***As of Tuesday, May 21, 2019 our warehouse/office is CLOSED for donations.***

The Whale has left the building! We are busily preparing for our Spring Whale of a Used Book Sale at the Jeffco Fairgrounds May 31 – June 2.

Our staff and volunteers will be back to accept your donations on:

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019.

Until then, the Jefferson County Library branches that accept book donations will continue to accept 1 box or less.

Please contact your local branch for details.

Donate for a Good Cause!

Donate your books to the Jefferson County Library Foundation and support the programs and services of the Foundation and the Jefferson County Public Library! Our warehouse is open to receive donations Monday – Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

We accept:

  • Books
  • DVDs
  • CDs
  • LPs

We do NOT accept:

  • VHS
  • Cassettes
  • Magazines

Large volume donations (1 box of books or more)

You can make large volume donations of books and media directly at the Jefferson County Library Foundation warehouse Monday-Friday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, where you’ll find grateful staff and helpful volunteers ready to assist you with unloading. As a courtesy, we request that all donations be brought in boxes. Please call us at 303-403-5075 in advance if you have more than six boxes of books, as we will need to confirm whether we have the space to accept your donation.

Need help getting your books to us?

chhj logoUnfortunately, we are unable to offer a pick up service for large donations. If you need assistance in getting your books to us, we recommend College Hunks Moving & Hauling, an organization offering professional residential and commercial moving, junk removal, and donation pickup and delivery services. You can learn more about the organization here. Fees apply.

Find us at


Jefferson County Library Foundation
10790 W 50th Avenue, Suite 200
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
303-403-5075

Donations accepted Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Small volume book donations (1 box or less)

You can make small volume donations during normal operating hours at the following Jeffco Library Locations. Just click on the link for branch hours and directions..

Recording Your Donations for Tax Purposes

Use this form to itemize your contribution of used books and media to the Jefferson County Library Foundation. Items donated may be deductible for income tax purposes at their present “fair market value” as provided by law. The IRS tax code places the responsibility for estimating the fair market value on you, the donor.