Annual Book Sale

The Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale, which was originally scheduled for September may be rescheduled. This decision will be announced at a later date. The decision will be made for the safety of the community, Friends volunteers, and in keeping with best practices and guidance on social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Waynesboro Public Library is not accepting used book donations at this time.


Book Donation Guidelines


The following items will be accepted:

• Hardcover and paperback books in good condition, for adults, teens, and children. 

• Commercially published media (DVDs, CDs, and video games)

• Medical and financial advice books (less than 5 years old)

• Travel guidebooks (less than 3 years old)

• Computer manuals (less than 5 years old)

• Textbooks (less than 10 years old)

• Test preparation guides (less than 5 years old)

• Juvenile nonfiction

• Rare and collectible books


We cannot accept:

• Damaged books with broken bindings, missing pages, soiled, musty, moldy, with smoke or water damage, or with excessive writing in the text

• Clearly outdated nonfiction materials (see above for guidelines)

• Toys, games, puzzles, or artwork

• Magazines (bound or unbound) or professional journals

• Condensed books, such as Reader’s Digest

• Encyclopedias

• Non-commercially produced media

• Workbooks or study guides that are partially or wholly filled in.

• Computer programs

• Books discarded by other libraries


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Waynesboro,VA 22980