Friends of the Library Book Donations

All book donations to the Library are processed by the Friends of the Oldham County Public Library for use in the Friends' Book Shoppe. Proceeds from the Book Shoppe in turn support programs and needs of the library system.

The Friends are currently only accepting donations at the LaGrange Library during hours of operation (10-7pm Monday-Thursday, 10-5pm Friday-Saturday).

Donations Guidelines

Where can I donate? Donations are accepted at the LaGrange Library (308 Yager Ave, 40031) during business hours. Donations cannot be accepted at South Oldham or Goshen Library at this time. Donations left after-hours will not be processed.
What can I donate? The following items will be accepted as donations:

  • Rare and collectable books
  • Children’s books
  • Foreign Language Books
  • Hardcover fiction and non-fiction books
  • Mass Market Paperbacks
  • Trade Paperbacks
  • CDs
  • DVDs
  • Books on CDs

Items that will not be accepted:

  • Any items which do not meet the condition requirements listed above.
  • Activity Books and Workbooks  (ex: coloring books or study guides)
  • Annuals and Yearbooks
  • Audio cassettes, VHS tapes, LP records and computer software
  • Reader’s Digest books
  • Britannica and World Book Encyclopedia
  • Case Law and Procedural Books
  • Dated Reference Books
  • Newspapers and Magazines

How much can I donate? The Friends appreciate your generosity, but due to space constraints, donations are limited to one donation per day, per family, of no more than what can fit in two 17”x15” (banker sized) boxes. If this does not fit your needs and you’d like to talk to a Friends member about arranging a larger donation, you can contact them via the online form below. 

Donations that do not meet the requirements above WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Thank you in advance.

Want to confirm we can accept your donation before you bring it in? Fill out the form below.