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  Sorting Center Hours  
  Tuesdays & Thursdays
9am - 1pm
  4747 West Napoleon Avenue
East Bank Regional Library
Metairie, LA 70001
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The Friends of Jefferson Public Library also accepts monetary donations. Those wishing to make a financial contribution can do so by mailing a check made payable to Friends of Jefferson Public Library to the following address:

P.O. Box 9391
Metairie, LA 70055

For your convenience, donations can also be made online through PayPal by clicking the following button:


Donate Your Used Books

The Friends of the Library group accepts donations of new and used hard cover and paperback books, records, CDs, and DVDs at their sorting center located at 4747 West Napoleon Avenue in the Administration section of the East Bank Regional Library in Metairie on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. There are also drop bins in the side of the building marked for the Friends.

FJPL reserves the right to refuse or discard donations as identified below:

Condition: Books with the following flaws: taped, torn, or bent covers; damaged spines, malodorous; wet, mildewed, or excessively dirty books; and/or excessive underlining or writing on the pages.

Age limitations in certain categories: Health; Self-Help; Business; any category of Textbooks - must not be older than 5 years; Encyclopedias—must not be older than 2 years (some exceptions); Computers—must not be older than 3 years

We cannot accept the following: Magazines; Readers Digest Condensed Books; Home Recorded Videos; Sets or Partial Sets of Law Books

For more information, please call 504-455-2665 and leave your question on the answering machine, or e-mail FriendsJPL@Yahoo.com. Someone will get back to you shortly.

Friends of the Jefferson Public Library