The Oswego Public Library District is only accepting donations at our Montgomery Campus, 1111 Reading Dr. in Montgomery, at this time.

We kindly ask that you pack items in small boxes or bags of 10 lbs. or less and that you please limit the donations to one box or bag at a time. Donations may be brought to the Circulation Desk at the Montgomery or Oswego Campus during regular library hours. Please do not leave donations in book drops or outside our front doors.

Donations that will be accepted:

  • Gently used Fiction and Non-Fiction (Please do not bring in items that have been stored in a basement, attic, or garage.)
  • DVDs & CDs (must include original case)

We cannot accept the following donations:

  • VHS tapes
  • Encyclopedias
  • Textbooks
  • Magazines
  • Series (i.e. Time Life)


Monetary gifts to purchase materials are a wonderful way to remember and honor a loved one. All efforts are made to acquire materials in keeping with the wishes of the donor. The library places a bookplate in the item noting the honoree and donor(s).

If you are interested in making a donation, please fill out the Gift and Memorial Donation Form. This may be returned to the circulation desk at either campus or be mailed to the following address:

Oswego Public Library District
Attn: Business Office
1111 Reading Drive
Montgomery, IL 60538

If you have any questions, please email our Business Office.