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Reuse  The Dakota County Library, non-profit organizations and used bookstores accept gently used books.

The Dakota County Library accepts gently used books. No textbooks.

The following businesses accept gently used books, including textbooks less than 15 years old. Call first.

Books for Africa
715 E. Minnehaha Ave.
St. Paul, MN

The Children’s Chance, Inc.


Place books no longer in good condition in with curbside recycling or bring to The Recycling Zone. Please remove hard covers first and place covers in the garbage.  

Books that play music, talk or light up contain a button battery that can be harmful to our health and the environment when disposed of improperly. Remove the battery from the book and bring it to The Recycling Zone for proper disposal.

Information on this page applies to households ONLY. Different rules may apply to businesses in Dakota County.

Last updated: 3/4/2014 5:39 AM