Donate Books

Please note that due to upcoming renovations at the Woods Branch, we are not accepting any book donations at this time.


Have books to donate? Consider donating them to Little Free Libraries in the area. There are Little Free Libraries all around Grosse Pointe and our neighboring communities that could use some fresh books!

Click here to go to the Little Free Library map


Once donations resume, materials are to be be dropped off at the

Woods Branch Library during normal library hours


Friends Accepts:

  • Fiction and non-fiction books in very good, clean condition

  • Children's books

  • Cookbooks

  • Blu-ray/DVD Videos

  • Music CDs

  • Books on CD

We do not accept:

  • Textbooks

  • Reader's Digest

  • Encyclopedias

  • Time/Life or Newsweek book sets

  • Magazines

  • Record Albums

  • Books on Tape

  • VHS Tapes

Tax-deductible forms are available at the Circulation Desk. Books must be brought into the library by the donator. The Library staff cannot help, but will provide a rolling cart if requested. If you have a large quantity of books (over 4 boxes), please call the Friends phone line at 313 343-2074 x204 and leave a message. You will receive a call back with drop off instructions.