Donations of Books, Tapes, or
Are you interested in donating
books, compact discs, or other items from your home
or office, but are not sure
of the process? The following may answer some of your
What materials are accepted?
Donations of books, videocassettes,
compact discs, records, sheet music, computer software, cassette tapes (spoken
books or music), framed art prints, and puzzles
that are clean and in good
condition are accepted.
What materials are not accepted?
We do not accept books that are musty,
mildewed, damaged, or otherwise
Where do donations go?
Morley Library decides the disposition of all
gifts. Usually, the donations are given
to the Friends of Morley Library
for their books sales. Proceeds from these sales
enable the F.o.M.L. to
sponsor projects and activities not covered by the library's
operating budget. On rare occasions, donations are added to the
These are usually books of special or local interest.
Are these donations tax deductible?
Yes. Contributions for Morley Library or
of Morley Library are tax
deductible. A receipt is available upon
request. Just ask a Library Staff Member
or the F.o.M.L. for one.
If an itemized list of your donation(s) is required for
tax purposes, please prepare
the list before bringing your donation to the
Where can donations be left?
All donations, small or large, are
welcome. Materials can be dropped off at:
184 Phelps Street
Painesville, OH 44077
Due to budgetary restrictions, we are
unable to pick up donated books.