The library accepts donations of your gently used items:

  • Books

  • DVDs

  • Music CDs

  • Books on CD


Summary important information:

  • All items need to be in good, sellable condition (details see below)

  • Drop off only when the library is open

  • 1 Box at a time only

  • Put your donations in a box if more than 4 books

  • Please drop off with a staff member

  • Staff will check your donations to make sure they adhere to the rules below

  • Do not put donations in the book drop

  • Don’t leave donations on library property when the library is closed

  • Your donation is tax-deductible as allowed by the IRS

  • Please ask for a donation receipt at drop off


Unfortunately, we cannot accept:

  • Books without Dust Jacket

  • Damaged or Unclean Books, including:

  • Highlights, writing

  • Tears, rips

  • Water, mold

  • Smells: cigarettes, basement/barn (mold)

  • Former Library Books - other than No. Conway

  • Advanced Readers Copies (galleys)

  • Reader’s Digest “condensed books”

  • Encyclopedias

  • Family Bibles (sorry, but they really don’t sell)

  • Travel Guides more than 3 years old

  • Computer Books more than 3 years old

  • Text Books more than 3 years old

  • VHS / Cassettes  (tapes)

  • Magazines: National Geographic, etc.  


If you are not sure if your donation is suitable, please give us a call at 603-356-2961 or email us at staff@popelibraryNH.org

For a printable list of acceptable donations, please click here