Q:

Where can you donate a set of encyclopedias?

A:

Quick Answer

Most public libraries accept donations of books from the public on the condition that they are free to do as they see best with them. They may keep the encyclopedias or sell them to someone and use the proceeds to buy needed books.

Continue Reading

Full Answer

State libraries may accept donations of encyclopedias as well. There are other organizations that accept donations, such as Books For Africa, which distributes books to people in need in Africa.

Books that are very damaged or unusable are likely to be disposed of. There are some encyclopedias for which there is such an abundant supply and/or the information contained within is so out of date that they no longer serve any useful purpose.

Learn more about Reference Books

Related Questions

  • Q:

    What are some good encyclopedias of health conditions?

    A:

    Two good encyclopedias of health conditions are "The Ultimate Medical Encyclopedia: Understanding, Preventing, and Treating Medical Conditions" published by Firefly Books and "The American Medical Association Family Medical Guide, 4th Edition." Both encyclopedias are available for purchase on Amazon.com as of June 2015.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What is a good study guide for the AFAST?

    A:

    The Department of Defense libraries provides free online study guides for the AFAST. The AFAST has been replaced with the SIFT examination, however. Study guides for SIFT are also available through the site for military members, and there are other websites that also have study materials for both.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What public spaces are air conditioned?

    A:

    Public spaces that are usually air conditioned include community centers, libraries, movie theaters and shopping malls. All but the movie theaters are free to use. Hotel lobbies and restaurants are also air conditioned but are usually limited to paying guest use.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    How do you get a vehicle appraised?

    A:

    To get a vehicle appraised, involve a certified professional who uses a checklist and a set of specialized tools to inspect the overall condition of the vehicle. He then takes the car for a test drive to evaluate the state of important components. The appraiser determines the average going rate for a particular vehicle using a computer application. After deducting expenses for reconditioning the vehicle, the appraiser determines the value of the car.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:

Explore