Donating Materials to the Library

We welcome your donation of library materials and are grateful for your generosity. Please keep the following in mind:

We gratefully accept:

  • Hardcover books (not more than 5 years old)
  • Local history titles of any age
  • Paperbacks (must have covers)
  • Popular magazines (not more than 1 year old)
  • DVDs and CDs in their original packaging (any age)

Sorry, but we cannot accept:

  • Encyclopedias and reference books over 5 years old
  • Textbooks
  • Damaged, moldy, musty, soiled, or marked in items
  • DVDs and CDs not in their original packaging
  • VHS tapes, cassettes and records
  • Computer manuals and instruction books
  • Software (including games)
  • Board games and puzzles
  • Calendars
  • eBooks and eAudiobooks

Donations are accepted at any of our library locations.

At the Hampton Memorial Library in Easley, please bring donations to the Shipping & Receiving door located at the rear of the building. Shipping & Receiving is open Monday-Friday from 9 am-4 pm. Outside of these days/times, donations may be taken to the Circulation Desk. At other library branch locations, please bring donations to the Circulation Desk.
Please do not place donations at outer doors or in book drops.

Donation limitations:

  • Because space and staff are limited, we can only accept up to 3 boxes of donations/day.
  • Deliveries of more than 3 boxes must have prior approval by library staff.
  • Sorry, but we are unable to pick up donations.
  • All donated materials that are accepted become the sole property of the Library and cannot be returned to the donor.


Speak to a staff member, call 850-7077, or email [email protected].
Thank you for your generosity!