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Donating Books

Donations: Guidelines for Donating Books and other Materials

Thank you for supporting the Lake County Library through your donations.If you are interested in making a monetary donation please contact the main branch at 707-263-8817.

The library accepts donations of usable books, DVDs and CDs for both adults and children.
To donate materials, drop them off at any branch of the library during regular hours.

Due to space limitations we cannot accept more than TWO boxes or bags at one time. Please take your boxes or bags with you when you donate.

The library cannot use magazines (including National Geographic); catalogs; Reader's Digest Condensed Books; textbooks; encyclopedias; dictionaries; moldy items; water-damaged items;  dirty, dusty items; items with torn or missing pages.

To recycle materials that cannot be donated to the library, contact Lake County Waste Solutions, 230 Soda Bay Road, Lakeport, 707-234-6400 or 1-888-718-4888.