Books/Materials We Accept:

  • Dictionaries and thesauruses
  • DVDs and Blu-rays 
  • CD’s and Records (must be operable include original artwork and casing)
  • Former library copies
  • Gently-used children’s books
  • Hardcover fiction and non-fiction
  • Magazines (current five years)
  • Paper-backs
  • monographs
  • Music books and sheet music
  • Puzzles and board games
  • Textbooks (current five years)
  • Travel Books (current three years)

Please do not donate materials in poor condition.  This includes:

  • Dirty or stained 
  • Mildew or musty odour
  • moldy
  • water damaged
  • damaged binding or missing pages
  • puzzle or games with missing pieces
  • Books or paperbacks with yellowed pages
  • items with marked up or highlighted pages

Please note we cannot accept:

  • encyclopedias
  • college and university textbooks older than 5 years
  • open software sets
  • government documents
  • custom coursewear packets
  • books on business, tax, law, real estate, computers, and health published over 3 years ago
  • Reader’s Digest Condensed Books
  • VHS tapes

What to do with material not suitable for donation:

  • magazines and paperback books are recyclable and can be put in the blue box
  • hardcover books and encyclopedias can also be recycled. Remove the hard cover first, then put the removed pages in the blue bin