Caledon Public Library



Thank you for considering a donation to Caledon Public Library. Donations are permanent and freely given without conditions attached. They will be used or disposed of as Caledon Public Library deems appropriate. They will either be added to the collection or given to Friends of Caledon Public Library to sell, with generated revenue returning to the library for future purchases.

Caledon Public Library will gladly accept the following items in good condition:

  • paperbacks and hardcovers no more than 5 years old
  • DVDs, talking books
  • board games in good condition, no missing pieces


We will NOT accept:

  • damaged items (stained, water-damaged, defaced, mildewed, a refuge for creatures of any kind or otherwise unsuitable)
  • textbooks, magazines

Tax receipts will not be issued for donated materials. Large donations must be boxed.

For more information, contact the Manager of Information Services, Megan Renkema @ 905-857-1400 ext. 232 or by email OR the Manager of Youth Services, Laura Groe @ 905-857-1400 ext. 231 or by email

PLEASE NOTE: The library reserves the right to refuse donations which it deems unsuitable to Caledon Public Library's missions, goals, policies and best interests.


What happens to the books that aren't sold at the Friends of Caledon Public Library Book Sale?

We're glad you asked. Unsold books are donated to Better World Books. Read all about this for-profit social enterprise that collects and sells books online, with each sale generating funds and book donations to support libraries, literacy and education.