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Through Mon, Sep 08, the Belle Glade Branch parking lot will be getting paved. At times, areas of the parking lot will be closed.
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Donate Books

Do you have gently-used books, DVDs or CDs you want to get rid of? The Friends of PBCLS will take the donations for their book sales. You can purchase the donated materials at our library locations. The funds raised from the book donations go towards Library programs and events. The condition of the materials received is very important. For the health and safety of our customers, volunteers and staff, we are unable to use items that have been damaged. This includes materials that have been wet, moldy, buggy, have a strong odor, chewed, burnt, or dirty. Please recycle these items yourself.

The following is a guide of items we will accept as well as what we are unable to use:

ACCEPTABLE ITEMS

Books

  • Items which are in good condition, clean, dry, mold-free
  • Books with dust jackets
  • Fiction of all types
  • Gently-used Children’s books
  • Nonfiction books
  • Sheet music and music books
  • Books on topics such as travel, medicine, finance, legal issues for the lay person, should be no more than 2-3 years old

Magazines

Magazines of timeless interest such as National Geographic, crafts, cooking, history, and gardening

Audiovisual Materials

DVDs, music CDs, audiobooks on CD

UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS

  • Items which are unhealthy to handle, have an odor, are dirty, moldy, burnt, chewed, or wet
  • Books missing dust jackets
  • Encyclopedias or yearbooks
  • VHS or Audiocassette tapes
  • Homemade DVDs, CDs, videos, or cassette tapes
  • Reader’s Digest books

Tax-deductible

All donations to the Friends of PBCLS are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law. Ask at the Checkout Desk for a Friends’ donation form. The Friends do not assign value to your donation. Bring your materials to your local branch.