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Tuesday, March 21, 2023

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Ways to Give to Your Library

Lincoln Heritage Public Library greatly appreciates all book donations and financial contributions given to support our mission. Learn about the different ways you can give below.

  • Donate Materials Year Round
LHPL gladly accepts donations of your gently used books and selects other materials at both branches! Materials you no longer want can help ensure that learning continues in our community for all.

Donation List
We accept:
(Please note the exceptions listed below)
 Books
 Magazines (that are published monthly at a minimum and are no more than
three years old)
 CDs
 DVDs

We do NOT accept:
 VHS tapes
 Encyclopedia
 Reader’s Digest Condensed Books
 Consumer Reports
 Professional law books
 Textbooks dated 2017 or earlier

We ask that donated material be:
 Free of mold, excessive dust, or dirt;
 In reasonable condition, void of major damage; and
 Playable if the item is CD or DVD format.

You may bring your donations (four boxes or less) to the library during regular library hours. Please box your books (no bags and no loose donations) and close the boxes before donating. Boxes, if you need them, are available at the drop-off point. For questions or help with donations larger than four boxes, please call us at 812.937.7170.

When we sell your donated books at our Underground Bookstore, the proceeds help support more library programs that promote learning and are community building.  

  • Monetary Donations
Individuals and corporate sponsorships, legacy funds, and named gifts are all important resources for the library. Some people prefer to make a financial contribution, which is also welcome. Monetary donations in the form of cash or check are accepted at both library locations. Past monetary donations have gone to specific items to enhance the beauty and artistry of the library. A monetary contribution will bequest or endowment is a wonderful way to give back to the community for many years.
  • Memorial/Honor Books
The library accepts donations to purchase books for the library as a memorial (in memory of loved ones who have passed) or honor (to acknowledge living family or friends). Library staff chooses books that reflect the interests of the person being remembered (memorial/honor) and a bookplate with that person’s name and person/family donating is added to the book. An acknowledgment of this gift is sent to the family of the memorial/honoree.

If you wish to inquire about making a bequest to the library, please contact the library (812-937-7170), click here to download the form, or emailThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information. Lincoln Heritage Public Library greatly appreciates all book donations and financial contributions we receive.  Learn about the different ways you can give.

Please consider giving to the Lincoln Heritage Public Library Endowment Fund.    An agency fund was established by the Lincoln Heritage Public Library for patrons to donate to help the library. These funds are invested to generate earnings that are distributed to the library annually. For more information please click this link: https://alliance.fcsuite.com/erp/donate/create?funit_id=1707&sorg_id=1006

Whenever you start shopping for books, movies, electronics, gifts, and more at Amazon click the "Amazon Purchases" button above and Amazon will donate about 7.5% of your purchases to the Lincoln Heritage Public Library, at no cost to you.  Your purchases at Amazon.com will help the Lincoln Heritage Public Library. To give back to the library using Amazon, please click this link:http://wowbrary.org/amazon.aspx?l=8780