Libraries Seeking Foreign Editions

Updated 10/28/2020

Have you ever wondered what to do with your extra foreign language editions? RWA has a list of libraries that would be delighted to provide a good home for your donated books. Simply check below for the language(s) being requested, and send them off to one of the libraries on the list. Please be sure to check back as more libraries are added.

Unless otherwise stated, most libraries prefer to receive only one copy per title/language.

Report any known changes to [email protected].

Carol Nahrwold Allen County Public Library

900 Library Plaza
P.O. Box 2270
Fort Wayne, IN 46801

Hungarian, Dutch, Lithuanian,
Turkish, Czech, Thai, Polish
Cynthia Blietz Alsip-Merrionette Park Library 11960 S. Pulaski Rd.
Alsip, IL 60803
Jane Baird Anchorage Public Library 3600 Denali St.
Anchorage, AK 99503
Hungarian, Turkish, Czech, Thai, Polish, Russian, German, Japanese, Chinese, Filipino
Vicki Lenz Appleton Public Library 225 N Oneida St.
Appleton, WI 54911
Diana Weaver Atchison Public Library 401 Kansas Ave.
Atchison, KS 66002
Jillian Amaral, Reader Services Coordinator
[email protected]
Attleboro Public Library 74 North Main Street
Attleboro, MA 02703
Jamie Watson, Collection Development Coordinator Baltimore County Public Library 320 York Road
Towson, MD 21204
Spanish, Russian, Korean
Isobel Schneider, Reference Librarian Berkeley Public Library 2090 Kittredge St.
Berkeley, CA 94704
Amy Atzert Camden County Library 203 Laurel Rd
Voorhees, NJ 08043
Spanish, Chinese
Ann Marie Latini Camden County Library 35 Cooper Folly Road
Atco, NJ 08004
Noufissa Lamrani-Powell Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh- Main 4400 Forbes Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15213 Arabic, French, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Hindi, Japanese, Urdu, Bengali, Russian
Sarah Nagle, Collection Librarian
Carver County Library System 4 City Hall Plaza
Chaska, MN 55318
Susan Maguire, Reader Services Coordinator Chapel Hill Public Library

100 Library Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Spanish, French, Chinese, Korean
Natalie Jonathas, World Language Managing Librarian; Literature and Language Chicago Public Library, Harold Washington Library Center 400 South State Street
Chicago, IL 60605
Spanish, Italian, French, Polish, Russian, Romanian, Chinese, Korean
Linda Aldrich, Reference Librarian
[email protected]
Civic Center Library - MCFL Room 427
3501 Civic Center Drive
San Rafael, CA 94903
Carol Opsal Cook Memorial Public Library 413 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Libertyville, IL 60048
Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Polish
Wendy Crutcher, Collection Development Coordinator County of Los Angeles Public Library 7400 E. Imperial Hwy,
Downey, CA 90242
Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese, Japanese, Farsi, Hindi, Tagalog
Penny Ramirez, Head of Technical and Automation Services Crystal Lake Public Library 126 Paddock Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Spanish, Polish
Julie Wendorf, Adult Programming and Outreach Librarian
[email protected]
Crown Point Community Library 122 N. Main Street
Crown Point, IN 46307
Spanish, French, German, Italian, Japanese
Polly Thompson Wolf, Technical Services Culver-Union Township Public Library 107 N. Main Street
Culver, IN 46511
Korean, Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, German, Hungarian, Lithuanian, Turkish, Thai
Jeanne Etling Dundee Township Public Library District 555 Barrington Ave.
East Dundee, IL 60118
Mel White East Marietta Library 2051 Lower Roswell Rd
Marietta, GA 30068
Spanish, Portuguese, Korean
Dalene van Zyl Elgin County Library 236 Shackleton Street
PO Box 69
Dutton, ON N0L1J0
Nancy R. Berkenfeld, Senior Librarian Information Services
[email protected]
Elizabeth Free Public Library 11 S. Broad St.
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
Kathleen D'Angelo, Collection Management Department Manager
[email protected]
Enoch Pratt Free Library/ Maryland State Library Resource Center 400 Cathedral Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Spanish, French, Russian
Julie Keaty
[email protected]
Evergreen Park Public Library 9400 S Troy
Evergreen Park, IL 60805
Goergine N. Olson Fairbanks North Star Borough Public Library and Regional Center 1215 Cowles Street
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Japanese and other Pacific Rim languages, Russian, German
Peggy Bercher Fairfax County Public Library, Library Technical Ops Center 4000 Stringfellow Rd.
Chantilly, VA 20131
Spanish, Japanese, Korean
Molly Moss, Head of Reference Forbes Library 20 West Street
Northampton, MA 01060
Polish, Spanish
Lynnette Hopwood, Adult Services Senior Librarian Fountaindale Public Library District 300 West Briarcliff Road
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
Spanish, Polish, Chinese, French, Urdu, Tagalog, Arabic, Hindi, Vietnamese, Gujarati, Chinese,Yoruba
Vanessa Morrison, Assistant Director
[email protected]
Franklin Park Public Library District 10311 Grand Ave
Franklin Park, IL 60131
Spanish and Polish
Lisa Colcord, Outreach Librarian Glendale Public Library City of Glendale Community Services Department
5959 W Brown St
Glendale, AZ 85302
Catherine Given, Outreach Coordinator/Reference Librarian Half Hollow Hills Community Library 55 Vanderbilt Parkway
Dix Hills, NY 11746
CO Darlene Mathews Hardeman County Correctional Facility (HCCF) 2520 Union Springs Road
P.O. Box 549
Whiteville, TN 38075
Spanish (Note: Conservative book covers only, please.)

