The library of congress is your gateway to discovery. Apart from library materials acquisition, the hong kong public libraries hkpl welcomes book materials donations from individuals and organizations to enrich. Or become a monthly donor and make an even bigger charitable impact. Bring me a book hong kong is a registered charity under section 88 of the inland revenue ordinance ir file numner 918143, and an affiliate of bring me a book foundation, which is a 501 c 3 award winning literacy nonprofit headquartered in mountain view, ca, usa. The campaign, which aims to promote reading, book sharing and help the needy, is jointly presented by the hong kong public libraries of the leisure and cultural services department, home affairs department and 18 district councils, hong kong housing authority, hongkong post, the community. Hong kong central library is the largest library in hong kong, flagship library of hong kong public libraries hkpl and used as hong kong public library headquarters, functioning as the territorys national library. If you re planning to clear out your wardrobes and cupboards, h ere are the 11 best places and websites in hong kong to donate to. The salvation army recycling programme welcomes both organisation and personal donations of clothing and goods. Cuhk library maintains the following special collections. Book donations district of columbia public library.
If you have one or two boxes of books, you can bring them to the circulation desk at the gates public library. You understand that recurring gifts are less expensive, more effective and make an even bigger charitable impact. What happens to a book after you donate it to the library. At the friends of the library bookstore located adjacent to the sunnyside regional library, the bookstore offers new and used books, records, tapes, cds, dvds and more. The library reserves the right to apply standard processing procedures for the donated items. To donate in person, please bring your donation and form to the library during our regular hours. Donations to these collections are specially appreciated. The friends are temporarily unable to accept book donations. The library can accept monetary donations in the form of check, cash, credit card, network for good, or paypal.
If you have unique materials of local interest that are not in the black studies center or washingtoniana special collections, and you would like to speak with a librarian about donating such items to the library, please contact collections services at 2027271117. Please make your donation count by giving us books in good condition to learn more about our process and how we use your donations. The libraries continues to welcome gifts in kind that support the libraries mission. Drop your items off in person or emailcall to arrange pickup available only for a large quantity of donations. Donate friends of the orange county library system. Hong kong federation of handicapped youth, gf, 1621 wan kee house, wang tau hom estate, wong tai sin, kowloon, hong kong, 2338 5111, email protected, hk. The new york public library, membership office 445 fifth avenue new york, ny 10016 212. Crossroads foundation hong kong corporate computer donations. The campaign, which aims to promote reading, book sharing and help the needy, is jointly presented by the hong kong public libraries of the leisure and cultural services department, home affairs department and 18 district councils, hong kong housing authority. Its no secret that our tiny hong kong apartments can accumulate a lot of clutter, and before we know it, were battling with bowing wardrobe. The hong kong public libraries hkpl website states that librarians. World vision hong kongs used book recycling campaign will be held at stars atrium, plaza hollywood, diamond hill from 25 july to 3 august 2019. The library does not accept donations of used books or media. For now, the library is kindly requesting donations from far and wide.
To make the best use of resources and to achieve the goal of enriching library collections through book materials donations, the hkpl focuses on collecting materials related to the study of hong kong and materials for enhancing the reference collections. West island esf is accepting donations now for their fair in march. Donation to the library lingnan university fong sum wood. The library will likely launch in 2020, with an official opening at that time. Money is accepted by the library for the purposes of obtaining a naming opportunity within the library system. Request book and get used text books for free for any state board, any class, any subject like physics.
You will receive a receipt listing the number and type of books donated. Heres where to give away your unwanted items that will be put to good use. Hours are thursdays 9am12pm except for the 3rd thursday which has extended hours from 9am7pm and the 1st and 2nd saturday 10am1pm. To donate books, drop them off at any branch of the springfieldgreene county library during regular library hours. Bring me a book hong kong bmabhk is a nonprofit organization that was founded in 2006 to serve children who do not have access to quality books and who are not read aloud to on a regular basis. We support the library through the sale of your donations. Crossroads gives away hundreds of donated computers to schools, needy families and charities in hong kong and developing countries. Donation of items polyu library the hong kong polytechnic. Smith, 2 books claudia phillips, 2 books lawrence waichung lai, 2 books caroline courtauld, 2 books hong kong.
Some libraries have more shelf space and need for donations such as for upcoming book sales than others, so its best to contact the library directly. All wearable clothing and books for young adults hong kong federation of handicapped youth, gf, 1621 wan kei house, wang tau hom estate, wong tai sin, kowloon, hong kong, 2388 5111, hk. However, they are subject to the same selection process as those acquired through purchase, and acceptance generally depends on their conformity with the established selection criteria and ability to strengthen the library collection. Donate used primary school book, middle school book, high school book, college book, university book, graduate book, undergraduate book, postgraduate book, engineering book, medical book, hotel management book, law book, any subject book, any class book for free. The friends appreciate cash donations of any amount. From 21 may, following the earlier opening of the hong kong central library and the six major libraries namely city hall, kowloon, tsuen wan, sha tin, tuen mun and ping shan tin shui wai public library, other 12 district libraries namely aberdeen, chai wan, lockhart road, lai chi kok, lam tin, ngau chi wan, yau ma tei, fanling, tai po, tiu keng leng, tsing yi and tung chung public library. The separate jacksonville public library naming policy covers all aspects of such a donation. Donations of books and other information materials to hong kong public libraries hkpl from individuals and organizations are welcome.
