Connected Libraries appreciates that our community thinks of the library for their book donations and will accept them, so long as the following criteria are met.
in near-new (excellent) condition
contain current/relevant information
meet community demand
compliment the library’s balanced collection of Fiction and Non-fiction titles
allocate donated material to any collection or branch across the region
reject donations of unsuitable materials and donate them to charities
Connected Libraries cannot accept donations of audio-visual material as content standard cannot be readily ascertained.
Connected Libraries are unable to return items that are not added to our collection.
Connected Libraries – Collection Development Policy 2020
As an alternative to the library, local Op Shops are generally happy to accept such donations.