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Donating Books & DVDs

The library is phasing in its services during COVID-19.

The donation drop off in the Underground Garage remains closed at this time.

Here is the book donation list for OCPL libraries as of May 19, 2021:

Baldwinsville Public Library – no donations at this time

Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville – no donations until after Labor Day

East Syracuse Free Library – no donations at this time

Fairmount Community Library – no donations at this time

LaFayette Public Library – yes but with limitations, please call

Manlius Library – 2 bags/boxes per visit with limitations. Call for more info.

Marcellus Free Library - no donations at this time

Maxwell Memorial Library – 1 box/bag per visit, no textbooks/encyclopedias/Readers Digest, nothing in poor condition (smelly, moldy)

Minoa Library - We are taking donations starting June 1st for our book sale on July 10. We accept fiction, current non-fiction, cookbooks, and kids books, as well as DVD's and Blu-ray. We do not accept textbooks or anything in poor condition.

Onondaga Free Library - not at this time (or until they have another book sale)

Salina Library – no donations at this time

Skaneateles Library – no donations at this time; possibly in the fall

Solvay Public Library - accepting small numbers of books and DVDs at a time until early October, when we are planning a mini-book sale. All donations need to be in good condition, and we do not accept magazines, National Geographics, textbooks or Readers Digest condensed books.

Tully Free Library – no donations at this time

The Friends of the Tompkins County Public Library are accepting donations on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. People with four or fewer boxes can drop in. Those with five or more boxes should call 607-272-2223 or email info@booksale.org to make an appointment. The Friends of the Library Book Sale is located at the Regina C. Lennox Building, 509 Esty Street, Ithaca.

Many non-profit organizations are not accepting book donations at this time.

However, the Goodwill Thrift Stores at 422 Onondaga Blvd. and 3511 Brewerton Road are accepting donations. Some but not all of the Rescue Mission Thrifty Shopper locations also are accepting book donations.

You could also contact Syracuse Little Free Libraries at SyracuseLFL@gmail.com.

Book Riot offered these suggestions.

If you are visiting a drop-off center and hope to bring books to donate, it's best to call ahead to ask.