Donations will be considered on a per-item basis in accordance with the following guidelines:

  • The library may accept hardcover and paperback books, CDs, and DVDs in good condition.
  • Materials may be added to the collection, put in Atheneum book sales, donated to other institutions, or discarded.

The Atheneum will not take:

  • Titles that are three years or older in the following subjects: travel, computer science, medicine, economics, accounting, law or science.
  • Magazines
  • Text books
  • Encyclopedias
  • VHS Tapes
  • Books on Tape
  • Condensed books
  • Dated nonfiction