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Donate to the Library

Support Us: Use Our Services


Our library's mission is to serve our community, so the easiest way to help us by using our services. Get a library card; borrow materials in person or online; attend a program or take a craft kit.

By Mail

Make checks payable to:

Windsor Locks Public Library

28 Main Street

Windsor Locks, CT 06096

Gift of Reading

To honor an individual or organization by growing our collection, complete and submit the Gift of Reading Form (PDF). Our staff will choose appropriate materials from our list of planned purchases or find ones to match your specifications.


Donate via Paypal


            WISH LIST


Are you interested in purchasing something for the library? Take a look at our Wish List below:

Many supplies are needed for our children’s programs. The wish list includes supplies for Storytime, crafts, educational resources for Summer Reading, and other programs.

The Wish List also includes a ship-to address, so you can send your selection right to the library.


When ordering, be sure to check the box "this will be a gift" so that we will be notified of your donation.

Book Sale

The library maintains an ongoing book sale in the corner of the  in the Visit our ongoing book sale or donate gently used books, DVDs and puzzles. To donate items for our book sale, please read the following guidelines:

Book Donation Guidelines

Kinds of Materials Accepted

  • Books in good condition – hard cover or paperback; fiction or non-fiction; adult or children’

  • Recent best sellers

  • Cookbooks, self-help, sports, gardening

  • Classic titles – in excellent condition

  • CDs, DVDs in good condition

Items Not Accepted

  •  Anything worn, tattered, yellowed, stained, musty or moldy (i.e., books that we must discard)

  •  Textbooks

  •  Anything highlighted written in or drawn upon

  •  Abridged or condensed books

  •  Encyclopedias

  •  Magazines

  •  Cassettes – Video or Audio

  •  Vinyl records

  •  Books before 2017

o Computer books – “Idiots” & “Dummy”
o Travel Guides
o Finance
o Medical and/or health

Miscellaneous Donations

Puzzles and board games (complete)

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