Donate Materials


All materials donated are subject to the Collection Development Policy. Those materials not added to the collection are put in the library book sale.

Items the library accepts:

  • New and used books (in good condition)
  • Blu-rays
  • DVDs
  • Music CDs
  • Audio books on CD
  • Cake pans

Items the library does not accept:

  • Magazines (including National Geographic magazines)
  • Textbooks
  • Reader’s Digest condensed books
  • Vinyl records
  • Video tapes (VHS)
  • Cassette tapes
  • Encyclopedia sets
  • Items that are not in good condition (books with yellowed, musty, water-damaged, moldy or mildewed pages)
  • Items that are out of date

To make a monetary donation to the Urbandale Library Foundation, please click here for more information.

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