Tillie Horak
[email protected]

Harrison Library Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
4940 Eastern Ave
Baltimore, MD 21224

Laura O'Grady
Director of Library Services

Hershey Public Library 701 Cocoa Ave.
Hershey, PA 17033
Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, Chinese, Spanish, Hindi
Deborah Roy, Acquisitions, [email protected] Huntington City - Township Public Library 255 W Park Dr.

Huntington, IN 46750
Anneta Drilling Joliet Public Library 150 N. Ottawa St.
Joliet, IL 60432
Polish, Spanish
Julie Robinson Kansas City Public Library
Ruiz Branch
2017 West Pennway St.
Kansas City, MO 64108
Spanish, Vietnamese, French
Arlene Griffin Library North 3189 N Highland Ave.
Jackson, TN 38305
Spanish, French
Sally Arrivee Madison Heights Public Library 240 W. 13 Mile Road
Madison Heights, MI 48071
Arabic, Chinese, Vietnamese
Frances Meadows Magee Public Library 120 First Street NW
Magee, MS 39111
Rita Covelli Mahopac Public Library 668 Route 6
Mahopac, NY 10541
Spanish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Chinese, French, German, Italian
Colette Myers McHenry Public Library 809 North Front Street
McHenry, IL 60050
Beth D. Kenneth, Teen Librarian Memphis Public Library, Cordova Branch 8457 Trinity Road
Memphis, TN 38018
Eric Johnson
[email protected]
Milwaukee Public Library, Central Library 814 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233
Italian, French, Romanian, German, Polish, Norwegian, Hungarian, Russian, Chinese, Japanese
Katherine Lee Mitchell-Linden Library 29-42 Union Street
Flushing, NY
Chinese, Korean
Monica Casanova, Adult Services Librarian Monticello Public Library 321 West Broadway Street
Monticello, IN 47960
Paula Smus Moreno Valley Public Library 25480 Alessandro Blvd.
Moreno Valley, CA 92553
Kyla Waltermire Morris Area Public Library 604 Liberty Street
Morris, IL 60450
Nicole Hardina-Wilhelm Neenah Public Library P.O. Box 569
Neenah, WI 54957-0569
Spanish, German, French
Beverly Sanderson North Kansas City Public Library 2251 Howell Street
North Kansas City, MO 64116
Lexi Henshel North Kingstown Free Library 100 Boone Street
North Kingstown, RI 02852
German, Portuguese, Chinese, French and Polish
Laura Bartnik, Head of Adult Services Northlake Public Library 231 N Wolf Rd.
Northlake, IL 60164
Lisa Story Norwalk Public Library 1 Belden Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850
Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
Elizabeth Gross, Director Nottingham Park Library at FamilyPoint Resources 725 Bateswood
Houston, TX 77079
Arabic, Spanish
Charli Osborne, Youth Services Librarian Oak Park Public Library 14200 Oak Park Blvd.
Oak Park, MI 48237
Russian, Yiddish
Dusty Gres, Director Ohoopee Regional Library System
Hdq: Vidalia-Toombs County Library
610 Jackson Street
Vidalia, GA 30474
Spanish (even multiple copies of the same title), Tagalog, Russian
Debbie Tour Orange County Library 101 E Central Blvd
Orlando, FL 32801
Spanish, Vietnamese
Joy Davis Ouachita Parish Public Library 1800 Stubbs Ave.
Monroe, LA 71201
Laurel Rakas Pemberville Public Library 375 E Front St.
Pemberville, OH 43450
Linda Armstrong Pleasant Hill Library 1490 S. Frontage Rd.
