Book donations: Due to COVID-19 we are not accepting materials donations at the branches at this time. We are accepting donations at the Central Library in the following manner:
We have partnered with Discovery Books to accept donations in a blue box outside the Library's back door in the Library's lower plaza. Discovery Books will empty the bin regularly.
Park in the parking lot on Anacapa/Figueroa and walk over to the bin in the Library's lower plaza. If you have large donations we may be able to arrange pickup - contact the Central library at 805-962-7653 for details.
The following materials are not accepted:
For more information, see the Library's Author Donation, Collection Development, and Donation of Money and Materials policies. To submit a book for consideration for the Local Authors Collection, please complete the submission form.
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