How to Donate to the Library

Monetary Donations

The Berkeley Public Library is a non-profit public organization and accepts monetary donations. For more information regarding the specifics of monetary donations, please contact Library Director
Lenora Berendt at (708) 544-6017 or lberendt@berkeleypl.org.

Book Donations

The Berkeley Public Library currently accepts books that are timely, clean, and in good condition. If an item is not a title that we can add to our collection, we may add it to our book sale inventory or recycle it. For details regarding book donations, please review our Donations Policy.

Please, do not leave book donations outside the library after hours.