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. The library is grateful and appreciative of any organization or private citizen that wishes to support the library in this way. Acceptance of donated books or other materials does not imply materials will be added to the library collection. Donations intended to be added to the collection must meet the library’s selection criteria. Materials donated to the library become the sole property of the library to be managed as the director or their designee deems appropriate, including donation to the Friends of the Pickaway County District Public Library. The library reserves the right to refuse any donation.

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. The library reserves the right to refuse any donation.

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, please use this form. If you wish to purchase a specific title, please 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 make a memorial donation, please use this form. If you would liket to discuss your donation or donate other items, please contact David Fausnaugh, Library Director, at 477-1644, ext 223.