Book Donations

Milton Public Library appreciates the donation of books, audiobooks, and DVDs in excellent condition.

Donations are accepted with the understanding that the material will be added to the library collection only if needed.  If the item(s) is/are not added to the collection, the library has the right to disposal, and may sell, give away, or discard the item(s) at its discretion.

Because of limited space, the library is only able to accept ONE bag or small box of up to 20 items at a time. Exceptions may be made at the discretion of library staff.

The library does not accept:

  • Periodicals more than one year old.
  • Reader’s Digest books.
  • Encyclopedias.
  • Textbooks more than five years old.
  • VHS tapes.
  • Cassette tapes.
  • Material more than ten years old.
  • Material that is mildewed, yellow, has a noticeable odor, or is in otherwise poor condition.

Monetary Donations

Milton Public Library greatly values the financial support of donors. These contributions allow us to run programs, purchase furniture and equipment, and support the Bookmobile, among other initiatives. Donations of cash or check are given to our fundraising and volunteer group, Friends of Milton Public Library. Please make checks payable to Friends of Milton Public Library.

“The Giving Tree” is one way in which the library shows appreciation for donations.  For gifts of $100 – $249, donors may have a personal or business name inscribed on a small leaf. For gifts of $250 or more, donors may have a name inscribed on a large leaf. Please contact the library for more information.

Last updated October 11, 2017. sl