Does the library accept donations of used books or other material?

Yes, the library is willing to accept donations of used books and other materials from the public. Please refer to the Materials Donations Policy section on our web page for specific information about what our guidelines are for accepting donations, what materials we cannot accept, and what happens to materials donated to us that we are not able to add to our collections.

Are there certain types of materials that the library cannot accept as donations?

Yes, there are certain materials that the library is not able to accept as donations. These include sets of encyclopedias, Reader’s Digest Condensed Books. textbooks, or magazines. For more information about our Donations Policy refer to the Materials Donations Policy section on our web page.

Does the library accept donations of money to purchase books or other materials?

Yes, the library is able to accept donations of money to purchase books or other materials. If you are interested in making a monetary donation for materials it is best to review the Library’s Materials Donations Policy and to contact Shelah Stahr, Collection Development and Technical Services Coordinator at 740-477-1644, ext 222, before purchasing any title(s).

I have a question about donations. Who should I contact at the library for information?

If you have books or audio visual materials to donate, please contact Shelah Stahr, Acquisitions/ Technical Services Coordinator, at 740-477-1644, ext 222. If you would like to donate any other items, gifts or money, please contact Jim Guenther, Library Director, at 477-1644, ext 223. The Library’s Donation Policy is available online if you would like to review it.