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Donate Books


Due to our community’s generosity, we are temporarily updating our donation guidelines effective October 1, 2023 through December 31, 2023.


The Russell County Public Library accepts donations of books under the following conditions:

  • Published within the last year
  • Maximum of 10 donated items
  • Must be in new/like-new condition

We cannot accept the following:

  • Textbooks, encyclopedias, CDs
  • Items with writing inside or library stickers/markings
  • Hardbacks missing dust jackets
  • Items with odors, dirt, mold, etc.

The Russell County Public Library reserves the right to refuse any donation.
We cannot be responsible for the disposal of items that are not accepted.

Please ask a staff member for a listing of other local options for donating items that we cannot accept.

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