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Book Donation Guidelines

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Library Hours

Monday: 10am – 5pm
Tuesday: 1pm – 8pm
Wednesday: 1pm – 5pm
Thursday: 10am – 8pm
Saturday: 9am – 1pm

Closed: Friday & Sunday

Chesterfield Public Library welcomes book and audio-visual material donations in good condition. Items not incorporated into the library collection will be used in the book sale and the proceeds will benefit the library.

Books/Materials We Accept

Children’s books
Hardcover fiction and non-fiction
Paperback fiction and non-fiction
Travel books (copyright within 5 years)

Please DO NOT SEND items in poor condition. This includes:

Damaged bindings or pages
Missing covers or pages
Items with writing, markings or highlighting
Paperbacks warped from storage

We also do not accept:

Audio cassette tapes
VHS tapes

How to recycle your books in Chesterfield

The Chesterfield Transfer Station has a book swap area for books in good condition but that do not meet the library guidelines above.

If books are not in good condition, they can be recycled. Paperback books can go directly into paper recycling. Hardcover books must have the covers removed. The covers can go into general trash disposal and the paper can go in recycling.

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