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Donations and Memorials

Donations

The Library Friends, the dedicated volunteers who manage the used book sales benefitting the library, have changed their donations procedure due to storage limitations and the labor involved with only a limited number of Friends volunteers working. Please click below to view the updated Library Friends Donation Guidelines. The type of books listed do not sell at the book sales and will not be accepted.

The Friends ask that donations be brought to the book sale room at the mall on the second Saturday of the month from noon to 2 p.m. and the third Tuesday of the month from 4 to 6 p.m. At these times, Friends volunteers will be available. Also please call the Friends at 903-724-3195 before bringing materials to donate. Materials left at any other time will be placed in recycling or trash bins to prevent a fire hazard.

Thank you for helping the Friends make sure they have quality used books for their book sales. The Library Friends meet the third Tuesday of the month at 6:15 p.m. and welcome new members to help with donations and book sales. Thank you Library Friends for your support of Palestine Public Library. 

 

 Memorials

Materials are accepted as memorial donations. The decision to include gift materials will be based on the following consideration: meeting selection criteria, physical condition is satisfactory and sufficient to withstand numerous circulations, the library needs the item. A memorial bookplate will be placed in these items, listing both the deceased and the donor.

Monetary donations are accepted as memorial gifts as well. Such donations are deposited into a separate “Memorial” account with the city and are used for purchasing resources for the library. Unless a specific area of interest is designated below, the library staff uses its own discretion in selecting materials purchased with these funds.

Palestine Public Library is a non-profit organization and donations are tax-deductible. For more information about how to donate to Palestine Public Library, please contact the library at 903-729-4121.