genres:

  • Adult Fiction
  • Mystery
  • Biography/Memoir
  • Local Interest
  • History

At this time, NO coffee table books, children’s, teen, cookbooks, sci-fi, DVD, CD, self-help, textbooks, etc.

We cannot accept books that are musty or damaged.

When dropping off your gifts, please follow these safety protocols:

  • Pack donations in disposable bags or boxes.
  • Wear a face mask and practice social distancing.

If you have questions, please email

Your contribution of gently used books is appreciated! All proceeds from sales of books will be used to purchase and catalog new library materials. Thank you for supporting the MPL Friends & Foundation and your Public Library!