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Friends of the Ann Arbor District Library






Volunteers rough sorting at the dock.

Volunteers rough sorting at the dock.

DROP OFF LOCATION AND HOURS:
Downtown Library, staff parking lot (off of William Street).   Next to the UM Credit Union

HOURS: Donations can be dropped off during Downtown Library hours.

LARGE DONATIONS: Please call ahead – (734) 302- 7774 – to make arrangements.

DROP OFF SITE DIRECTIONS:

  • Enter the Ann Arbor District Library Downtown staff lot off of William Street, next to the UM Credit Union.
  • Pull to the back of the parking lot near the loading dock door.
  • Ring the intercom buzzer at the door and tell the receptionist that you have books to donate. Donation bins are directly inside the door, to the right.

REMEMBER: Donations may be eligible for a tax deduction on federal income tax returns. If you wish to have a record of your donation please ask the receptionist for a tax receipt. It also includes a coupon for a free book at the Book Shop.

HINTS FOR DONATING TO THE FRIENDS BOOK SHOP:

We don’t need:
•Books left over from other book sales
•Books that have been wet
•Books that are moldy, smelly, dirty, or torn
•Computer books more than  5 years old
•Reader’s Digest condensed books
•Magazines
•Encyclopedia sets
•Book club hardcover novels from 1930 to the present
•Records
•VHS tapes
•Audio cassettes

We do need:

•Books published in the last 5 years

•Children’s books

•Cookbooks

•CD’s, books on CD, DVD’s

•Textbooks less than 5 years old

•Jigsaw puzzles & games

•Sheet music

DONATION PICK UP:
If you do not have transportation, have physical conditions which make it difficult for you to drop off donations, or have a large volume of book donations, Friends volunteers can arrange to pick up your donations. To arrange pick up:

Call 734-302-7774 and leave a message, clearly stating your name and telephone number.

The Book Shop Director will return your call, get the necessary details, and assess the situation.

 






Check out Greg Peters’s blog about how easy it is to donate books to the Friends of the Ann Arbor District Library. You can read it here:
Greg Peters Clears His Shelves.

Book Shop Hours:
M-F  12-6             Sa 9-6                 Su 1-4
Prices:
Most books - $2
        or less
CDs - $2
DVDs - $3 to $5

Location: First Floor
Downtown Library
 343 South Fifth Av Ann Arbor, MI 48104 [Get directions]
Phone:
734-302-7774

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