Small-quantity donations (one bag, small box, or armful) are now accepted during Library business hours at most Library branches, including:

  • Blue Valley
  • Cedar Roe
  • Central Resource
  • Corinth
  • De Soto (no donation bin)
  • De Soto (no donation bin)
  • Gardner
  • Leawood
  • Lenexa
  • Merriam Plaza
  • Monticello
  • Oak Park
  • Shawnee
  • Spring Hill (no donation bin)

What materials do the Friends Accept?

Yes, please!

  • Gently-used adult and kids’ books of all types
  • Cookbooks? Yes, those are books!
  • Textbooks? Absolutely. We love textbooks.
  • Repair manuals? Yep – if it’s a book, we take it.
  • DVDs
  • Music CDs
  • Audiobooks on CD
  • LPs
  • Complete puzzles
  • Yearbooks

No, Thank you!

  • Books that are musty, moldy, soiled, liquid-damaged, broken, etc.
  • Magazines
  • Board Games
  • Encyclopedia sets over 10 years old
  • VHS and music cassettes
  • Reader’s Digest Condensed Books

Financial Gifts to the Library

Would you like to make a financial contribution? We are a 501(c)3 and happily provide tax receipts to our donors.
We accept financial gifts online, via mail, or in-person at our used book sales.

To mail your donation, please send to:
Friends of Johnson County Library
P.O. Box 183
Shawnee Mission, KS 66201

Questions? Give us a call at 913.492.4791, and we’ll talk you through it.

Selling your unused car is good – but donating it to Friends of Johnson County Library is great! It could mean hundreds or sometimes thousands of dollars in support of library programs, collection, and initiatives.

Our vehicle donation program provides free pick-up and supports you through the entire donation process. To learn more or to get started, call 855-500-7433 or simply submit a secure online donation form. Running or not, donations like cars, trucks, boats – and everything in between – have great potential to keep Johnson County Library’s programs running.

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