Donating to the Friends of MCDL

Book Donations
Donations are only being accepted at the Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street in Medina. There is a designated area near the customer service desk for donations of used books, DVDs & CDs.  For large donations (more than 3 cartons), please contact the Friends at or 330-722-6235 x2005.

The Friends will accept the following items:
Gently used books
Magazines - current and prior year only
Travel guides, textbooks, computer books, dictionaries and thesauruses (less than 2 years old)
Music CDs* 
Video games*

* In original packaging and/or with original graphics if possible

We cannot accept:
VHS tapes
Readers Digest 
Items with damage, soiling or stains
Travel guides, textbooks, computer books, dictionaries and thesauruses (more than 2 years old)

 Host a Facebook Birthday Fundraiser

Share your passion for youth literacy by creating a birthday fundraiser on Facebook. Every $5 raised helps the Friends provide a new book to a child or teen who completes the library's Summer Reading Game. 

You decide when to host the fundraiser, how long and how much you want to raise to benefit the Friends.  Step by step instructions available here.

Make a Contribution to the Friends through United Way

The Friends of MCDL is a tax-exempt charitable organization (tax ID# 31-1523705). You are welcome to designate the Friends to receive your United Way contribution. Simply write in Friends of Medina County District Library on the contribution form you receive during your workplace United Way campaign. 

Monetary Donations / Friends Memberships

The Friends of MCDL book sales and other fundraisers help support library programming. You are welcome to make a donation to help the Friends with the Summer Reading Game and other library programs and events.  To register for a Friends event, join the Friends, renew your Friends membership or make a donation online  is a TWO-STEP process.  

STEP ONE:  Fill out the form below and click on the "Submit" button. 

STEP TWO:  Click on the "Donate" button which takes you through the Friends PayPal account where you may make a secure payment with your own PayPal account OR credit card / debit card.

Friends of MCDL
You may also make a donation to the Friends of MCDL any time by visiting your local library Customer Service desk, during any Friends Book Sale or by mailing a check to Friends of MCDL, 201 South Broadway Street, Medina, OH 44256.