The Smithtown Library accepts donations on a rolling basis at all four buildings. All donations accepted by The Smithtown Library become the property of the Library and will be utilized in the manner deemed most appropriate by the Library staff. Donated items may be added to the collection, sold at the Friends of The Smithtown Library book sales or disposed of in an appropriate manner.
Donated materials must be brought into the Library. Items left outside the buildings will be discarded. Receipts are available at any Reference Desk. We do not count or place a value on your donation. We suggest you speak to your tax preparer regarding charitable donations.
We do not accept books or other materials that are:
We do not accept:
|AAA Travel Guides||Bootleg DVDs||Case law|
|Cassette tapes||Catalogs||Cliff Notes|
|Computer games||Computer software||Condensed books|
|Games||Homemade DVDs or CDs||Magazines|
|Professional Journals||Puzzles||VHS Vinyl records|
We do not accept certain books more than 5 years old, specifically in these areas:
Business Test Prep
Health / Medical Travel
Any questions you have regarding book donations can be referred to the Reference Desk at any building at (631) 360-2480.
|The Friends Book Sales are currently available at all four library buildings: Smithtown, Commack, Kings Park and Nesconset. All proceeds from the Friends Book Sales are used to benefit the Library.|