Where can I donate books to NYPL?

I have DVDs, CDs, encyclopedias, magazines, and other material that I'd like to give to the Library.


Due to limited staff and space, NYPL's ability to accept donated items is limited.

At this time, the Library can take donations at the Webster Library. You can reach out to the branch staff for details about donating materials:

Webster Library
1465 York Avenue (near E. 78th St.)
New York, NY 10021-8895
(212) 930-9256


Here's The Library's general policy for "Gifts of Materials":

If you are considering making a donation of materials to one of our Research Libraries, to help Research staff assess, please send an email with an inventory of the material you'd like to give:

  • Last Updated Aug 31, 2022
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