The combination of growing children and apartment living often equals that claustrophobic feeling of i have too much stuff. Your bubs turn into toddlers before you know it and so, the baby gear needs to be purged to make room for the big kid kit. All unaccepted items would be disposed at librarys own discretion. Corporate donations of computers can have a transformational impact for people left behind by the digital age. Through this program, families have easy access to a wide selection of the highest quality hardcover childrens books, along with audio recordings. The pao yuekong library is grateful for any gifts of books, journals, conference proceedings, reports, audiovisual materials, manuscripts and other materials from donors provided that there is no restriction to their handling and use. We provide libraries of quality, hardback childrens books and read aloud training to children and families. Donating books to hong kong public libraries hong kong. Thousands of people shop at our book sales, friends library store in central library, and our online and specialty sales. Donate used books get used books for free donate books. March was clearly the month for authors to attempt their own bookish springcleans, with james patterson donating 200,000 of his own novels to. Together, we can realize our vision of a world where quality picture books are an integral part of childhood for all families. Any book donated to the library which is not placed in the librarys collection, plus books donated specifically for book sales, are made available to the public in the friends of the library bookstore.
Donate now to support family literacy in hong kong. Giving to the library chinese university of hong kong library. Donate books to the worlds first antipsychiatry library. So many of the online services you are enjoying are available only because of patron support through the foundation. Better world books donation 55740 currant road mishawaka, in 46545. In 2018, hong kong authorities made a decision to place 10 childrens books with lgbt themes in the closed. The net proceeds will go to the salvation army for.
Support your denver public library by donating to the denver public library friends foundation. This week, we are joining hundreds of libraries nationwide to mark library giving day. Endacott, 8 books baohong zheng, 7 books quan guo ren min dai biao da hu xianggang te bie xing zheng qu chou bei wei yuan hui mi shu chu. Opening hours of the hong kong university libraries. Donate materials friends of multnomah county library. Working in 128 countries including hong kong, the salvation army is a widelyknown international movement that is dedicated to support people in need and respond to local needs, emergencies and disasters through social and educational services. Donations may be dropped off at any library location. Donate to bring me a book hong kong charitable choice. I want to donate used secondhand children story books but some are in really good conditions and some have words written in tidy manner. A library worker indexes periodicals at the hong kong central library may 14, 2001.
It will raise funds for world visions early childhood education project in the provinces of guangxi and shaanxi to help vulnerable children. New research and new stories reveal themselves every day. Books must be in very good condition and relevant i. While the library may not accept every donation offer, special. Bring me a book hong kong has identified local preschools, primary schools and community centers that would most benefit from otherwise unaffordable quality books. Tall is seeking nonfiction books, literature, magazines, and films relevant to the study of the related areas of antipsychiatry, critical psychiatry, and mad studies.
These funds are used to support collections and programs at the denver public library. The pao yuekong library is grateful for any gifts of books, journals, conference proceedings, reports, audiovisual materials, manuscripts and. So next time you donate your gently used books to the public library, just imagine them on their journey of janitors, hard. How and what to donate to the library denver public. Donated goods are sorted, distributed and sold in family stores in hong kong and macau. We accept donations of hardback and paperback books for both adults and juveniles, movies, music albums, sheet music, puzzles and board games. Watson, 2 books derek maitland, 2 books jackie pullinger, 2 books brian morton, 2 books automobile association great britain, 2 books andrew quicke, 2 books james l.
The university of hong kong libraries welcomes gifts of books, manuscripts, audiovisual materials, microform, and other. Deposit replacement cost refund requests application up external users access to lingnan university library. James settlement, 85 stone nullah lane, wan chai, hong kong, p. It is located at the intersection of moreton terrace and causeway road in causeway bay facing victoria harbour, the 12storey high building occupies a gross area of 9,400 square. It is a perfect time to acknowledge all the creative work our library staff is doing as we respond to these challenging times. The salvation army is one of the most established organisations for recycling goods. Under normal circumstances, the hkpl will not accept donations of the following materials. You can do that through the ask a librarian delaware service and indicate which delaware public library youd like to connect with, on the telephone during regular business hours, or in person. Help us publish our books at more events and reach more readers with this opportunity. Donations are sought to enhance the libraries vision to advance the teaching, learning, research, and knowledge exchange pursuits of the university and bring this support to a superior level befitting a worldclass institution such as the university of hong kong. Medical department, 7 books zhaojia liu, 7 books hong kong. Thank you for supporting your community by donating to toronto public library. The university of hong kong libraries welcomes gifts of books, manuscripts, audiovisual materials, microform, and other materials that can help play a crucial role in building the collections at the hku libraries. Atlanta, ga and michiana area residents, or visitors to these regions, can visit our bins in person and place preloved books inside for.1469 90 354 170 567 429 623 1581 646 648 1458 424 1449 946 129 1549 1004 775 617 591 70 518 913 828 1208 119 623 399 868 1200 1151 663 1116