Blue Hill Public Library Guidelines for Donated Books and Other Materials

Thank you for your interest in donating items to the Blue Hill Public Library’s used book sale.
We encourage you to drop off donations at the library’s circulation desk.

We accept:

  • Clean books, without underlining or structural or water damage
  • Complete, working sets of DVDs and CDs
  • Antique or classic magazine editions or documents

We are UNABLE to accept:

  • Books with broken spines
  • Used coloring, puzzle or crossword books
  • Jigsaw puzzles
  • LP Records, 8 track cassettes, VHS tapes
  • Mass-market romance novels
  • Most encyclopedia sets
  • Non-antique back issues of magazines, newspapers, etc.
  • Old calendars
  • Reader’s Digest Condensed books
  • Soiled books
  • Software
  • Specialized text books
  • Time-Life series books
  • Water-damaged or moldy books

To inquire about exceptions, please check with library staff.