Book Donations

The Friends of the Richmond Public Library are accepting donations of one box or two bags of gently used books and materials.

10 years old or newer, no textbooks

The Friends of the Richmond Public Library accept donations on behalf of the Richmond Public Library. Materials accepted for donation may be chosen for incorporation into the Library collection, sold by the Friends to raise funds to be spent in accordance with the Friends' bylaws, or given away in support of literacy projects. The disposition of materials shall be at the discretion of the Library and Friends. 

Materials left at the Library that have not been accepted for donation may be disposed of in any manner deemed appropriate by the Library or the Friends.

Materials we accept:

  • Hardcover and softcover books, in good condition, published within the last 10 years.
  • CDs, DVDs, and Blu-Ray discs.
  • Art and antiquarian books

Materials we do not accept:

  • Dirty, torn, moldy, highlighted, and water damaged materials
  • Cassettes
  • VHS
  • Workbooks, training manuals, textbooks, encyclopedias, business, health books, and magazines

Donations are accepted:

  • Wednesdays 10 AM - 2 PM and 4 PM - 6 PM