Donate Materials


All materials donated are subject to the Collection Development Policy. Those materials not added to the collection are put in the library book sale.

Items the library accepts:

  • New and used books
  • CD-ROMs
  • DVDs
  • videotapes
  • Audiotapes
  • Items the library does not accept:

  • Magazines
  • Textbooks
  • Reader’s Digest condensed books
  • National Geographic magazines
  • Vinyl records
  • Encyclopedia sets
  • Items that are not in good condition
  • e.g. books with yellowed, musty, water-damaged, moldy or mildewed pages
  • Items that are out of date

    To make a monetary donation to the Urbandale Library Foundation, please click here for more information.