Donate Materials

Donate your books and media to the Central Friends!  Each year we receive hundreds of  donated books, which we in turn resell to the public through our bookstore and onliine book sales.  Your donation is tax-deductible and helps to provide critical support to the San Diego Central Library.
BOOK DONATION INQUIRIES
For inquiries about your donation, please get in touch with Friends Bookstore at: 619-238-6655 or email : sdfocl@gmail.com.

WHAT WE ACCEPT:
In addition to books, we accept donations of media and assorted printed material, including:

  • LPs
  • Books on CD and tape
  • DVDs, Blu-ray discs
  • Hardback and paperback books
  • Audiobooks, CDs, DVDs
  • Vinyl records
  • Text books ( current math books)
  • Graphic Novels-Comic Books
  • General encyclopedias (World Book, Britannica, etc.)
  • Magazines

 

WHAT WE DO NOT ACCEPT:

Books with significant underlining, highlighting, or notes

Books that are musty, moldy or mildewed

Books that smell of tobacco

CDs or DVDs without cases

Home-recorded (burned) or pirated CDs or DVDsi

Travel guides more than 5 years old

Computer books published between 1990 and 2005

  • Thank you for supporting Friends!