Donate & Support

Giving to the Grimsby Public Library helps us give back even more to the community! We have several ways for you to help out, so please look below for what suits you best.



Item Donations

The Grimsby Public Library welcomes donations of books, DVDs and audiobooks on an ongoing basis throughout the year. Please be aware that items you donate may be added to our collection for circulation in the community, donated to other charitable organizations, and/or sold on our sale table with proceeds going to Library collections, programs, and services.


The donated items must meet the following criteria to be considered for our collections:


  • Items must be popular titles
  • Items must be new/recent releases
  • Items must be in EXCELLENT condition


We WILL NOT accept any of the following items for the collection:


  • Items that look very aged (moldy, yellowed, etc.)
  • Damaged items (dirty, worn, ripped, chewed, foled, scratched, stained, etc.)
  • Titles that do not meet our pdf Collection Policy guidelines.


We thank you very much for your donations and for thinking of us! If you are unsure whether the items you would like to donate meet the criteria listed above. Please call the Library at 905.945.5142 and ask!  






Adopt-A-Book Program

The Adopt-A-Book is a rewarding and lasting way to honour a loved one or commemorate an important occasion. Donations to this program will allow us to keep up with the demands for new books while creating a lasting memorial. Anniversaries, birthdays, graduations, gifts for the teacher, in remembrance of a friend, or as a commemorative for other special occasions are perfect reasons to adopt a book and provide a gift that can be opened again and again.


How does Adopt-A-Book work?

We ask the donor to select a category or author of a book they would like to “adopt”. Each gift of $25.00 will include a bookplate that is placed inside the cover of the adopted book recognizing the honoured party and the donor. All gifts to this program will receive a tax receipt for the amount of the gift and a personalized letter to the honoured party. All profits from this program will be utilized to augment the Grimsby Public Library's collection.

How to contribute?

All interested donors are invited to complete an Adopt-A-Book form, available at the Library. Once completed, it is to be handed in to the Service Desk, along with the donation, and we will process the request.


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Monday to Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday & Saturday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Staff Development Day
CLOSED - November 9


Grimsby Public Library
18 Carnegie Ln  Grimsby, ON, L3M 1Y1
Ph: 905.945.5142 

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