Book Donations

The next Donation Day is scheduled for Thursday, March 23, 2023, 9:00 AM – 10:45 AM. If we have rain, we will cancel the Donation Day. We especially need children’s books and LP’s.

Book donations to the Friends of the Sonoma Valley Library are accepted on scheduled Donation Days only. Donation limit is 6 boxes or bags per donor. No early drop offs. Please do not leave books by the library door or book drop. All donations must be checked in by a volunteer at the table by the sheds behind the library at 755 West Napa Street in Sonoma. Please call the Library at (707) 996-5217 for the next upcoming donation date. We are not accepting book donations outside of designated donations dates/times. 

IMG_0016.jpgWhy Donate? Thank you for you interest in donating books to the Friends of the Sonoma Valley Library. Proceeds from our book sales generate the largest source of  funds which serve our mission in making the Library a state-of-the-art center for the community.

How to Donate:  (IMPORTANT: see update above on donation process during COVID-19 pandemic). A library staff member will provide a receipt if required. Donations are tax-deductible to the extent the law allows.

Please note: We gratefully accept donations of books in very good/excellent condition, CDs, DVDs, and vinyl records.  We can no longer accept the following: dirty or damaged books, textbooks, encyclopedias, library discards, magazines, books on audio cassette, or VHS tapes.  If you have torn, damaged, or dirty books, we are advised by Sonoma County Waste Management that you can put them in the blue recycling bin if they are soft cover, or if the hard covers have been removed and discarded. Thank you!

Learn more about our quarterly book sales here.

The Friends of the Sonoma Valley Library is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization. EIN# 94-2370298.