Help Your Library


We accept lightly used book donations and monetary donations at all locations. Monetary donations intended for a specific purpose should be noted at the time of the donation.

  • The Portsmouth Public Library and its 5 branch locations accept donations of your unwanted books.
  • Donations may be added to the collection, sold in book sales to raise money or recycled to new readers.
  • Your donations may be brought to any convenient location in Portsmouth, New Boston, Wheelersburg, South Webster, Lucasville or Northwest.
  • If you have more than 25 items to donate, please contact the library in advance at 740-354-5688.

Kroger Community Rewards

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Honor someone special in your life by making a meaningful donation to the Portsmouth Public Library in their name. A tribute or memorial gift is a simple, thoughtful way to show your respect for a family member, friend or co-worker. By giving to one of the libraries in the system, your gift becomes a part of our collection and can be shared by others in the community. Please contact the library at (740) 354-5688 for details on making a contribution.