Your donation to the Friends of the Poughkeepsie Public Library District helps us raise funds for

the Poughkeepsie Public Library District. Thank you!

Monetary donations can be made using this secure Paypal link.

You do not need a Paypal account to process the donation.

Book and Media Donation Guidelines

We will accept:

• Hardcover and paperback books in good condition.
• CDs, DVDs, LPs, and Audiobooks (on CD) in good condition.
• Special collections (antiquarian, comics, etc…). Please contact us to discuss your collection.

We will not accept:

  • Condensed books (Reader’s Digest, etc…)
  • Encyclopedias
  • Magazines/Journals
  • Cassettes, VHS tapes
  • Books with highlighted or underlined text
  • Outdated Travel Guides, Computer Manuals or Textbooks

Your donations must be in good enough condition for others to want to buy them!

Where do I go to donate my books and media?

Monday – Friday from 10 AM – 12 PM at the Book Store’s donation door located on the side of the store. Please note that the Book Store follows the Library District’s holiday schedule.

Saturday from 10 AM – 12 PM donations may be brought to the Adriance Memorial Library (93 Market Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601).

How much can I claim as a charitable donation?

Tax law prevents us from determining the value of your donation, but we can provide a receipt.

Questions? (845) 485-3445 x 3423 or e-mail