When you donate, you help us have the great library evanston deserves. Please safely drop off your books in our donation bins, or through the donation slot at open books pilsen details below. Evanston public library s tax base is woefully short of that of comparable communities and we need your support. If you plan to claim a tax deduction for the value of your gift. Policy on gifts of materials the new york public library. How can i request a book thats already checked out. Heres information about our upcoming american red cross blood drive. Childrens author betsy bird will discuss her new holiday picture book the great. Donate to the leonia public library in bergen county new jersey. You can donate online, or by mailing a check made out to jrc, with the notation that it is to be used for the library. Just deposit your books in the big, green, better world books bin which is now available outside the evanston public library, 1703 orrington avenue, for convenient 24hour outdoor dropoff of book donations on the east side of the library. Donate books at local bins, book drives and by mail.
Books that arent donated come from within the library when staff weed their shelves for old or unpopular titles. The friends are committed to the preservation of books. Go green and give online below, or checks made out to the evanston public library can be mailed to. Is this the final chapter for the great evanston public library used. Your donations are tax deductible and donation receipts are available. The evanston public library uses a service called overdrive to provide you with a selection of thousands of ebooks. Purchase donated books during open hours in our 1st floor book sale nook located off the library lobby. But in a news release, the library recommended other venues for book donations, including the following. We will send you a confirmation email immediately after you make your donation that will serve as your receipt for tax purposes. The african studies association asa offers an annual grant program to assist book donation projects with shipping costs to send book donations to african libraries and schools. The appraisal of a donation is the responsibility of the donor.
Dec 04, 2017 childrens lurie books donation evanston, il your donation will help us donate our activity books to the children in the hospital this holiday season. For more information on the sales including how to donate books, arrange a pick up, or volunteer for the book sale, please call the friends office at 6082652505 or contact the friends. University records are materials created, received, or accumulated by a unit or employee of northwestern university in the conduct of university business. The library is looking to expand on a variety of childrens books, and one genre that has become popular is diversity.
Ever since the evanston public library ceased its regular book sale on. Not all of the books will end up on the facilitys shelves, the library said in a news release. For more information on the sales including how to donate books, arrange a pick up, or volunteer for the book sale, please call the friends office at. Mar 30, 2015 heres a behindthescenes look into the life of a book after it goes into the library donation box. Most public libraries in the united states accept gift books with the proviso that the library is free to decide whether to keep the book in the library s collection, put it in a book sale to raise funds for the library, or discard it. Just click the schedule a pickup button below, choose a date for your donation pickup, leave your clearly labeled donations outside on the day you choose, and our driver will pick up your donation rain or shine. Memorial or tribute gift money in honor of someone else make a contribution in honor of or in memory of a loved one using the denver public library friends foundation donation page or call 7208652049. It is one of the affluent north shore communities that adjoin lake michigan. You may make a donation in honor of or in memory of someone. Home book donation programs libguides at american library. Your donations are sold by the friends of the library at book sales throughout the year. Apr 23, 2018 it was a dark and stormy night last wednesday when the evanston library board met to discuss the fate of its longstanding used book sale. Evanston library seeks book donations by charles bartling on july 3, 2018 10. Evanston public library article archives chicago reader.
If you have a question after trying the above links, please ask at the library and we will be glad to help you. Call us at 7830482 for childrens books, 7830481 for adult materials, and 7830484 if the line is busy. The evanston public library is seeking donations of childrens books for its evanstons cradle to career initiative. Donations accepted for mayors holiday food, book and toy. Most public libraries in the united states accept gift books with the proviso that the library is free to decide whether to keep the book in the librarys collection, put it in a book sale to. Your local library can provide acceptable donation guidelines. The new york public library relies on the generosity of its donors to build its research and special collections. Evanston library patrons are the most generous folks in the world. Book donations may be made through local little free library book sharing boxes. Donated books are sold in most branches and at book ends bookstores, located at the toronto reference library and north york central library. The africana librarians council book donations committee reads grant proposals and makes. In accordance with public safety protocols during the covid19 outbreak, we are temporarily suspending our book pick up service through april. It was a dark and stormy night last wednesday when the evanston library board met to discuss the fate of its longstanding usedbook sale.
