BOOK DONATION GUIDELINES

Thank you for considering Wood Library for your book donations. Once donated, items become the property of the library and will be used as it deems fit. We gladly accept books and audio/visual items listed below in good condition.

We are unable to accept book sale donations as of 10/16/19. We will resume accepting donations as of 12/15/19. Please view the book sale guidelines below.

DONATION SPECIFICATIONS

To protect the health and safety of our staff and volunteers and to minimize undue burden, please donate your items according to the following specifications:

  • Donations should be clean, dry and free of bugs or mold and in a sellable condition. If it’s an item you would buy, it’s an item we can sell.
  • Boxes should measure approximately 15x12x10” and weigh no more than 40 lbs. Personal containers likes totes or bags will not be returned.
  • Only 5 boxes at one time will be accepted. Other arrangements can be made for larger donations by contacting Gail Wiechmann, Book Sale Coordinator, at (585) 394-1381 or gwiechmann@pls-net.org.
  • Donations are accepted during regular library hours. Tax receipts are available upon request.

WE GLADLY ACCEPT:

  • Books in any language
  • Commercially recorded items: music CDs, audio books on CDs, movies on Blu-Ray or DVD, video games

WE ARE UNABLE TO TAKE:

  • Household items, toys, games or puzzles
  • Items unhealthy to handle: dusty, buggy, dirty, moldy, smelly, burnt, chewed, wet or with animal hair or droppings
  • Books with missing covers
  • VHS tapes, Cassette tapes, 8-Track tapes, records
  • Homemade recordings
  • Reader’s Digest Condensed books
  • Law, statute and regulation books
  • Textbooks
  • Catalogs
  • Encyclopedias more than 5 years old
  • Advanced readers copy
  • Newspapers, magazines, calendars
  • Software or computer manuals older than 3 years

Please consider donating these items to beneficial organizations such as Restore, Goodwill or Salvation Army.