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Your gift directly impacts our community, and your generosity helps us meet the ever-increasing demands for library services. Thank you! 


We appreciate cash donations of any amount. These funds support collections and ongoing programs at The Lambertville Free Public Library. 

If you are a business and would like to sponsor, we would love to hear from you! Contact us for details. 


The Lambertville Free Public Library has dedicated adult and teen volunteers who contribute their time, talent, and energy to the library for various long-term and short-term projects. Fill out our volunteer form you are interested. 

Friends of the Library

If you are interested in starting a group or participating, we would love to hear from you.  Friends of the Library is a key resource for advocating for the library to fundraise and beyond. Learn more!

Book Donation Guidelines

We are not accepting book donations until June. Thank you for your generosity!

Donations are added to the library’s collection if they meet the same standards as those required of our purchased materials. Other donations are added to our ongoing book sale, our free books, or are sent to Better World Books to be resold or recycled in an environmentally friendly way. If you have more than two boxes of books, please call ahead.

We can accept any of the following:

  • Hardcover and paperback books for children, teens, and adults

  • Contemporary and classic fiction

  • Popular nonfiction such as cookbooks, biographies, history

  • DVD movies

  • Audiobooks on CD

  • Music CDs


We cannot accept:

  • Books in poor condition (stained, yellowed, moldy, torn)

  • Encyclopedias

  • Textbooks

  • Readers Digest condensed books

  • Outdated reference books

  • Books discarded by other libraries

  • Audio cassettes, VHS tapes, or Blu-ray disks


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Lambertville, NJ 08350

(609) 397-0275