Books can be delivered to the returns desk in the central library grand lobby any time during its hours of service. The mission of the evanston public library is to promote the development of independent, selfconfident. Due to the current pandemic, the uinta county library, the lyman branch library, and the mountain view branch library are all only doing curbside services with phone support during regular open hours. Home support your library donate books to the library. We do not only accept books, but also cell phones, tablets, ereaders, laptops less than 3 years old, cds and dvds. Due to the costs and labor involved with making individual books ready for public use, the donated books that we receive are not added to the library s current circulating collection. Wcpl provides a service to our community by accepting donations of your used books, and we will supply a tax donation letter. All contributions to the denver public library friends foundation are taxdeductible to the extent allowed by the law.
Please be advised that due to space constraints imposed by our renovation, we are no longer accepting donations of any kind as of december 1, 2019. All items collected are sold online through better world books. Donations are accepted at central library year round. Donations are only accepted during branch open hours. With the spread of covid19, remember that your health and the health of those in your community is whats most important. Access our catalog, calendar and resources here, and be sure to visit us at one of our three locations. Evanston public library hands out books around city. Please note we cannot accept textbooks or other school materials. You can browse our ebook collection directly through our digital book catalog, dlil kindle fire and kindle fire hd users may wish to download the overdrive media console app for a smoother downloading experience and to also download audiobooks. Jan 24, 2019 your local library can provide acceptable donation guidelines.
The coretta scott king book awards donation grant was created to help build collections and bring books into the lives of children in preschool programs, faithbased reading projects, homeless shelters, charter schools, underfunded libraries, and other community organizations. Decisions on whether and how donated items will be added to the librarys collections are based on the same evaluative criteria that are applied to purchased materials. Renovation work to curb library donations evanston now. Just drop them off in the big, green better world books bin on the east side of the main library.
With many corporations focusing on diversity in the workplace, this is an opportunity for them to promote. Book donation programs american library association. Meet childrens author betsy bird evanston public library. Browse the stacks of donated books to fill the gaps in your. The mission of the evanston public library is to promote the development of. After that, the staff will be involved in preparing and organizing the main library for a major space renovation and reorganization. The coretta scott king book awards donation grant round. Africana librarians council alc book donations committee. Book donations now being accepted at main library evanston. Decisions on whether and how donated items will be added to the librarys collections are based on the same evaluative criteria that are. Other recommended venues for book donation include. Free downloadable ebooks are available to evanston residents with a valid library card. Little free library is a 501c3 nonprofit organization and your monetary donation is tax deductible.
What happens to a book after you donate it to the library. The evanston public library will no longer be accepting books or other media related materials from the community as staff are preparing and organizing the. When you buy a book they donate a book to a partner organization, such as books for africa, to try and help spread literacy around the world. Your contribution helps pay for resources this community uses every single day. Library seeking childrens book donations minuteman. Items which fall outside of the librarys collection subject areas, outdated textbooks. Mayor hagertys holiday food, book and toy drive evanston. Every library is a little different, of course, but this will give you an idea of what the journey might be like. Heres a behindthescenes look into the life of a book after it goes into the library donation box. Childrens lurie books donation evanston, il your donation will help us donate our activity books to the children in the hospital this holiday season. Selected friends of the library chapters various chapters of the friends of the dc public library frequently accept book donations for their periodic book sales. In order to provide a thoughtful and thorough answer to the question above, ive spent time researching the most current and uptodate places you can go to donate books.
You can donate your time by volunteering at the library. A recurring donation of your choice allows you to make an easy and sustainable impact, and provides us with the consistency to keep services free yearround. If youre in chicago, schedule a book donations pickup, and well do all the heavy lifting for you. For donations requiring more than a carload of books please contact 718. In the event that the donor expects the library to sign any forms related to the taxdeductibility of a donation of property e. Plus, just as before, make sure all donated materials are in good condition. They even pay for you to ship your books to them when you register a donation on their website here. Evanston library seeks book donations evanston now. For donations requiring more than a carload of books please contact. University archives is the official repository for all university records of administrative or historical value. Thank you for considering skokie public library for your book, movie, and music donations. Community members can also support mayor hagertys holiday food, book and toy drive by purchasing holiday greeting cards featuring designs by evanston students. Book donations district of columbia public library. Donating books and materials to the library is a great way to pass along your used reading or electronic media items so others may enjoy them.
