Donating books and materials to the Library is a great way to pass along your used reading or electronic media items so others may enjoy them. All items collected are sold online through BetterWorld Bookstore; proceeds support the Friends of Howard County Library System. Learn more about the Friends of Howard County Library System, and become a member.
Please follow these guidelines when donating books:
Deliver materials to the customer service desk at any branch.
Limit your donation to 2 boxes that you can carry, per week.
We accept the following materials in good condition:
Hardcover and paperback books
Audiobooks on CD or Playaways
We cannot accept:
Directories, almanacs or yearbooks
Textbooks more than three years old
Audiobooks on tape
Thank you for supporting Howard County Library System.