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Donation Policy

Shake Library welcomes gifts of books, periodicals, and other material. 

It is not the policy of Shake Library to affix a value to donated items.  However, for tax purposes, a receipt stating what has been donated will be available upon request.

When accepting donations, Shake Library will evaluate the donation and make appropriate decisions based on the Library collection development policies.  These decisions can include, but are not limited to:

  • Add the item(s) to the collection
  • Discard
  • Sell at a public sale
  • Trade with or donate to another library


To donate items or learn more about our donation policy, please email us at

Vincennes University

812-888-VUVU | 800-742-9198

1002 North First Street; Vincennes, Indiana 47591

Shake Library

812-888-4165 |

1002 North First Street; Vincennes, Indiana 47591

Jasper Academic Center for Excellence

812-481-5923 |

850 College Ave; Jasper, IN 47546