Support the Library

Shire of Dardanup Library Services is here for our community and values your support and generosity.

What can I donate to the library?

Shire of Dardanup Library Services takes donations for our collection and are grateful for your generosity. However, to ensure we continue to provide a quality and contemporary collection, the following conditions must apply to donations:

Shire of Dardanup Library Services cannot accept the following items:

  • Ex-rental or pirated DVDs
  • A duplicated copy of an original
  • VHS (videos) or cassettes
  • Magazines
  • Readers Digest condensed books
  • Mass market (pocket) paperbacks
  • Items printed on poor quality paper
  • Items affected by sun, damp, staining, mildew, insect infestation, or not in high quality condition.
  • Encyclopaedias
  • Textbooks, technical & scientific books more than 5 years old.
  • Items with pages marked or highlighted (except author signed books)
  • Shire of Dardanup Library Services cannot accept bulk donations (more than 10 items).
  • Shire of Dardanup Library Services are unable to inform donors of the usage patterns of items added to the collection.
  • Shire of Dardanup Library Services are unable to record details of the donor on the item.

The library cannot guarantee that donated materials will be added to the collections or kept permanently, and reserves the right to dispose of or refuse donations. Donations not added to the collection or deselected may be sold at a library book sale, or donated to other organisations at the discretion of Shire of Dardanup.

If you have items that may be suitable for inclusion in our Local Studies Collection, please discuss with one of our friendly library staff.

Volunteer at the library

Are you interested in volunteering at the Library? Our libraries have a friendly and relaxed environment and we are always looking for volunteers. Whether you would like to present a program, assist with one of our technology or STEM classes, or help with general duties there are a range of ways volunteers can assist.

Please contact us if you would like to find out about our volunteering program.