Give Books

We are now accepting donations on a limited basis and in limited amounts.  

We can accept donations on Saturday and Sunday only.

Please limit your donations to 6 bags or boxes per visit*.

Please donate only very gently used books, games and puzzles in good condition. 

We will not accept the following:

  • Damaged books (tears, loose bindings, stains, significant discoloration)
  • Marked books (comments, underlining, highlights)
  • Textbooks
  • Encyclopedias
  • Old dictionaries and reference books
  • Magazines and journals

*If you have more than 6 bags or boxes to donate you may contact us at to discuss alternate arrangements.

All book sale proceeds are used to support the Library's collections, programs and services.

Saturday and Sunday:  9 a.m . – 5 p.m.

At the donation drop-off location in the Library staff's parking lot: 
Take a left off Library Drive into the lot on the Library's lower level. Find the door with a sign for donations and drop books off inside. Receipt forms are available on the back of the door.

Friends of Chapel Hill Public Library
A 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to supporting the Library
(919) 969-2047
100 Library Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

webmaster: Harriet Wu

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