Donate Books to the Library

We are not able to accept used book donations at this time. Please check our website for updates about the reopening of the Book Ends Used Bookstores and details about when we will resume book donations.

Donated books are sold in most branches and at Book Ends bookstores, located at the Toronto Reference Library and North York Central Library. Proceeds go toward library programs and services.

Donations are only accepted during branch open hours.

What you need to know:

Branches only accept material that can be resold. Donated items must meet the following criteria:

If your materials don't meet these criteria please consider donating them to other non-profit organizations. Check out the City of Toronto Waste Reduction Information.

Please note that we do not add donated material to the collection and do not issue tax receipts for donations.