Want to Donate Used Materials to the Library?

Donations of two grocery bags or less may be made during Library open hours at the Circulation Desk and a receipt can be provided upon request. 

We are happy to accept the following:

  • Books in clean, good physical condition 
  • Old books and classics in good condition 
  • Textbooks less than 10 years old
  • DVDs, Blu-rays, and music CDs in original packaging
  • Audiobooks on CD

We do not accept these items for donation:

  • Magazines
  • Books in poor condition: musty, moldy, smelly, broken spine or cover
  • Encyclopedias
  • Reader's Digest condensed books
  • Textbooks older than 10 years
  • VHS tapes, cassette tapes
  • Computer software
  •  Maps
  • Vinyl Records
  • Photographs

For questions or to arrange delivery of a larger donation, email or call (503) 530-9353.

The library reserves the right to use donations in whatever manner it deems appropriate. Friends of the Forest Grove Library is a volunteer non-profit organization. All proceeds from their sales go to the library.