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Art Circle Public Library: Gifts and Donations

Cumberland County, Tennessee



Regular Hours


Monday 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday CLOSED    


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Art Circle Public Library

3 East Street

Crossville, TN  38555

Gifts and Donations

The Art Circle Public Library welcomes gifts of books and other materials. The Library reserves the right to keep, discard, sell, or make other appropriate disposal of any books or materials that are donated as determined by its mission and needs.

Staff members review all donated materials for potential addition to the Library’s collections.  Materials may also be used to help the Friends of the Library hold successful book sales.  Funds raised at these sales support the addition of new material and other valuable library programs.  Donated material that will be sold at Friends’ book sales is not covered under this policy.

The Art Circle Public Library accepts gifts at its facility located at 3 East Street.  Customers are encouraged to call ahead.  Books donated in boxes are most helpful. 

What will be considered for addition to the collection:

  • Materials in like-new condition
  • Books
  • Audiobooks
  • DVDs

What is not accepted for the collection:

  • Material in poor condition (has stains, water damage, smell, writing, etc.)
  • Formats not currently being collected by the Library, such as VHS, audio cassettes, LPs, etc.
  • Textbooks and Encyclopedias
  • Magazines & Newspapers as well as magazine subscriptions

Quick Links

Ancestry In-Library Edition

Accelerated Reader Bookfinder
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Crossville Chronicle
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GALE Books & Authors

Heritage Hub by Newsbank


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     a world of information

Tennessee Electronic Library
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Tumble Book Library
     a free resource for kids

World Book Online

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