Do I need special permission to use BPL's rare books?
I have some old books, what are they worth?
Can I donate rare books and manuscripts to the BPL?
Yes! The Rare Books and Manuscripts Department is grateful for the support of our community. Offers to donate books and manuscripts are always appreciated. Donation offers will be carefully considered by our staff.
In order to help us determine whether the materials you want to donate fit in with our collecting strategy, please consider the following before you send any materials to the library:
While we appreciate the fact that some donors might wish to remain anonymous, we will not open envelopes or packages without valid return addresses. For our own safety, envelopes and packages without valid return addresses will be discarded.