Could you please tell me if you accept book donations? If not, are you aware of a local facility to take (hardcover) books for recycling? Thanks.
Staff Reply Thank you for asking about donating books.Our Friends of the Library group accepts used books here at the library for their book sale. You can drop off materials during our business hours: Mon-Thu 10-9, Fri, Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5.
Please find the book donation guidelines below :
Thanks for all your donations. Yearly contributions equal approximately $10,000 worth of additional library services.
The Friends of the Library (FOL) accepts:
• Books, hardback and paperback
• Compact Discs
• Audio Cassettes
If you wish to donate items not included on this list, please call 303/665-5200, x 3800.
Please do not donate books or other material in poor condition. The FOL cannot use them and must make arrangements for their disposal. Items in poor condition can be recycled at CHARM in Boulder and the Broomfield Recycling Center.
The Friends cannot use:
• Books in poor condition (torn, dirty, highlighted, written in)
• Investment books published more than 3 years ago
• Computer books published more than 1 year ago
• Tax books published more than 1 year ago
• Reader's Digest Condensed Books
• Text books
• Art prints
For more information see our website under Friends of the Library