Book Donation Guidelines

The Friends of the Lower Providence Community Library will gladly accept gently used donated:

  • Hardback books: Fiction & Non-Fiction
  • Paperback books: Fiction & Non-Fiction
  • Children’s books
  • Books-on-CD
  • DVDs
  • Music CDs

Due to the lack of space and the difficulty of resale of some materials, not all donations are acceptable.

We cannot accept:

  • Damaged books, including:
    • Damaged spines
    • Water damage
    • Torn or missing covers, pages
    • Highlighted materials
    • Books written in or marked (except signed or inscribed)
  • Encyclopedias
  • Reference books more than one year old
  • Magazines
  • Reader’s Digest condensed books
  • Textbooks
  • Bulkpacks or other bound study materials
  • VHS Tapes