WE APPRECIATE YOUR GENEROSITY!

Donations

NO CONTRIBUTION IS TOO SMALL!

THE WEST WARWICK PUBLIC LIBRARY ACCEPTS AND APPRECIATES DONATIONS OF BOOKS, AUDIO BOOKS, CDs, DVDs, AND OTHER MATERIALS. DONATIONS ASSIST IN THE BUILDING OF LIBRARY COLLECTIONS AND HELP INCREASE THE INVENTORY OF BOOK SALES. ALL PROCEEDS FROM THESE SALES FUND LIBRARY PROGRAMS AND SERVICES. WE ALSO ACCEPT MONETARY DONATIONS! CHECK BELOW TO SEE THE BEST WAYS TO GIVE AND WHAT IS ACCEPTED AS DONATIONS. THANK YOU!

Donating Materials?

  • PLEASE CONSIDER ONLY DONATING MATERIALS THAT ARE IN GOOD CONDITION, FREE OF YELLOWING, MOLD, ODOR, OR NOTICEABLE AND EXCESSIVE WEAR AND TEAR.

  • ACCEPTED MATERIALS:

    • GENERAL FICTION AND NON-FICTION OF ANY DATE.​

    • NON-FICTION REFERENCE BOOKS FROM THE PAST 3 YEARS.

    • HARDCOVER AND PAPERBACK BOOKS OF ANY DATE.

    • AUDIO BOOKS ON CD OR MP3.

    • DVDs AND BLU-RAYS (ABSENT CASES ARE OKAY)

    • PLEASE CHECK WITH LIBRARIANS BEFORE DONATING SUPPLIES.

  • NOT ACCEPTED MATERIALS:

    • TEXTBOOKS OF ANY TYPE, INCLUDING COLLEGE COURSE.

    • NON-FICTION REFERENCE WORKS MORE THAN 3 YEARS OLD. THIS INCLUDES ENCYCLOPEDIA, ALMANACS, AND ATLASES.

    • VHS TAPES, CASSETTE TAPES, AND BOOKS ON TAPE.

    • MAGAZINES

  • DONATIONS ACCEPTED MAY NOT BE ADDED TO OUR COLLECTION, BUT INSTEAD SOLD IN OUR BOOK NOOK STORE. ALL PROCEEDS FUND LIBRARY SERVICES.

  • REASONS FOR THIS INCLUDE:

    • WE OWN ENOUGH COPIES ALREADY.​

    • WE HAVE ENOUGH, OR MORE RECENT, WORKS IN THE SUBJECT AREA.

    • THE ITEM HAS BEEN FOUND TO NEED REPAIR.

  • ALL DONATIONS ARE ACCEPTED WITHOUT STIPULATION.​

  • THE LIBRARY DOES NOT EVALUATE ANY MATERIAL WORTH.

  • FOR TAX PURPOSES, DONORS ARE ENCOURAGED TO MAKE A LIST OF THEIR DONATIONS AND CONTACT A TAX ADVISER FOR CLAIMING DEDUCTIONS.

Donating a Monetary Value?

  • THE WEST WARWICK PUBLIC LIBRARY ASSOCIATION ACCEPTS AND APPRECIATES GIFTS OF ALL SIZES. THE GENEROSITY OF OUR PATRONS AND COMMUNITY IS AN INVESTMENT IN THE FUTURE OF OUR LIBRARY.

  • WE OFFER A VARIETY OF DIFFERENT WAYS TO DONATE.

  • WE WILL HAPPILY WORK WITH ANY DONOR WHO HAS A SPECIAL REQUEST.

  • PROSPECTIVE DONORS ARE ENCOURAGED TO CONSULT THEIR FINANCIAL ADVISER BEFORE MAKING DONATIONS.

  • DONATIONS ACCEPTED:

    • GIFTS OF CASH - AMERICAN CURRENCY, CHECK, MONEY ORDER, OR BANK DRAFT IS ACCEPTED. 

    • MILESTONE GIFTS - TYPICALLY FOR A BIRTHDAY OR ANNIVERSARY IN WHICH A BOOK OR MATERIAL PURCHASED WITH YOUR GIFT OF $25.00 OR MORE IS AFFIXED WITH A BOOKPLATE TO ACKNOWLEDGE YOU AND YOUR HONOREE.

    • MEMORIAL GIFTS - TYPICALLY A MEMORIAL TO HONOR SOMEONE WHO HAD A SPECIAL CONNECTION TO THE LIBRARY, ESTABLISHING A LIVING TRIBUTE.

    • MATCHING GIFTS - MANY COMPANIES MATCH THE CHARITABLE GIFTS OF THEIR EMPLOYEES. CONSIDER CONTACTING YOUR COMPANY'S PERSONNEL OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION!

    • ENDOWMENT FUND - ENSURE THE LIBRARY'S LEGACY BY DONATING HERE, WHICH HONORS PHILANTHROPIC INTERESTS AND PASSIONS.

  • VOLUNTEERING AND DONATING TIME IS A GREAT WAY TO SUPPORT YOUR LIBRARY. OPPORTUNITIES ARE OPEN TO ALL. PLEASE CONTACT US AT (401) 828-3750 OR VISIT ANY DEPARTMENT FOR MORE INFORMATION.

  • A SUCCESSFUL LIBRARY IS A LIBRARY THAT IS USED. PLEASE CONSIDER US FOR ANY INFORMATIONAL, PROFESSIONAL, AND TECHNICAL NEEDS!

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