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We depend on generous individuals like you to help support collections, children’s story hours, computer training and our many cultural and literacy programs.  Your gift today makes possible our Fairytale Ball, book discussions, senior luncheons and other programs vital to the Berwyn community.


Donate through the Friends of the Library:

Donations to the Friends support new initiatives and special events.


Through Paper Retriever:

Recycle all your paper products using the big green/yellow bin in our additional parking lot, and the library gets anywhere from $5-$20 per ton for the trees we're saving.  (The bin holds about two tons, and they empty it approximately twice a month.)

What Goes In the Bin?

Yes, Please!No, Thanks!
  • Newspaper and Inserts
  • Magazines/Catalogs ("slick" paper)
  • Mail
  • Office/School Papers
They are able to accept window envelopes, workbooks and staples without a problem. Shredded paper is acceptable but please bag the shreds before putting them in the Retriever bin.
  • Paperback Books
  • Hardcover Books with the cover REMOVED
  • Cardboard
  • Food boxes
  • Fiberboard/Chipboard
  • Phone Books
  • Colored Paper
  • Wrapping or Tissue Paper
  • Carbon Paper
  • Sticky Notes

(These are all recycled using a different process!)