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Gifts & Donations

Donate Materials to Lee County Libraries

Thank you for considering the library for your donations! The library resumed taking donated materials on Monday, April 5th, 2021. Please review the list below for acceptable items and bring to the main library in a box or bag.

What We Accept :

  • Hardcover Fiction & Nonfiction
  • Mass Market Paperbacks
  • Children's Books
  • CDs, DVDs, Blu-ray, & AudioBooks
  • We will accept VHS tapes in original case in great condition
  • Rare and Collectible Books

What We Do Not Accept :

  • Textbooks, Magazines, Encyclopedias, or Dictionaries
  • Licensed software programs
  • Heavily worn, dirty, or moldy items
  • Items missing cases, covers, or pages
  • Books with excessive markings or writing

Monetary Gifts to the Library

Lee County Libraries gratefully accepts monetary gifts from library supporters. Gifts may be submitted at the library desk or mailed to the Sanford branch in care of the Library Director.

Memorial and Honor Gifts

Lee County Libraries can be designated for memorial donations in honor of a loved one. The library will send a "thank you" to each member making a memorial donation. A culmination letter, which will include the names of those donating (unless they wish to remain anonymous), will also be sent to the immediate family.

All monetary gifts can be submitted at the library desk or mailed to :

Attention: Library Director
Lee County Library - Suzanne Reeves Branch
107 Hawkins Avenue
Sanford, NC 27330

Donations will be accepted without stipulations and become the property of Lee County Libraries. The Library reserves the right to refuse any donation. Donations cannot be returned. All donated material will be placed under consideration according to the same selection criteria as stated in our Collection Development Policy.


If you would like a letter of acknowledgement for your donated materials the library will gratefully provide one along with a gift receipt upon request.