Accepted Items

  • Hardback fiction & nonfiction

  • Paperback fiction & nonfiction: 10 years old or newer

  • Computer & health books: 2 years old or newer


We are unable to accept:

  • Soiled, damaged or musty materials

  • Paperback fiction 10+ years old

  • Cookbooks & craft books 10+ years old

  • Computer, medical & law books 2+ years old

  • Travel guides

  • Encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauruses

  • Textbooks

  • DVDs & Blu-rays

  • VHS tapes

  • CD/cassette audiobooks

  • Music CDs

  • Magazines


Limit 2 bags or boxes of books per donation. Donations should be in reasonably good condition, and be of an appropriate nature to appear in a sale at a public library. Items not listed here may be reviewed by the book sale chair, and accepted on a case by case basis. If you have a large donation, please contact the book sale chair to arrange for handling.

How to make donations?

Books and media should be placed in the donation bins near the library’s returns counter during regular library hours. Please do not leave donations outside the library.

Friends of Kingstowne Library is a 501(c)3 organization. Donations to the Friends are fully tax deductible. Donors may take a blank receipt from the table near the bins. Please note, neither Friends, nor the library staff will assign a value to donated items for tax purposes. Donors are responsible for assessing value of donations, and for any and all tax related matters.

For more information about book donations, please e-mail fklbooksale@gmail.com.

To donate funding please e-mail FKLpresident@gmail.com or use the PayPal button below.