Hastings, MN 55033 
Spanish, Russian, Somali, Hmong
Joanne King Queens Library
New Americans Program
89-11 Merrick Blvd.
Jamaica, NY 11432
Chinese, Korean, Russian, some South Indic languages, Italian
Carol Jackson Ramsey County Library 4570 Victoria St. N.
Shoreview, MN 55126
Cathy Alberts, Library Director River Grove Public Library District 8638 W. Grand Avenue
River Grove, IL 60171
Sharon Redfern Rockville Public Library 52 Union Street
Vernon, CT 06066
Spanish, Chinese, Hindi, Urdu
Jeanne Marie Ryan, Library Director Roselle Public Library 104 West Fourth Avenue
Roselle, NJ 07203
Spanish, French, Italian
Astrida Narbutas Runnymede Public Library 2178 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON M6S 1M8, Canada
Ukranian, Russian, Polish, German, Lithuanian
Kimberlee Patton, Adult Program Coordinator Shorewood-Troy Public Library 650 Deerwood Dr.
Shorewood, IL 60404
Catherine Montazem South Huntington Public Library 145 Pidgeon Hill Rd.
Huntington Station, NY 11746
Heather Daniels
Spartanburg County Public Libraries 151 S. Church St.
Spartanburg, SC 29306
Russian, Spanish, Chinese, German, Ukranian, French, Hmong, Mon-Khemer
Margaret Ganyard St. Louis Public Library 1301 Olive St.
St. Louis, MO 63103
German, French, Russian
Jeroen Dewulf University of California, Department of German and Dutch Studies 5329 Dwinelle Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720
Mary Wilkes Towner The Urbana Free Library 210 W. Green Street
Urbana, IL 61801
Spanish, Chinese
Molly Wunderlich Van Buren District Library 200 N. Phelps
Decatur, MI 49045
Spanish (only one copy of each title please)
Stephanie Rumsey Velma Teague Library 7010 N 58th Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85301
Alex Smith
Vernon Area Public Library 300 Olde Half Day Road
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
Chinese, Hebrew, Hindi, Korean, Polish, Russian, Spanish
Nancy Miller Virginia Beach Public Library Collection Management
4100 Virginia Beach Blvd.
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
Spanish, French, German, Russian, Japanese, Tagalog
Cindy Rosser Waco McLennan County Library 1717 Austin Ave.
Waco, TX 76701
Janette Pardo Wayne Public Library 461 Valley Road
Wayne, NJ 07470
Russian, Spanish, Korean, Chinese, Italian, Gujarati, Hindi
Carrie Scarr West Fargo Public Library 109 3rd Street East
West Fargo, ND 58078
Bosnian, Swahili
  West Public Library 209 Tokio Road
West, TX 76691
Kathryn Gundlach West Regional Library 4000 Louis Stephens Dr.
Cary, NC 27519
Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi
CO Charlotte Smith and Librarian Arlene Griffin West Tennessee Detention Facility 6299 Finde Naifeh Dr.
Mason, TN 38049
Spanish (Note: Conservative book covers only, please.)
Robin Osborne Westchester Library System 540 White Plains Road, Suite 200
Tarrytown, NY 10591
Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, French
Elena Gleason, Reference/Ill Librarian White Mountain Library 2935 Sweetwater Dr.
Rock Springs, WY 82901
Samantha TerBeest Winona Public Library 151 W. 5th Street
Winona, MN 55987
Shana Rosenfeld Yonkers Public Library 1500 Central Park Ave.
Grinton I. Will Branch
Yonkers, NY 10710