Thank you for thinking of us! You may drop off your donation(s) in the Friends bin in the lobby of the library during open hours.

FOR LARGER DONATIONS: If you have more than 2 boxes of books and/or other media in very good condition that you would like to donate, please call Paul at 309-799-5845 to schedule a drop off time and location. Larger donations brought to the library without a prior appointment cannot be accepted by Friends volunteers or Library staff. We appreciate your understanding.

Below is the list of the items we accept for our Sale Room:

Hardback BooksPuzzles (with all pieces)Audiobooks (CD/DVD)Calendars of the current year
Trade Paperback BooksCDsGreeting cardsDay Planners of the current year
Mass Market Paperback BooksDVDsNote pads
Weeklies: No later than 6 month publish date
Monthlies: No later than 1 year publish date
Exceptions are cooking magazines, quilting magazines, and Reminisce Magazine - we accept all years of these publications. 

Please be mindful to donate items that are clean and in usable condition.

We are unable to accept VHS tapes, cassette tapes, encyclopedia sets, bibles, dictionaries, reference books, newspapers, or catalogs. 

Monetary Gifts

Gifts of Cash

Donations can be made with checks payable to Friends of the Moline Public Library Foundation or online via bloomerang..

Memorials and Honorariums

Memorial gifts are given in memory of a loved one to support the Library. Honorariums commemorate special occasions.

Planned Giving

Planned giving is a way to contribute through estate planning. Consider naming the Friends of the Moline Public Library Foundation as a beneficiary in your will. 

Matching Gifts

Contact your company to find out if it offers a program that matches donations to non-profit organizations made by their employees.

Marketable Securities

A gift of appreciated securities that have been held for more than one year is frequently the most tax-wise way to give.