If you are a local author and would like to see your book on our shelves, please print off the form below and return it along with a donated copy of your book to the Library!

Click HERE to access the Local Author Shelf form.

Terms and Criteria

  • The Local Author Shelf is for works published by authors from the Jefferson County area.

  • All submissions must meet the library Collection Development Policy’s selection criteria. 

  • Submissions that are not accepted into the Library’s collection will be given to the Friends of the Library book sale, donated to other non-profit agencies, or recycled where appropriate. 

  • Donated materials will be subject to the same standards as all other library material and may be reconsidered, weeded, and withdrawn in the course of time. Materials which have been withdrawn and are in good condition will be given to the Library’s Book Sale, donated to other non-profit agencies, or recycled where appropriate.