Thank you for your interest in donating to the library! There are many ways you can contribute to the library.


Money Donations

The library accepts cash or check contributions. They may be mailed to a specific library or dropped off at any of our locations.


Buy A Book

The library has a special Buy A Book campaign for people that would like to purchase a book as a gift from themself or as a gift in honor of somebody else. 

Fill out the form and send it with your tax-deductible donation to:


Buy-A-Book For The Library
Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library
Library Administration

605 N. El Dorado Street
Stockton, CA  95202


Material Donations

The library accepts gently used books, music CDs, and DVD movies. For more information on what the library is accepting and how to drop off items please visit a specific library.

or call:

(209) 937-8221 from Stockton
(866) 805-READ (7323) from San Joaquin County



You my also help the library by volunteering your time. The library has several volunteers who help the library in many ways.