Donate Items


Where to donate:

Our donation area is located on Kentucky Street, just past the library book return.  When we are accepting donations, there will be a large blue drop box outside.  We close our donation box for two weeks around our three major book sales.  For upcoming donation box closures, please check our calendar.

We can accept:

  • Hardcover, Paperback and Children’s books in good condition
  • Travel, Computer or Textbooks less than 3 years old
  • DVDs, CDs, and CD Audiobooks
  • Comic Books
  • Computer software, Video games, Board Games and Puzzles with all pieces

We cannot accept:

  • Damaged books (e.g. moldy, dirty, water damaged, missing covers, missing pages, excessive marking)
  • Encyclopedias
  • LP records, VHS tapes, Cassettes
  • Periodicals or Magazines (including National Geographic)
  • Readers Digest Condensed Books

Quantity Limitations:

We ask that you limit donated items to three boxes/ bags per household.  If you would like to donate more items, please contact FLPL Program Coordinator, Angela Hyde, by email at or by phone at 785-843-3833 ext. 149 to schedule a drop off.

Need a tax receipt?

Tax return form with computer keyboard

There are two ways to request a tax receipt for your donation of physical goods:

By Email:

Angela Hyde, FLPL Program Coordinator,

By Phone:

Call (785) 843-3833 ext. 149 and request a donation receipt

Receipts can be emailed, mailed, or held at the library for pickup.