Gifts may take the form of cash donations, bequests, naming the library as beneficiary of a life insurance policy, or gifts of real property. Textbooks for change donate used textbooks to create an. Karen cannon, a volunteer for the friends of the vancouver public library, says book donations have decreased as charity book bins have. Books can be delivered to the returns desk in the central library grand lobby any time during its hours of service. Burnaby public library accepts donations of books and other library materials. Bring book donations to the monthly red tent events at the yurt in courtenay, or email lori to arrange a dropoff in comox. If you have many books to donate, please come during normal booknook hours so we can help you unload your car. Books are sold online to help raise funds for awesome nonprofit literacy organizations changing the world through teaching kids, supporting families, building schools and filling libraries. From now until march 8, donate your books and more. The vancouver public library foundation was set up in 1997 to raise funds to enhance vancouver public library programs and services. Its easy to give to your library, and each library has various ways to provide support. Library donations can be dropped off at any library branch during branch hours.
Home book donation programs libguides at american library. A majority of the donations we receive are passed on to the friends of the library for their book sales, or kept for our in house book sales with proceeds going to the library. How to contribute fort vancouver regional library foundation. You can buy or donate items and materials like books, cds, dvds and even vinyl records.
Smaller donations may be left at book mark, the library store during regular store hours. Donation form print this form and mail or drop off your donation. All funds from our sales of donated books are used to help support library programs and purchase items for the library. Local vancouver or british columbian publications not owned by the library. The library does not guarantee the permanence of a gift in the collection or at a specific branch. News and events fort vancouver regional library foundation. Nonprofit organizations, such as the friends of the library or library foundations. Donated books are sold in most branches and at book ends bookstores, located at the toronto reference library and north york central library. Use the form below to find the collection box nearest you, or click here to learn about our curbside pickup option for donations of five or more boxes of books you can also call your local library to confirm if they are receiving donations.
Your generous gift will be managed through the west vancouver memorial library foundation. All gifts become the property of the north vancouver district public library, and donations. Please note we cannot accept textbooks or other school materials. You can give to the library in several different ways, including giving a gift, giving to our endowment fund, or leaving a gift in your will. Book donations district of columbia public library. With the spread of covid19, remember that your health and the health of those in your community is whats most important. If you dont live near a drop box and would still like to d. Monday to saturday, 9 am 4 pm saturday, please call 4163955810 to make arrangements.
If you have unique materials of local interest that are not in the black studies center or washingtoniana special collections, and you would like to speak with a librarian about donating such items to the library, please contact collections services at 2027271117. Donated books are offered for sale either in our small book store, at one of our large book sales, or online, and the funds generated from the sale of these books are used to help support fort vancouver regional library programs and services. Tax deductible donations can be made to the following organizations. Sep 28, 2011 a volunteer with friends of the vancouver public library suspects the blue book bins scattered across the city are at least in part to blame for increasingly fewer donations to the nonprofit. Contact the friends of vpl for more information on how to get involved.
What to do with your used books out of chaos professional. The friends is a support group for the vancouver community library. To protect our volunteers and the community we are not currently accepting any used books and we have closed bookmark. The library welcomes inquiries from prospective donors wishing to donate materials to our special collections and rare books division.
Drop off large quantity donations on weekdays 104 at the central library s shipping dock at the north end of 700 block hamilton. The friends hold book sales with the proceeds going to purchase needed items for the library. You can also donate books and other materials such as dvds, cds, and cdroms directly to the library. For more information on making a donation or planned gift to the library, contact the vpl foundation today. A volunteer with friends of the vancouver public library suspects the blue book bins scattered across the city are at least in part to blame for increasingly fewer donations to the nonprofit. Burnaby public library is a registered charity and donors receive a charitable tax receipt for all donations. Drive down the ramp and place donations on the left hand loading dock. Donations are only accepted during branch open hours. The library is happy to consider donations of books, media, and other materials that fulfill the needs of the uw tacoma curriculum.
For more information about the library s response to covid19, see our message from our executive director. Most donations go to the friends of the library for inclusion in the book sales, the proceeds of which support library collections, programs, and services. Find out how to contribute to the foundationor donate now. In fact, a percentage of the net sale price of every book goes to these great causes.
