Financial donations can be made by check, addressed to:
Santa Barbara Public Library
c/o Library Administration
P.O. Box 1019
Santa Barbara, CA 93102
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For more information, see the Library's Donation of Money and Materials policy.
The Santa Barbara Public Library System welcomes the following materials donations:
The following materials are not accepted:
Donations may be accepted at all locations. For larger donations of 4 boxes or more please contact your local branch in advance as they may not be able to accept them at the time.
All donations are reviewed by Library staff and volunteers. Items not added to the Library's collection may be sold. Proceeds from the sale of donations benefit the Library.
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.