Donate

Materials

We always appreciate your donations.  At this time, we ask the community to hold on to all donations of materials until further notice.

Below is the list of the items we accept for our Sale Room:

Hardback BooksPuzzles (with all pieces)Audiobooks (CD/DVD)Calendars of the current year
Trade Paperback BooksCDsGreeting cardsDay Planners of the current year
Mass Market Paperback BooksDVDsNote pads
Magazines
Weeklies: No later than 6 month publish date
Monthlies: No later than 1 year publish date
Exceptions are cooking magazines, quilting magazines, and Reminisce Magazine - we accept all years of these publications. 

Please be mindful to donate items that are clean and in usable condition.

We can no longer accept VHS tapes, cassette tapes, or encyclopedia sets.   

Thank you for thinking of us!  You may drop off your donations in the Friends Bin in the lobby of the library, or bring them into the Sale Room.  For larger donations, we are also most happy to help unload your cars at the front or back of the library – call Circulation Services at 309-524-2450 for more information.

Monetary Gifts

Gifts of Cash

Donations can be made with checks payable to Friends of the Moline Public Library Foundation or via PayPal.

Memorials and Honorariums

Memorial gifts are given in memory of a loved one to support the Library. Honorariums commemorate special occasions.

Planned Giving

Planned giving is a way to contribute through estate planning. Consider naming the Friends of the Moline Public Library Foundation as a beneficiary in your will. 

Matching Gifts

Contact your company to find out if it offers a program that matches donations to non-profit organizations made by their employees.

Marketable Securities

A gift of appreciated securities that have been held for more than one year is frequently the most tax-wise way to give.