Book Donations


THE DOBBS FERRY PUBLIC LIBRARY welcomes donations of books and other materials that expand and enhance our collection or are suitable for resale.


Please, we can accept only items in good condition:
-Fiction and Nonfiction
-Hardcover and Paperback
-Cookbooks
-Childrens Books
-Audio Books
-Commercial DVDs and CDs in original packaging.
Material not used by the Library will be offered to the Friends of the Dobbs Ferry Library Book Sale.


Due to space limitations, please do not offer:
-Magazines
-Textbooks
-Readers Digest Condensed Books
-Outdated Technical, Travel or Computer Books
-Encyclopedia Sets
-VHS or Audio Cassette Tapes


It is best to leave all donations indoors, with a staff member.
Please do not leave donations in the book or media return drop boxes.
Call the Library at: 693-6614, to make arrangements if you have large donations;
the Friends of the Library will be pleased to arrange a pickup if necessary.

All donations become the sole property of the Library.
Books not added to the Library's collection may be sold or distributed to charities.
The Library can provide (on request) a blank receipt to the donor for the gift, but cannot appraise items for tax purposes.

THE MONIES RAISED BY THE FRIENDS OF THE DOBBS FERRY PUBLIC LIBRARY ARE USED TO SPONSOR PROGRAMS AND PROVIDE SPECIAL SERVICES AND EQUIPMENT FOR THE LIBRARY.



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