Book Drive

Annual Book Drive date to be announced.

Donate books, CDs, DVDs, and magazines year-round at any library check out desk or the Friends Bookstore. We are also available to pick up donations. Read more about donating to the Friends Books Store.

Donate to the Library and Friends Bookstore.

Curbside drop off available on Book Drive dates at Main Library, Bloomington and the Ellettsville Branch Library.

Help us advertise our book drives.
Display a lawn sign.
Contact Helena Walsh, helenw at

We need your:

  • gently used books
  • magazines
  • movies and music (record albums, VHS/DVD movies, music/audio CDs)
  • Questions about what to donate? Look here.

 You can drop off items at:

  • Main Library, Sixth Street side, in front of the large garage door (where the Bookmobile parks)
  • Ellettsville Branch, 600 W. Temperance Street, East Parking Lot


Friends volunteers will be present curbside to assist you with unloading your vehicle.

Items donated will become part of the Library's collections, or will be priced attractively and sold at the Friends of the Library Bookstore. Proceeds of the Bookstore support Library programs and collections by extending the budget.