Donating Books to John Fox, Jr. Library

Guidelines for book donations

Always check with the Library before donating a book to us. We may already have it. Books do not need to be indexed or hardbound for the Library to accept them. The Library accepts donations of $10 per book for binding.

Books on the following subject areas are acceptable for donation:


-Genealogy and family history

-State history, record abstracts, etc.

-Records and histories of religious groups and denominations

-Local history, record abstracts, will abstracts, and other court records

-U.S. History, pension records, military rosters, record abstracts, etc.

-Histories of the Revolutionary War era

Please DO NOT send books in the following categories:

Poetry, literature, cookbooks, illustrated historical calendars, chapter yearbooks/directories, historical fiction or children’s books.

Thank you for your interest.

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