Book Donations and Sales

Books and other materials can be donated at the FOLMC bookstore in Rockville or Wheaton. Small donations are accepted at some libraries. Funds from the FOLMC Bookstore and FOLMC Chapter honor book sales are used to support and enhance library programs and services.

Book Donations

Book Sales

Book sales at our libraries are sponsored by Friends of the Library chapters at individual libraries, and proceeds support the libraries and our programming. 

In addition, many branches always have a few shelves of donated used books for sale. These include:

  • Aspen Hill
  • Connie Morella
  • Damascus
  • Davis
  • Gaithersburg
  • Germantown
  • Kensington Park
  • Quince Orchard
  • Rockville Memorial
  • Silver Spring
  • White Oak

Used books and other materials are sold at the Wheaton and Rockville FOLMC bookstores operated by the Friends of the Library, Montgomery County, MD. The bookstore sells both donated materials and materials that have been deaccessioned from the library collection.

Additional Donation Sites for Used Books

The following organizations also accept book donations.

  • Goodwill - helps people train for careers and get the supportive services they need to be successful.
  • Velocity of Books - promotes literacy through the collection and distribution of books. Call (301) 637-2754.
  • The Salvation Army - builds local programs designed to offer immediate relief, short-term care, and long-term growth in the areas that will best benefit the community.