The library does not accept donations of used books or media. Vplf vancouver public library foundation v ancouver p ublic l ibrary foundation. The vancouver public library foundation is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to raising funds for vancouver public library and its programs and services. Jan 24, 2019 please be aware that the american library association does not accept, distribute, or coordinate donations of books or any other materials. Library group sees sharp drop in book donations vancouver courier. Proceeds from book sales supports library programs and services. Donated items are subject to the same selection and withdrawal criteria applied to purchased items. Yearround sale of gently used books newer, gently used fiction and nonfiction books are sold yearround at bookmark, the library store in the central library, 350 w. While the library may not accept every donation offer, special. Your donations of gently used books and other media will increase the amount of the gift that we make to the.
All gifts become the property of the vancouver public library. Your donations are welcome at all of our branches during regular business hours. Friends of vancouver community library home facebook. The remainder is received from gifts, endowments and trusts, nearly all of which are set up for a very specific purpose. New items or items in excellent condition may be considered for inclusion in the library collection. Donations can also be dropped off at north york central library at the shipping and receiving department. Please nominate yourself or another registered steward by filling out this form by april 20.
The library and the friends of the library appreciate donations of materials. Bol awards for outstanding achievement recognizing five exceptional little free library stewards for their dedication to little free librarys mission. Support the fvrl foundation and friends fort vancouver. Friends of the vancouver public library gratefully accept your gently used books for our fundraising book sales. Donated materials may be added to the collection, sold in the book sale, or recycled at the library s sole discretion. Donate dvds and video games to charity and help raise money for a cause you care about. Give the gift of literacy when you donate your used books to charity. For donations requiring more than a carload of books please contact 718. Used books friends of the vancouver public library.
You can bring your materials to any vpl branch during regular hours or you if you have multiple boxes 10 max, you can drop them off to the central library s. Library group sees sharp drop in book donations vancouver. Fvrl may accept book donations, depending on space and capacity at our libraries. Bookends store donations can be dropped off at toronto reference library in the drop box located at front of the book store during branch hours. They have collection bins all around vancouver, and even will arrange to pick them up from your place. Donations are accepted in person at the information desk of your local burnaby public library branch. To help limit the spread of covid19 virus, the vancouver public library has closed all locations effective march 16th until further notice.
Donate books friends of the richmond public library. In 2006, the federal government changed the income tax act to make it even more attractive for donors to contribute shares of listed marketable securities to charities such as the west vancouver memorial library foundation. Please contact your local library to ask about what they may accept. Textbooks for change provides affordable and accessible educational material to students both locally and across the globe. Vplf vancouver public library foundation v ancouver p ublic l ibrary. The library and the friends of the library appreciate. Other items may be sold in the friends of the library s booksale. All gifts become the property of the north vancouver district public library, and donations may be added to the collection at the librarys discretion. Regional libraries appreciate your donations of money, time, and used books. So many of us have books piling up in corners, lining up along the floor, stacked in piles on desks, overflowing from our bookshelves. Virls charitable registration number is 10816 7248 rr 0001.
Fvrl foundation is unable to accept any book donations at this time due to the covid19 pandemicplease do not leave them at the door as disposing of them will put us at risk. Vancouver public library will take your books, magazines, dvds and cds that are in good condition and are fairly current ie. The friends of vancouver public library is a nonprofit volunteer organization to support vancouver public library. Read, watch, listen vancouver island regional library. All programs are cancelled and late fees are currently suspended, due dates and renewals are extended, and there is no charge for nonpickup of holds.
Does fvrl accept donations of books, dvds, cds, and other library materials. Your book donations can also help stock the libraries in prisons and juvenile detention facilities. Get involved discover books book donation programs. Since we opened our doors in 1996, we have depended upon the generosity of donors to add classic works to the wsu vancouver library collection. All gifts become the property of the north vancouver district public library, and donations may be added to the collection at the library s discretion. Mill plain blvd, vancouver where vancouver community library used to be. Thank you for supporting the west vancouver memorial library. The friends of vancouver community library fovcl is committed to supporting the library with various book sales. What to do with your used books vancouver and lower mainland. Items should be in good condition and of current interest. This guide provides information on some of the groups and organizations that do handle book donations including donations of used books. Donations are accepted at central library year round. Vancouver public library vpl is the public library system for the city of vancouver, british columbia.
