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  • Damaged, torn, soiled or mildewed items
  • Textbooks older than 5 yrs
  • Reader’s Digest Condensed Books
  • Computer manuals, programming, languages, etc. older than 5 yrs
  • Travel Guides older than three (3) years
  • Encyclopedias or yearbooks
  • Books with highlighting or underlining
  • Magazines
  • All music & spoken word cassettes
  • VHS video tapes (adult and children)
  • Bootleg or copied recordings
  • CD & DVD empty cases

We DO ACCEPT New or Gently Used:

  • Books
  • Textbooks – Copyright 2010 or newer
  • Computer Manuals – Copyright 2010 or newer
  • Audio Books on CD
  • Video Games rated E or T
  • DVD’s

ACLA personnel will determine the best use of these items. They may be placed in circulation for others to enjoy or sold to raise money for library operations.

Donations accepted during library open hours.  Due to space limitations, please call the library at 503-259-0185 if you have a large quantity of items to donate.    Donations subject to approval.   If you have additional questions, send a note to: