Friends Bag of Books Sale: Saturday, September 21 from 9 am–3:30 pm | CEN/Van Deusen Room. Friends of KPL WILL NOT ACCEPT DONATIONS beginning Monday, September 16th and will re-open for donations on Monday, September 23rd.

Donating Books and Media

Donations Are Appreciated and Encouraged


Drop-off Location, Hours

Central Library, parking lot (door marked “Friends Donations”)
315 S. Rose St., Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Monday–Saturday, 9 am–5 pm
Phone (269) 553-7820
Map, Directions, Parking


Drop-off Site

The door to the left of the garage door is a convenient drop-off site for donations. The door is unlocked from 9 am to 5 pm, Monday through Saturday. There is a cart inside the door to put donations. We appreciate it if materials can be donated in bags or boxes. Donations not in bags or boxes can be placed in the plastic crates on the cart. There are receipts for tax purposes in a plastic envelope on the end of the cart.

Donations may also be dropped off at the store during Friends Bookstore hours, or put in wall slot outside the store during regular library hours.

Your donations of gently used books and audio visual material are appreciated and encouraged!
Please call to set up an appointment if you have more than 3 boxes to donate. (269) 553-7821.


We Gladly Accept:

Adult and children’s materials
Books (fiction—both current and classic, nonfiction—relevant and current)
Audiobooks
CDs
Cassettes
DVDs
Videos


Sorry, We Do Not Accept:

Anything damp, damaged, or in poor physical condition
Textbooks
Encyclopedia sets older than 10 years
Outdated nonfiction (i.e. old medical/health or travel guides)
Readers Digest Condensed Books
Magazines
Records (LPs, 78s, etc.)

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