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The Manteno Public Library District accepts donations of books, DVD’s and CD’s.   Donations may be dropped off during regular business hours.  The library staff will review materials and reserves the right to add items to our collection, place in the annual book sale or recycle.   If donation is more than 2 or 3 boxes please  notify  library before dropping off items.  The following guidelines apply:

  • The Library will accept items that are gently used and in good condition.
  • Encyclopedias are not accepted.
  • Donated items are reviewed and will not be accepted if they are mildewed, worn, or have sustained smoke or water damage.

Honor or memorial book requests from the community are welcomed by the Manteno Public Library.   The organization or patron making request must supply the name of person to be honored, provide family notification information, and give their own name and address.  Payment may be made at the time of the request or the patron/organization may be billed.  A meaningful book will be purchased, a bookplate inserted in the book, and the family will be notified about the honor or memorial book request.


Mon - Thurs        9:30am - 8pm
Friday        9:30am - 6pm
Saturday        9:30am - 3pm
Sunday         Closed
Holidays         Closed

"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go."

-Dr. Seuss