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Books to Benefit accepts most used books in good condition. Donated items become the exclusive property of Books to Benefit. Any books donated should be intact — have both a front and back cover, no pages missing, and no pages falling out due to a broken binding or spine. Books should not be water damaged or in obviously poor condition.

Books to Benefit also accepts donations on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Wylie Drive location — 360 Wylie Drive, Suite 700 in Normal. In addition drop boxes are conveniently located throughout Bloomington-Normal. To prepare for and during the November 2017 sale, the Books to Benefit Wylie Drive location will not accept in-person donations from October 25 through November 7. Please use area drop boxes to donate items during this time. We appreciate your cooperation.

Books to Benefit will continue to accept DVDs, Blu-ray and CDs (please, no home-made discs of any kind).

Books to Benefit is unable to accept items that it is no longer able to sell, donate or recycle, specifically encyclopedias, magazines (including National Geographic magazines and Reader’s Digest Condensed books), games, calendars, stationary, records (LPs, 45s and 78s), cassette tapes or VHS cassettes.

Alternate donation sites include Goodwill and Home Sweet Home Mission, veterans groups and senior centers. Please contact them directly to learn what items they will accept.

cash donationsDonated items are tax deductible. We will happily provide receipts for your tax deductible donations.

Your cash donations are also tax deductible. Please contact Norma Valentine at (309) 531-8320 to learn more.