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Book Resources: Binding, Buying and Selling, Conservation, & Book Donations: Book Donations

University of Delaware Library

The University of Delaware Library accepts a limited number of books and other materials that support the instructional and research programs of the University and that meet the criteria in the University of Delaware Library Gifts of Library Materials Policy. See the policy for detailed information.

Local Organizations Accepting Used Books

AAUW, Wilmington (DE) Branch
1800 Fairfax Blvd.
Wilmington, DE 19803
(302) 428-0939
The Wilmington Branch of the American Association of University Women holds an annual used book sale.

Goodwill Industries
230 E. Main Street
College Square Shopping Center
Newark, DE 19711
(302) 453-1430
See the Good Will of Delaware website for more information and for other sites in Delaware.

Salvation Army
245 Elkton Road,Newark, DE 19711
(302) 455-1636

Local Libraries
Some public libraries and school libraries accept donations. See List of Libraries (Delaware Library Catalog)

National & International Organizations Accepting Used Books

Better World Books (BWB)
Accepts donations. BWB will pay for shipping. The company may sell, donate, or recycle items. No materials go to the landfill.

International Organizations
International organizations may also accept gifts of books and journals. See Donation Programs for Books, Journals and Media for an extensive list.


Companies are listed here to provide options for people to explore. Endorsement is not implied.

Internet search for yearbooks online for free

Subject Guide

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Rebecca Knight
Associate librarian
Reference and Instructional Services Department
Morris Library, Room 117H
(302) 831-1730

Subjects: U.S. Government Information,
Delaware, census, family studies, RefWorks, APA style, and genealogy.

B.A., History. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. 1973.
M.S., Library Science. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. 1981.

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