Are you thinking of volunteering at the library? That’s wonderful! We always need people who love their library and want to help, especially with:
Daily maintenance and repair
Summer Reading Program
To get started, please download the Volunteer Application form or stop by the library for a copy. After you return it, along with a character reference letter, we’ll will contact you for next steps. If you’re under 18 years old, please bring a guardian along with you to meet the director.
Thank you for your interest in donating to McIver’s Grant Public Library. Since we have limited staff, space, and budget, we deeply appreciate your support by following our material guidelines. By following these guidelines, you help us save money on fees connected to recycling materials we are unable to resell. Thank you for understanding that we may on occasion refuse donations, particularly if they are not free of mildew, mold, excessive dust and dirt.
Our aim is to provide patrons with the newest releases, hottest titles and updated editions. If your donation has historic significance, please contact the Dyer County Historical Society so the item can receive the appropriate preservation techniques it deserves.
We are happy to accept for resale:
Books and Monographs
Chinese or Japanese Books on Lost Art
Books in Russian (published before 1960)
Very Early Bibles and/or Bible Translations (Pre 1800)
Early Science Monographs
Travel and Exploration (Pre-20th Century)
Books of the Occult (Supernatural, Spiritualism, Magic, Demonology)
Military History of Special Units
Illustrated Art and Architecture Books (containing Maps or Plates)
Great Depression-Era Economics
Children’s Books (Including unused workbooks and activity books)
College Textbooks (published within 10 years)
Foreign Language Books (with ISBN)
Spanish, French, German, Russian
Fiction and Nonfiction (hardcover and paperback)
Books must be free of mildew, mold/mould, excessive dust and dirt. In addition, books cannot have water damage, nor should they exhibit excessive spine damage, have missing pages or missing covers. Please leave any library treatments intact. No part of the book’s pages should be removed with scissors or razor blades.
Unfortunately, we are financially unable to accept:
Duplicate Copies (in excess of 20 copies per title)
Journals and Periodicals (for example, Literary Criticisms)
Microfilm and Microfiche Newspapers and Magazines
Non-Western Script Books
Tax and Government Documents or Forms
International Editions or Low Price Editions (LPE)
Stand Alone Access Cards
Audiobooks and CDs
Free Copies, Review Copies, Examination Copies, Complimentary Copies, Not for Sale Copies, Not for Resale Copies, Counterfeit Copies, Unbound Edition, Advanced Reading Copies, Uncorrected Proofs, or Galleys
If you have questions about acceptable donation items, feel free to reach out to us.
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