Skip to main content

Effective Tue, Sep 7, face masks will be required at all locations. All locations are open for limited in-person services following the Reopen Plan. 

While SPL doesn’t accept book donations, there are a lot of great places that do!

For pick-up or drop-off:

Canadian Diabetes Association
2404 Thayer Ave
Books and recent magazines; no encyclopedias, National Geographic, or Reader’s Digest

Salvation Army Thrift Store
Call toll-free for pick-up 1-800-757-4483
4-3000 Diefenbaker Dr (books only) 306-956-8250
410 42nd A St E (books and magazines) 306-956-4685

Saskatoon Institute on Community Living
1932 St. George Ave
Books, CDs, and DVDs; no magazines, textbooks or encyclopedias

For drop-off only:

Canadian Federation of University Women
3501 8th St E (basement) T/W/Th 9:30 – 11:00 am
306-652-7708 (Alverta)
Books only (including encyclopedias, but only very new ones.)
Sold at fall mini-sale and annual spring fundraiser to support U of S scholarships.

City Hospital
701 Queen St
Drop off at Volunteer Office
Soft cover books, magazines; no encyclopedias, National Geographic, or Reader’s Digest

Living Sky Wildlife Rehabilitation
Books (no encyclopedias), CDs, DVDs, video games
Sold at annual garage sale fundraiser and occasional book sales

Royal University Hospital
103 Hospital Dr
Drop off at Patient and Family Resource Room M-F 1:30 – 4:00 pm
Only soft cover books and magazines newer than two months

St. Paul’s Hospital
1702 20th St W
Drop off at Volunteer Centre or Mission Office; for patient library and mobile library cart
Books (no encylopedias), magazines, CDs, and DVDs (“nothing too racy”)

Saskatoon Food Bank
202 Ave C S
Books (no encyclopedias) and magazines for their library

Saskatoon Symphony Society
Several drop-off locations: consult list at
Accept books, sheet music, CDs, vinyl, tapes, videos, and DVDs; do not accept National
Geographic, Reader’s Digest, most encyclopedias, and most “generic” magazines
Sold at annual spring fundraising sale.

Value Village
2115 Faithful Ave
302 Cope Lane 306-955-8702
Books (incl. encyclopedias), magazines, CDs, and DVDs; no withdrawn library materials

Village Green Thrift Shop
131 20th St W
Drop off at rear of store; ring buzzer for assistance
Books (no encyclopedias), CDs, and DVDs; no magazines

Station 20 West
1120 20th St W
Book exchange open to the public

Exchange for cash or trade:

8th Street Books & Comics
1010 8th St E
Books (mostly science fiction and fantasy) and comics: cash or trade

Collector’s Edge
244 1st Ave N
Comics, CDs, DVDs, vinyl: cash or trade

EB Games
601A-201 1st Ave S 306-933-1780
620-3510 8th St E 306-683-4684
Video games: Trade only (in-store credit)

Hi-Tech Video Game Traders
4-1115 Grosvenor Ave 306-373-2424 20-300
Confederation Dr 306-933-4484 102-3929
8th St E 306-933-0102 122-1824
McOrmond Dr 306-373-5300
Video games: cash or trade

Next Level Game Exchange
9-202 Primrose Dr
Video games: cash or trade

Westgate Books
1022A Louise Ave
Books and audiobooks: cash or trade

Vinyl Exchange
128 2nd Ave N
CDs, vinyl, and DVDs: cash or trade

Vinyl Diner CD’s & Records
628 Broadway Ave
CDs, records, cassettes, and music books: cash or trade


Cosmopolitan Industries
28 34th St E
The Saskatchewan Waste Reduction Council maintains a database with detailed information on many of these organizations and what they accept:


Sign up for our newsletter to receive the latest information from SPL.
View Archive