How do I donate to the Hennepin County Library?

Donate by Check or Phone Or call us at (612) 543-8108.

Does Hennepin County Library accept book donations?

The Library may accept donated materials. The Library Board’s Collection Development and Management Policy is the basis for staff decisions about adding materials to the collection. Materials not suitable for the collection may be given to individual Friends of the Library groups for resale.

What app does Hennepin County library use?

the Libby app
Hennepin County Library has completed the transition to the new Twin Cities Metro eLibrary OverDrive site. The new site and the Libby app are now the primary tools for you to access eBooks, eAudio, eMagazines and streaming video from your library.

Where can I donate textbooks in Minneapolis?

The Library Hennepin County Libraries will accept any and all books in good condition except Reader’s Digest condensed books and textbooks. To donate just call ahead to your local library to make sure they’re currently accepting donations and then drop them off!

Can you put paperback books in the recycling?

Paperbacks can be recycled as-is, but hardcovers must be removed before being sent to recycling. Books with moldy pages cannot be recycled, but must be tossed in the trash before they can spread their mold to other books. If a book cannot be reused or given new life in some other way, it’s perfectly okay to recycle it.

How do I download books from the Hennepin County Library?

OverDrive Digital Library Downloadable eBooks and audiobooks, streaming videos, and eMagazines for all ages. You can use the OverDrive Libby app to access your items on a mobile device.

Does Hennepin County Library have kanopy?

The reason we haven’t subscribed to Kanopy is largely because it is prohibitively expensive for a library our size. The fee paid is partially based on number of borrowers.

Can hardback books go in paper recycling?

Hardcover books cannot be put in your recycling bin unless you remove the binding and just recycle the pages.

How do I recycle books in Minneapolis?

Check with your local recycling drop-off site to see if they accept books. Residents of the Twin Cities also can bring books for recycling to these locations: Hennepin County Drop-Off Facilities in Brooklyn Park and Bloomington, 612-348-3777 (Paperback only)

What should I do with old books?

Here are some tips on what to do with your books when you move house:

  1. Use We Buy Books to Sell Your Books for Cash.
  2. Give Them to Family & Friends.
  3. Donate Your Books to Charity.
  4. If You Can’t Keep Books Circulating, Contact a Recycling Centre.

How many books can you check out at Hennepin County Library?

2 items
Under $30 – You have full borrowing privileges. Over $30- You can renew items. If you pay at least 10% of the balance, you can check out up to 2 items.