Donation drop-off at the sale site (69 Huron St.) starts on Tues. August 6 and ends Tues. Oct. 8.
Hours at the site, starting Tuesday, Aug. 6: Monday to Saturday, 2-5pm – no Sunday drop-off, no drop-off on Labour Day.
Donations may also be dropped off at any branch of the Guelph Public Library during their open hours any time after August 5.
CONDITION REQUIREMENTS: Donated items in poor condition are discarded during the pre-sale sorting process. Disposal of these items is costly and time-consuming. The Friends will dispose of:
- Any item that is dirty, water damaged, mildewed or musty smelling
- Books with torn, or missing pages, or items that are severely worn (especially paperbacks)
- Hardcover books and paperbacks with pages so “yellowed” that the print is hard to read
- Books with very loose or broken bindings
- Games, puzzles or media sets with missing or broken pieces
- Any items showing signs of insect infestation or mold
With regret, we cannot accept:
- Items described above
- These media types – Audio-cassettes, books on audio-cassette, video-cassettes
- Magazines and Journals, either individual issues or collections such as large runs of National Geographic
- Encyclopedia sets
- Reader’s Digest condensed books
- Blank-page journals or diaries
- Books or media items whose content is no longer of general interest or utility – eg. very old medical or consumer help guides.
We gratefully accept:
- Fiction and non-fiction books in any language appealing to adults, young adults, and children
- Hardcover, soft-cover, trade-paperback, large-print books in any size ranging from mass-media paperback to large coffee table sized books
- Textbooks (recent, no highlighting or underlining, and no marginal notations)
- Games and puzzles that are intact
- Sheet music, Scores, Music Songbooks (pop, folk, rock, country, musicals); Music Instruction books for learning (banjo, drums, guitar, piano, ukulele)
- Antiquarian, rare and collectable books (pre-1960 with a copyright date)
- Media – CD’s, books on CD (please no talking books on audio-cassettes), LP’s, DVD’s, blu-rays.