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Penfield Library welcomes your donations of books and media in good condition. Small quantities of materials may be dropped off at the Check-Out & Reserves Desk anytime. For more information or to arrange delivery of larger donations, please contact Serials/Cataloging, 315-312-3210.
Donations will be considered for possible addition to our collection. Those items not selected will be sold at our year-round book sale. This is a fundraiser for the library; the proceeds are used for purchasing new library resources and for student events in the library. We very much appreciate your support!
We accept the following, in good condition:
- Books (paperback or hardcover; fiction or nonfiction)
- Recordings -- CDs, DVDs
- Children's books
- Textbooks within last 3 years
We do not accept:
- Magazines and journals
- Old encyclopedias
- Dirty, wet or smelly books
- Reader's Digest condensed books
- Paperback romance novels
- VHS tapes
Need a receipt?
Please give us your name, address, and an item count by type (# hardcover, # paperback, etc.) when you drop off your donation, and we will send you a letter of receipt. We do not assign value to your donation.