The Friends of NSL are always glad to receive your book donations. You can bring these books in at any time that the library is open. If you have a large quantity of books to donate, it is best to give us a call at 205.439.5500. Someone will call you back to schedule a time to meet you at the library's "receiving' door on the southwest side of the building.

Please note that we cannot accept:

  • Magazines
  • Encyclopedias
  • Reader's Digest Condensed Books
  • VHS
  • Audio Cassettes
  • Textbooks
  • Computer Handbooks over 2 years old
  • Any books that are soiled or damaged in any way (wet, missing pages, "buggy", or moldy)


We happily accept:

  • Record albums
  • CDs
  • DVDs
  • Audio books
  • Other books not listed above
  • Video games

Donated items not added to the collection may be sold in a Friends of the Library book sale to raise money for the library.