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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

 






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 10-9    T-F  12-6  Sa 9-6     Su 12-6
Prices:
Books - Most $2
        or less
CDs - $2
DVDs - Most $2

Location: First Floor
Downtown Library
 343 South Fifth Av Ann Arbor, MI 48104 [Map/Directions]
Phone:
734-302-7774   faadl.org

Ann Arbor District Library: aadl.org
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