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Giving Back to Your Library

Donate Books

Donate your gently used books and give them a new home! Your contribution to our Friends of the Library book sale directly supports us!

Donate Food

  Your donations of non-perishable food for our blessing box items provide vital support to individuals and families facing food insecurity in our community.

Donate Supplies & Materials

Whether it’s art supplies, STEM kits, or other resources, your contributions directly enhance the quality and variety of our offerings.

Donate Money

Help us make a difference in our community! Your financial support enables us to continue offering essential services, innovative programs, and maintaining our facilities for everyone to enjoy.

Donate Prizes

Spark a love for reading and learning by donating prizes for our programs including our Summer Reading Program! Your generosity encourages participation and rewards our community members, especially children and teens, for their literary achievements.

Donate Your Time

Volunteers play a crucial role in supporting our operations, events, and initiatives. Whether you’re helping with shelving books, assisting with programs, or contributing your unique skills, your time and dedication make a difference in enriching the library experience for everyone.

Donate Items from Our Amazon Wishlist

Simplify the donation process by selecting items from our Amazon Wishlist! Your purchases directly fulfill specific needs identified by our library staff, ensuring that your donation makes a meaningful impact on our programs and services.

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How Donations Are Used

Your donations fuel our library’s mission. They’re vital for acquiring new materials, maintaining our facilities, and funding innovative programs that benefit our community directly. Your generosity ensures that our library remains a vibrant hub of learning and enrichment for all. Thank you for your support!


How can I donate money to the library?

Donating money to the library is easy! You can visit our website and click on the “Donate” button to make a secure online donation. Alternatively, you can stop by the library in person and speak with a staff member about making a contribution.

Can I donate books that are not in perfect condition?

While we prefer gently used books, we accept donations in various conditions. Books that are heavily damaged or outdated may be recycled. Your contributions are greatly appreciated regardless of their condition.

How do I purchase items from the library's Amazon Wishlist?

To purchase items from our Amazon Wishlist, simply visit the wishlist page on our website. From there, you can browse through the list of requested items and choose which ones you’d like to purchase. Your purchases will be shipped directly to the library for immediate use.

What types of food items are needed for the Blessing Box?

We welcome donations of non-perishable food items for our Blessing Box. Examples include canned goods, pasta, rice, cereal, peanut butter, and canned fruits and vegetables. Please ensure that all items are unopened and within their expiration dates.

How do I contribute prizes for the Summer Reading Program?

Donating prizes for the Summer Reading Program is simple! You can drop off your donations at the library during our regular operating hours. Toys are always a great option. If you’re unsure about what types of prizes to donate, feel free to contact us for suggestions.

Why should I donate to the library?

Donating to the library directly impacts our local community by supporting educational initiatives, fostering literacy, and providing access to resources for people of all ages. Your contribution helps maintain a vital community institution that serves as a hub for learning, creativity, and connection. Additionally, libraries often operate on tight budgets, so your donation can have a significant and immediate impact on the quality of services and programs we offer.

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