Gifts & Donations

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Book & Media Donations

Book donations  
We are unable to accept book donations until further notice due to COVID-19.


A drop-off for books and media is conveniently located in the garage level entrance of the library.

You can also drop off donations at the Arlington Heights Senior Center. All book and media donations go to the Friends of the Arlington Heights Memorial Library.


Gifts to the Library

A gift to the library is a unique way to honor a special occasion or a cherished memory. It celebrates a person or event, and it benefits the entire community. Monetary contributions are tax deductible and a statement for tax purposes will be sent. For more information about making a gift to the library, call 847-506-2611 or

 Make An Online Donation.

The Arlington Heights Memorial Library Foundation (the Foundation) also provides funds to help sustain our library. The Foundation is a nonprofit, tax exempt organization that provides support to the library in its quest to reach and serve all members of our community. Learn more about how to support the Foundation at