St. Clair Shores Public Library 22500 Eleven Mile Road, St. Clair Shores, MI 48081-1399 Phone: (586) 771-9020 Fax: (586) 771-8935 Director: Rosemary Orlando
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September 2


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Friends of the St. Clair Shores Public Library
Friends of the Library
Book Donation Guidelines

We gratefully accept:

  • Hardcover and paperback books in good condition
  • Less than 10 years old
  • Clean, undamaged copies of “classic” titles
  • Paperback fiction, mysteries and romance novels
  • CDs and DVDs commercially published, no copies
  • Magazines no older than 4 months

Please note:

  • Bring to Library in a bag or box marked “Friends.”
  • Bring during open hours; do not leave donations outside the doors.
  • Library staff cannot assist you in transporting books from your vehicle.
  • We cannot provide home pick-up of donations.
  • We do not determine the value of your donation.
  • Your donation will be considered for Friends of the Library book sales.

We cannot accept:

  • Damaged, yellowed, soiled, musty or moldy books.
  • Clearly outdated materials
  • Condensed books (e.g. Reader’s Digest)
  • Professional journals
  • Encyclopedias or textbooks
  • Specific field books (e.g. medicine, law, accounting, health, travel guides)
  • Computer games
  • VHS videos
  • Vinyl records

Thank you for your support!