POPE MEMORIAL LIBRARY BOOK DONATIONS

The library accepts donations of your gently used items:

  • Books

  • DVDs

  • Music CDs

  • Books on CD

 

General information:

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

  • 1 Box (one!) at a time only

  • Drop off only when the library is open

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

  • Please drop off with a staff member

  • Staff will screen your donations to make sure they adhere to the guidelines 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 - Please ask for a donation receipt at drop off

 

Unfortunately, we cannot accept:

  • Books without dust jacket or rips in dust jacket

  • Damaged or unclean books, including:

  • Highlights, writing

  • Tears, rips

  • Water, mold/mildew (spots!)

  • Smells: cigarettes, mildew, musty 

  • Former Library Books - other than No. Conway

  • Travel Guides more than 3 years old

  • Computer Books more than 3 years old

  • Text Books more than 3 years old

  • Advanced Readers Copies (galleys)

  • Reader’s Digest “condensed books”

  • Encyclopedias

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

  • 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