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Book Drops

The next book drop will be April 1, 2023.

Book Donation Guidelines

The following items will not be accepted:

  • Magazines and newspapers
  • Encyclopedias
  • Textbooks
  • Technical manuals/books
  • Books with torn covers, broken bindings, and stained or mildewed pages and covers
  • Underlined or highlighted books
  • Health, self-help, religion, and business/financial books
  • Annual issues of cookbooks or holiday books (for example, Southern Living, Cooks Illustrated, etc)
  • Travel guides more than 5 years old and AAA guides
  • Reader's Digest Condensed Books
  • VHS tapes, cassette tapes and CDs
  • Time/Life book sets
  • Pocket-size paperbacks


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