Books donated to the fovcl are sold in the booknook bookstore, as well as online, and special book sales. Book donations since we opened our doors in 1996, we have depended upon the generosity of donors to add classic works to the wsu vancouver library collection. One charity that takes any type of book, including textbooks, is reading tree. Feel free to drop off books at the booknook donation slot during library hours. We continue to accept academic book donations, but we do so. Accepted donations may be sold in a librarys book sale, with proceeds going to support the library. Used book donations can also go to a school library or your local city or county library. The library is unable to take donations of books and other materials at this time. Please click here for a map of our most current locations. Donated materials may be added to the collection, sold in the book sale, or recycled at the librarys sole discretion.
Out of an abundance of caution, some little free library volunteer stewards are choosing to temporarily close their libraries. If youre interested in contributing materials to the library, please identify and contact the appropriate subject librarian. Donations books donated to the fovcl are sold in the booknook bookstore, as well as online, and special book sales. While the librarians have continuously purchased important new works for our faculty and students, donors supplement those selections with hard to find, out of print books. The vancouver public library will take books that are in good condition and of current interest. Please be aware that the american library association does not accept, distribute, or coordinate donations of books or any other materials. For many families, buying childrens books just isnt possible. Generally over 96% of the collections budget is derived from the general operating budget. One of our main fundraising efforts is our semiannual book sale. I bring some books to the book sale of the local library they have their own used book shop, and i clip off our address label and donate kids magazines highlights, ranger rick, etc. Burnaby public library accepts donations of books and. We accept only items in excellent condition no loose bindings, marked pages or water damage and of current interest.
Our charitable registration number is 86888 6490 rr0001. We believe that postsecondary students should be able to learn from highquality material, regardless of their geographic or. For more information on current changes to our services. Books and other materials please check your library s donation guidelines before toting items to. Friends of the public library accepts gently used books for fundraising book sales. You can also help individuals in difficult circumstances such as deployed soldiers or hospitalized children to pass the time more pleasantly. Donate books to charity free nationwide book donation pick up. If you would like to donate books to the foundation, you can bring them directly to our office at 1007 e. Book donation programs american library association. The library welcomes donations of books and other library materials.
Book donations fort vancouver regional library foundation. If you dont have the interest to sell your books, many organizations will accept them. Get involved with discover books discover books would love to put your books in motion. Material that is not needed for the collection may be sold for the benefit of the library. Gains on listed shares donated to a charitable organization will no longer be taxable. Search our library catalogue our library services borrow and renew books, get a library card, request copies, fees and staff assistance im a lawyer in bc, where do i start. Consider donating to one of the following organizations after you purge your dvd and video game collection. Yearround sale of gently used books newer, gently used fiction and nonfiction books are sold yearround at book mark, the library store in the central library, 350 w. This guide provides information on some of the groups and organizations that do handle book donations including donations of used books if you are seeking book donations, you may be eligible to apply for donations from the groups listedor one of. Books and magazines not added to our collection are sold in our book sales. Tax receipts are not provided for donated materials. All fort vancouver regional libraries locations and book returns are closed. Accepted donations may be sold in a library s book sale, with proceeds going to support the library.
To be eligible for a tax receipt, new book donations are first evaluated by collections services staff and must have the original sales receipt. Gifts of library materials have significantly enhanced our collections. Fort vancouver regional libraries appreciate your donations of money, time, and used books. Nvcl book donation policy north vancouver city library. Donate to the foundation west vancouver memorial library. All donated material is considered according to the same selection criteria applied to purchased materials. Donating materials north vancouver district public library. The library reserves the right to decide what we do with the gifts we receive. Some charities have developed literacy programs worldwide and will send your used book donations to help the less fortunate in every corner of globe. Donate your new and gentlyused books to support our annual book sale. Your donation to vancouver island regional library can make the difference between a good and a great public library system. Your donations of gently used books and other media will increase the amount of the gift that we make to the richmond public library each spring, and your gift is taxdeductible. Focvl booknook friends of vancouver community library.709 283 842 1216 99 1067 1041 1091 368 488 1124 1504 714 1198 1082 959 334 575 263 893 571 389 1285 684 351 358 1237 419 89 1239 983 634 626 628 677 843 805 371 720