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Our libraries are happy to accept new or used books in good condition!*
*Please note, Martin Library and Kaltreider-Benfer Library are currently unable to accept book donations due to their library construction and renovation projects. Guthrie Memorial Library is not currently accepting book donations.
We accept the following items:
- Books published within the last 5 years
- Recent Bestsellers
- Clean copies of classic titles
- CDs or DVDs
- Children’s books in good condition
At this time, we do not accept:
- VHS Tapes
- Reader’s Digest Condensed Books
- Records or Vinyl Albums
- Books with water damage, or other poor conditions
Our collection development experts will analyze all donated books. Please be aware that books not placed into the libraries’ collections may instead be placed in book sales, the proceeds of which benefit our libraries.
Please bring donated materials to your local library in boxes, during operating hours. A receipt for tax purposes is available upon request. However, it is the responsibility of the donor to provide evidence of the tax value of their donation.
If you have questions, or want to learn more about donating books to York County Libraries, please contact your local library. Find the contact information here.