Your local area library can accept small donations of 3 banker boxes or less. For larger donations, please drop at the Central Library at 4100 Virginia Beach Blvd in the back receiving area.
WE GLADLY ACCEPT
New and gently – used
Books on all subjects, of all ages, in a condition that will sell
Audio books on CD
Records and Sheet Music
Specialized magazines i.e., fine woodworking, military and naval history
WE CANNOT ACCEPT
Items in poor condition (stains, damage, smells, mold, dirty, excessively yellowed pages or evidence of bugs)
National Geographic magazines & books
Time Life series books
Reader’s Digest condensed books
Advanced reader copies
Textbooks more than 10 years old
Medical textbooks published after 1940
The following items if more than 5 years old
Paperback travel guides
Please follow these guidelines so we can save on recycling and disposal costs therefore allowing us to invest more in our libraries.
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The Friends of the Virginia Beach Public Library offers unique ways to say "Thank You" that touches the lives of so many others through your donations and gifts. Please visit our About tab to view the many library programs we assist in funding.
Your donation is tax deductible to the full extent of the law.
Friends of the Virginia Beach Public Library is a 501(c)3 Public Nonprofit Organization.