Donation Criteria

  • Materials must be in good condition.
  • Books and media must be no more than 10 years old.
  • Magazines from the current year only.


We cannot use the following:

  • Textbooks older than 1 year
  • Reader’s Digest Condensed books
  • National Geographic magazines
  • Magazines older than 1 year.
  • Encyclopedias older than 5 years
  • Large quantities (truck or trunk full) of materials


Alternative sites for donations, if they are in good condition:
The Center for Life Enrichment

As of January 2009, no encyclopedias or children’s books.
Vintage Values I:     301-475-8545
Vintage Values II:    301-737-4884

Southern Maryland Tri-County Action Committee

Patuxent Woods Head Start Center: 301-863-5971
Holland Forrest Head Start Center:  301-475-0120

Old unusable materials can be dropped off at the St. Andrews Landfill
Monday-Saturday 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.