Blue Earth County Library Material Donations

Designated Monthly Donation Day

Donations of new or gently used books can be made on the first Saturday of every month from 10:00 am – 12:30 pm at the Blue Earth County Library Garage, located at 100 East Main Street in Mankato.

To make donations outside of the designated time, call the Friends of the Library at (507) 304-4005.
Please visit the Blue Earth County Library Book Donations webpage. 



Accepted Materials

We appreciate that the materials being donated are in good shape, not damaged, damp, or musty smelling or highlighted. Accepted materials include:
  • Books (hardcover, paperbacks, and tapes)
  • CDs (music or books)
  • VHS tapes (music or movies)
  • DVDs (music or movies)
Note: We apologize but we are unable to accept textbooks, Reader's Digest condensed books, or encyclopedias.