Help the Library

There are Many Ways to help our Library. Take a Look!

The library accepts donations throughout the year. All donated books and materials are reviewed on an ongoing basis, and either added to the collection for circulation, or added to our year-round book sale. Our book sale is an important library fundraiser and 100% of all proceeds directly support the library. Donations can be dropped off at any time during normal library hours.
Items we currently accept year round:
Adult hardcover and paperback books
Gently used children’s books
Fiction of all types
Gardening Books
Sheet music and music books
Textbooks (less than five years old please)
Magazines of all types
Music CDs
Audio Books on CD
Non-Book Items
Board Games
Office Supplies (Please see our Amazon Wish List)

Items we do not currently accept:
Any items that are moldy, dirty or damaged.
All donations to the Raymond Village Library are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law. Although we are not able to provide a dollar amount for your book donations, we can provide a receipt with number and description of items donated.

Magazine and Periodical Sponsorship
Through the generous donations of patrons and community members, the library is able to provide a variety of circulating magazines and periodicals. For more information regarding sponsoring a magazine subscription, or to recommend a topic or specific publication, please contact the library.
The library currently circulates the following magazines, periodicals and newspapers:
Animal Wellness
Better Homes & Gardens
Birds & Blooms
Bon Appetit
Consumer Reports
Cooking Light
Country Gardens
Country Living
Fine Gardening
Fine Woodworking
Foreign Affairs
Garden Gate
Gluten Free & More
Good Housekeeping
Maine Home & Design
Mary Jane’s Farm
Mother Earth News
National Geographic
Old Port
Portland Press Herald
Real Simple
The Family Handyman
The Maine Organic Farmer

CLYNK is the easy and convenient way to redeem empty bottles and cans to help the Raymond Village Library. Stop by the library and pick up your Clynk bags and tags. Fill your CLYNK bags with empty bottles and cans drop inside Hannaford supermarkets. The Library will get a donation for your recycling!