Book Sale Donation Guidelines

RSCL welcomes your donated books, audio books, movies, and music less than 2 years old. 

We will accept:

  • All Hardcover and paperback books in good condition less than 2 years of age.  We cannot use damaged books (e.g., broken bindings, missing pages, soiled, musty or moldy, excessive writing in the text) or clearly outdated materials.
  • Historical, Genealogy and High School Yearbooks specific to the area.
  • All Commercially published media (e.g., CDs, DVDs, books on cd).

We cannot accept:

  • Boxes that have been moved directly from long term storage to the Library.
  • Large quantities of books. 
  • Damaged books with broken bindings, missing pages, soiled, musty, moldy, with smoke or water damage, or with excessive writing in the text.
  • Clearly outdated materials 
  • Magazines of all types
  • Condensed books (Reader’s Digest).
  • Non-commercially produced media (aka home videos/recordings).
  • Workbooks or study guides that are partially or wholly filled in.
  • Computer equipment and programs.
  • Audio or video (VHS) cassettes.
  • Price guides and almanacs 
  • Encyclopedias and Annuals 
  • Medical and financial advice books
  • Travel guidebooks
  • Computer manuals
  • Textbooks
  • Test preparation guides

Your donation will be added to the Library’s collection or sold at the book sale to help enhance our programs and services. The library reserves the right to refuse donations that do not meet the above criteria.

 Thank you for your interest in making a donation to Roaring Spring Community Library