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Lineberger Memorial Library

Book Donation Policy

Book Donations
 
The Lineberger Memorial Library no longer accepts donations of books and other materials from personal libraries. Increasingly, the library team finds fewer books among donations that can be added to the library collection. 


The library is grateful for the generosity of past donors. For your convenience, we have compiled a list of local and national organizations that may be able to help you find new homes for your books:
 
Columbia Area
Ed’s Editions (Used and collectible books - West Columbia)  
His House Ministries (thrift shop - West Columbia)   
Better World Books (no textbooks)
Lexington County Library Friends of the Library (contact your local branch for details)
Richland Library (contact your local branch for details)
 
National
International Book Project, Inc.: Lexington, KY; textbooks, vocational books, and children's books less than 10 years old and in good condition.
Stevens Gallery & Framing: Raleigh, N.C.; Bible commentaries and books on religion. (stevensbooksandgallery@gmail.com)
Theological Book Network, Inc.
United for Libraries: antique, rare, and collectible books, as well as newer textbooks, children’s books, and popular mass-market hard and paperbacks, in good condition.
Women’s Prison Book Project: newer paperbacks
 
Archival Materials 
James R. Crumley Jr. ArchivesIf you have biographical information on Lutheran pastors, call letters, clergy correspondence, sermons, manuscripts, photos, or other historical documents that may be of interest to the Region Nine Archives, please contact them. The Archives also houses some artifacts such as battlefield communion sets, objects brought home from missionary tours, and church dioramas.