Donations We Accept


Book Icon Magazine Icon Vinyl Record Icon Movie Icon Video Game Icon comics icon comics icon
(in all languages,
for all ages, including textbooks)
(12 months old or newer)
Vinyl, CDs, & Cassette  Tapes
(with or without the jewel case)
(Blu-Ray, DVD, & Laserdisc)
Video Games Comics Maps Board Games & Puzzles

Leave donations only during business hours.

  • We do NOT accept VHS tapes, books on tape, or National Geographic Magazines older than 12 month. Click here to learn what National Geographic recommends doing with older magazines. You will need to click “Magazine” then open the “What can I do with my old National Geographic magazines?” tab.
  • We DO ACCEPT complete encyclopedia sets in excellent condition.
  • Please be sure to hold onto your donation receipt as FOLMC is unable to replace your donation receipt if it is lost or stolen. However, federal tax guidelines may allow you to receive a tax write-off even if you do not have your receipt. In the place of your donation receipt, please itemize your donated items, place a value on those donated items, and include the date of your location.

FOLMC bookstores accept new and gently used items in good, clean condition.

No need to make an appointment – simply stop by our stores by 5:00PM daily and our friendly staff will help you. Click here to see full book donation guidelines.

  • All proceeds from sales go to support FOLMC’s mission. For more information, visit What We Fund.
  • If you are donating more than 10 boxes at once, please call the Rockville bookstoreat (301) 984-3300 beforehand, if possible, so that we may best assist you.
  • Staff will issue a tax receipt when you drop off. We cannot provide valuations. Please refer to IRS Publication 561 for more information.
  • If you are uncertain about whether to donate something, please email us at