Thank you for your in­ter­est in mak­ing a do­na­tion to Millington Arbela District Library!

Members of the com­mu­nity are en­cour­aged to sup­port the mis­sion of the Millington Arbela District Library through gifts in the form of ma­te­ri­als or fi­nan­cial sup­port. Monetary gifts are wel­come and used to en­hance pro­grams and ser­vices. Used ink car­tridges are turned into funds for sum­mer read­ing. Gifts of books are grate­fully ac­cepted with the un­der­stand­ing that li­brary staff de­ter­mines which ma­te­ri­als are ap­pro­pri­ate to add to the col­lec­tion. Items not added to the col­lec­tion are re­cy­cled or al­lo­cated to the library’s book sale.

The fol­low­ing gifts and do­na­tions are wel­come:

  • Financial sup­port
  • Used ink car­tridges
  • Current non-​fiction books (less than 5 years old)
  • Current fic­tion books (less than 5 years old)
  • Local his­tory ma­te­ri­als from the Millington-​Arbela area

Book & Material Donations

Items must be in gift wor­thy” (good/​excellent) con­di­tion and free of odor (ex­am­ple: musty or smoke smelling), mold and in­fes­ta­tion. We will not ac­cept items that are dam­aged, dirty, marked, worn, torn or oth­er­wise in poor con­di­tion.

The li­brary will not ac­cept the fol­low­ing ma­te­ri­als:

  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Textbooks
  • Condensed books (Reader’s Digest)
  • Encyclopedias

How to Donate

Due to space lim­i­ta­tions and the cost of han­dling do­na­tions, please con­sider call­ing the li­brary prior to bring­ing in large do­na­tions. We can­not un­load do­na­tions from ve­hi­cles in the park­ing lot. Please bring your items in boxes or bags that do not need to be re­turned. If you need a re­ceipt, please reach out to the li­brary upon sub­mit­ting your do­na­tion.

Other Options

If your po­ten­tial do­na­tion doesn’t fit our guide­lines, please don’t worry! There are a va­ri­ety of other op­tions for you:

  • Tuscola County Recycling
    • Recycling gives new life to old ma­te­ri­als! Note: the re­cy­cling cen­ter will not ac­cept items that have wa­ter dam­age.
    • 1123 Mertz Rd, Caro, MI 48723
  • Goodwill (Caro)
    • 1560 W Caro Rd, Caro, MI 48723
  • Goodwill (Frankenmuth)
    • 435 N Main St, Frankenmuth, Michigan 48734
  • Goodwill (Birch Run) 
    • 12365 S Beyer Rd, Birch Run, MI 48415
  • Goodwill (Clio)
    • 4082 W Vienna Rd, Clio, MI 48420