Thank you for choosing to donate gently used books, DVDs, Blu-Rays, music CDs or CD audiobooks to the Pewaukee Public Library.

Guidelines for Donating Materials

We are happy to accept any items

  • in good condition with no pen, pencil or highlighter markings.
  • that are completely intact without missing pages or parts.

We are unable to accept

  • Any items that have mold or a musty/smoky odor
  • Outdated media formats such as cassette tapes, VHS tapes, phonograph records, CD-ROMs and floppy discs
  • Items discarded from another library
  • Textbooks and yearbooks
  • Puzzle books
  • Condensed book compilations (such as Reader’s Digest condensed books)
  • Computer or medical books older than 3 years
  • Travel books or maps older than 3 years
  • Encyclopedia sets older than 5 years or incomplete encyclopedia sets
  • Magazines older than 1 year

If you have more than one box or bag of items to donate please call ahead to make arrangements 262-691-5670 Ext 931.

To ensure your donation gets to the proper place, please donate materials inside the Library during open hours. Materials donated to the Library cannot be accepted on a conditional basis. Items not added to the collection cannot be returned to the donor. All containers become the property of the library.