Donate Used Books

When you donate sensibly cared-for used books, you help us raise money to support our mission, and you open up new worlds to avid readers. We sell donated used books through a variety of avenues. Thank you for supporting our mission through your book donations!

Book Drop Off

In preparation for the Bookworm Frolic, we are NOT currently accepting used book donations. Donations will resume in November.

We accept donations at the Collections Building on the Mennonite Life campus during normal business hours: Tuesday through Friday, 9:30 am – 4 pm. If you are donating more than 5 boxes of books, please call 717.393.9745 or click link below to arrange drop-off.

YES, we welcome:

  • Relatively recent fiction and non-fiction books on most topics (think 2000 or newer unless the book is on a specialized topic or is classic literature)
  • CDs – music or audio books professionally produced. (No sermons)
  • Vinyl records

NO, we do NOT accept:

  • No damaged items: moldy, covers missing, water damage, insect damage, etc.
  • No encyclopedias
  • No magazines or pamphlets except those relating to Mennonite history & culture
  • No textbooks more than 5 years old
  • No computer books more than 2 years old
  • Nothing in binders
  • No sheet music
  • No audio or video cassettes

Thank you for your book donations!

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