3520 86th Street, Urbandale, IA 50322      Phone: 515-278-3945

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  • Items that are out of date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.