Donate Online:

Donate by Mail:

Checks can be made out to the Duluth Public Library.
Please indicate that they are for a donation.
They can be mailed to:

Duluth Public Library
Attn: Business Office
520 W Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55802


Other Ways to Help Out:

Amazon Smile

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to show your support every time you shop, at no cost to you. On your first visit to AmazonSmile ( select the Duluth Library Foundation or Friends of the Duluth Public Library as your nonprofit beneficiary before you begin shopping. 


Clean and gently used books are accepted each year for the Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale

Donations of clean/gently used materials are accepted each year from July to May 5th at the return window at the Main Library.

Donations Accepted 

  • Books - Hard Covers and Paperbacks
  • CDs (music or audiobooks)
  • Artwork
  • DVDs

Donations NOT Accepted

  • Reader's Digest Condensed Books
  • Encyclopedias from before 2012
  • Textbooks
  • Catalogs
  • Magazines
  • Phonograph Records
  • Audio Cassettes
  • VHS Videos
  • Romance series (i.e. Harlequin)
  • Damaged books (i.e. mildew, dusty, damp, marked-up)