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Many employers will match their employees' contributions to charitable nonprofit groups, thus increasing the size of your gift to The City Library. Ask your employer if they offer this program.
Honor the memory of a loved one, pay tribute to family or friends, or celebrate a special occasion by donating to The City Library. give $25 or more and the library will purchase a suitable book and include a personalized bookplate to recognize an individual or commemorate an important event.
For nearly 50 years, the Friends of The City Library have dedicated themselves to supporting and enriching The City Library. We invite you to join this dynamic group of individuals who share a love of books and libraries. Proceeds earned through membership dues, Used Book Sales, and The Library Store are donated directly to the Library.
The Friends of The City Library accepts donations of gently-used books, CDs, DVDs, vinyl records, and comic books. These items are sold at Book Sales at the Main Library throughout the year. Proceeds from these sales fund a variety of Library projects including programs and exhibits, materials, outreach events, computer equipment, furnishings, and more.
NOTICE DURING COVID-19 CLOSURE
You can drop off donations at the Main Library from Noon to 6pm, Monday through Saturday. Park in the short-term Delivery Loading Zone on 200 East just south of 400 South and call 801-594-8618.
Staff will verify your location, vehicle description, and quantity of items you're donating. Please open the trunk (remotely if possible) or car door where the materials are located, then remain in your car. Staff will arrive with bins to pick up the donations and will leave a receipt in the trunk or on the seat of the vehicle.
Donations are tax-deductible. Please consult with an accountant or tax preparer to determine the value of your donation.
NOTE: We cannot accept books with time-sensitive topics, such as business, tax, investment, computers/software, textbooks, etc.