Gifts & Donations

We rely on your donations to support the Library and its programs. Because the Friends of the Burbank Public Library has qualified as a Section 501(c)(3) organization, all dues and donations are tax deductible in accordance with federal and state laws. 


Your generosity in donating gently used materials (books, CDs, DVDs or Blu-ray) is greatly appreciated. A maximum of 2 boxes may be donated at Burbank Central Library, located at 110 N. Glenoaks Blvd. Donations may be left at the loading dock (accessible from Olive Avenue) during library open hours. For more than 2 boxes, please email  or call the Central bookstore during open hours at 818-238-5636 . All donations are tax deductible. Donation Guidelines 

Please note, the Friends of the Burbank Public Library are not accepting CDs, DVDs, or Blu-rays until further notice. 


It's SIMPLE to support the Library ONLINE! You can make a contribution using your credit card, debit card, or PayPal account.

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  • You may also MAIL in contributions!
  • Download a Tribute Form, fill it in and attach your check made payable to the Friends of the Burbank Public Library. Mail to: Friends of the Burbank Public Library, PO BOX 702, Burbank, CA 91503.
  • Donate gently used books and materials! Donations are only accepted at Burbank Central Library, 110 N. Glenoaks Blvd. The Friends of the Burbank Public Library have sole discretion over donated materials. While there is no guarantee donated items will be added to the Library collection, they may be sold by the Friends to raise funds which will, in turn, support of Library programs and services. Carefully read the Donation Guidelines before dropping off items at the Library.

Library Legacy

Did you know you may designate the Friends in your will as a beneficiary for the transfer of assets such as cash, securities, real property, art, or other valuable personal property? Or that theFriends accept gifts of real estate? A gift of a personal residence, second home, or an investment property could greatly benefit the Friends in their continuing effort to provide financial support to the Library. A WALL OF RECOGNITION has been placed in the Central Library to acknowledge such donors.


You may make a donation to the Friends for any occasion. You may wish to acknowledge someone, recognize an occasion, or make a donation in memoriam. You can use PayPal above, or fill in the Tribute Form below and drop it off at any Burbank Public Library. If you have any questions please email the friends at:

We know that there are many places deserving of your support - and we appreciate the fact that you would consider the Friends of the Burbank Public Library. Thank you.