Vineland Public Library

 

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Vineland Public Library
Material Donation Guidelines


The Vineland Public Library appreciates your donations of usable books, magazines, CDs and cassettes, DVDs, and VHS.
Items are sold at the all-volunteer Friends of the Library book sales. Proceeds support library programs and essential resources not covered by the city budget. Some items may be used to replace worn or lost items in our collection.

Items that we CANNOT accept:
• Anything in poor condition (moldy, water-damaged, missing pages, torn covers/pages, smelly, etc.)
• Textbooks & encyclopedias older than 5 years
• Condensed books
• Out-dated information such as travel or tax guides or books and/or magazines on science, medicine, and computers
• Any DVD, CD, cassette or VHS tape that has been recorded over or was home recorded
• Pamphlets, brochures, or newspapers

Items we CAN accept:
• Books that are clean, odor-free and in good condition, including:
• Children’s books
• Novels, nonfiction books & paperbacks
• Magazines less than 2 years old (Please remove any personal address labels.)
• Music CDs
• Books on CD and tape
• DVDs & VHS tapes (movies, documentaries, TV series, exercise, how-to, and instructional)

DROP-OFF INSTRUCTIONS
• Please call the Information Desk at 856-794-4244 ext. 4243 to arrange drop-off or for questions.
• Donations of 2 or more boxes or bags will need to be brought in at the following times:
Mon – Thurs: 3-7; Fri: 2-4; & Sat: 9-4
• Do not leave donations outside of the library at any time.
• The library cannot arrange for pickup of donations from another location.

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Additional organizations that may take donations not accepted by the library
• Better World Books Drop Box: Located at the Cumberland Mall in the Regal Theater parking lot.
• The Salvation Army: 2279 S. Delsea Drive, Vineland, 856-794-2491
• Goodwill: 1418 N. High Street, Millville, 856-293-1717
• Pickupplease.org (supporting US Veterans): schedule pickups online