Financial donations all donations will be received by the evanston parks foundation to purchase food and toys in bulk. Jul 03, 2018 the evanston public library has placed a book bin outside the main library to make it easier for residents to contribute used books. While the library may not accept every donation offer, special consideration will be given for such items. Jul 24, 2017 the evanston public library is seeking donations of childrens books for its evanstons cradle to career initiative. The evanston public library catalog also includes the collections of 28 other libraries in our consortium of area public libraries. Please visit the thank you for more page to see what your support and contributions have accomplished in our community. The library accepts donations of books, tapescds, old maps. Your evanston public library card is your connection to discover and have easy access to all of these library materials and additional library catalogs. Support the library with books for the friends of the library book sales. Evanston lets ali abunimah speak after the event was briefly canceled, blogger and author ali abunimah talks about palestine and. Book donations may be made through local little free library booksharing boxes. Books4cause your book and electronic donations make a. Out of an abundance of caution, some little free library volunteer stewards are choosing to temporarily close their libraries.
Evanston public library book sales and book donations evanston. Evanston public library, fund for excellence, 1703 orrington ave, evanston, 60201 or call 847 4488653 to make a gift by phone. Nov 05, 2019 community corner donations accepted for mayors holiday food, book and toy drive evanston is collecting new, unwrapped toys and new and gently used books as part of the 11th annual holiday drive. Madison public library accepts gifts of new or gentlyused books, magazines, dvds, and music or books on compact disc.
Your contribution to the fund for excellence helps pay for resources this community uses every single day. Do you use your local branch or one of our worldclass research libraries. He said, since the end of the brandeis book sale in 2006, the evanston library has been the epicenter for donations on the north shore. Better world books is a forprofit social enterprise and a global eretailer that collects and sells new and used books online matching each purchase with a book donation, bookforbook. Inkind gifts free library free library of philadelphia. Not only do your book donations through pick up please support us veterans, they also support reading in general.
How and what to donate to the library denver public library. Home to northwestern university, it is situated 12 miles 19 km north of downtown chicago, bordered by chicago to the south, skokie to the west, and wilmette to the north. How and what to donate to the library denver public. The evanston public library has placed a book bin outside the main library to make it easier for residents to contribute used books. Northwestern university libraries no longer accept most donations of books and other materials for the general collections.
All dallas public library locations will be closed until further notice. Your donations improve our collections, services and programs. Evanston public library spring book sale march 24 26 march 22. Books4cause turns book donations into libraries for developing education programs throughout africa.
Library seeking childrens book donations minuteman press. Donations are used to purchase library materials that will augment our collection. Donating books to the library thank you for donating materials to the jfk memorial library. Evanston public library book sales and book donations. If you have historically significant manuscripts, photographs, books, archival materials or other items that you believe would enhance the librarys research and special collections, please contact one of the librarys curators or, for general inquiries, please contact. We accept donations of used books, audio books on cd, and dvds only. The friends support library programs for adults and children, as well as offering funds for ongoing technical and staff needs. A book in the kind of condition that you wouldnt be embarrassed to cover in wrapping. Donate to help the new york public library provide free books, classes, and more to all. Top places to donate used books home storage solutions 101. The dos, donts, and duhs of donations evanston public library. Drop off your preread books at any of the library branches. Escca provides school clothing and shoes to evanstonskokie. The evanston public library aims to be at the heart of our diverse community by promoting the development of independent, selfconfident, and literate citizens, and providing equitable access to cultural, intellectual, technological, and information resources.
Why just this week three incredibly popular books were donated in pristine. Jun 23, 2017 after that, the staff will be involved in preparing and organizing the main library for a major space renovation and reorganization. Donate your new and gentlyused books to support our annual book sale. Books are sold online to help raise funds for nonprofit literacy organizations a portion of the sales of all books donated at the epl donation site will go to evanston public library. To contact vital statistics for birth and death certificates please call, 214 6703092.814 413 1506 405 729 1454 827 748 348 878 689 584 815 902 343 1581 630 1518 993 1313 484 569 1228 58 1104 1335 622 782 71 60 680 319 1462 1468 138 249 757 878 803 905