Donations and Fundraisers

Monetary Donations

The Bonham Public Library appreciates and accepts monetary donations, which can be made in a variety of ways.

Honorariums and Memorials

The Library welcomes monetary donations toward the purchase of books in memory or in honor of someone. A donation of at least $25 is required for an Honorarium or Memorial. Donors may suggest subjects or titles be acquired with the donation, but the library reserves the right to the final decision. A bookplate is added to each purchased item with the name of the person being honored. Notification of the gift is sent to the person designed on the donation form.


The Library accepts donations specified to use in all programming.  Please indicate which program you would like your donation to go towards on the donation form.

General Monetary Donations

Donations can also be made to be used where there is the greatest need, which will be chosen at the discretion of the Library Director.

Making a Monetary Donation

To make a monetary donation, please complete our monetary donation form. 

  1. Bring in the completed form with the donation to the Library.
  2. Mail the completed form and a check payable to Bonham Public Library.

Bonham Public Library

305 E. 5th Street

Bonham, Texas 75418

Material and Book Donations

Material and Book Guidelines

Donations are accepted at the front desk Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, January - May, and August - October.

The library will accept two small moving boxes or banker boxes per visit.

The library cannot appraise or place value on materials received.

The Library Accepts the Following Materials in Good and Clean Condition:

  • Books for all ages
  • DVD and Blu-rays
  • Homeschool Items

Donations that do not meet the criteria will not be accepted.

Donations that meet the library collection policy may be added; others are sold at library book sales, distributed throughout the community and Little Free Libraries, or disposed of at the discretion of the Library Director or Designee.

Fundraising Bazaars

Books and Blooms

 Takes place on the 2nd Saturday of April, from 9:00 am to Noon.  This Bazar features beautiful potted plants, garden decorations, seasonal crafts, a white elephant sale, the tastiest baked goods, and a book sale. 

Pumpkin Patch 

Takes place on the 2nd Saturday of October, from 9:00 am to Noon.  This Bazar features one of a kind hand painted pumpkins, handmade fall crafts, a white elephant sale, a book sale, and the best Red Pepper Relish in the county!  

All proceeds benefit the Bonham Public Library.

Thank you for your donation!

Pumpkin Decor