At Milton Public Library, we take pride in showcasing local talent and expanding our collection to include works that resonate with and reflect the diverse interests of our community. If you’re a local author from the town of Milton, we invite you to submit your book for consideration to be included in our collection.

Submission Guidelines for Local Authors:

You must be a resident of the town of Milton. Your book should have been published within the last two years to be considered for inclusion.

Please note that your submission is treated like a donation and we do not compensate for the item submitted.

What We Look For:

We are interested in all genres and types of books, including fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, and more. Your work will be evaluated based on:

  • Alignment with our Collection Management Policy.
  • Literary quality and originality.
  • Relevance and potential interest to the community.
  • Contribution to the diversity of our collection.

How to Submit Your Book:

To submit your book for consideration, fill out our online form with details about your book, including ISBN, publication date, a brief description, and any other pertinent information that might help our selection committee in their decision.

What Happens After Submission?

Our collection development team reviews submissions in line with our monthly review schedule. Your book will be evaluated against our selection criteria by our team of librarians.

You will be notified via email about the decision regarding your submission. This process can take up to several weeks, depending on the volume of submissions.

If accepted, your book will be cataloged, processed, and made available to the MPL community as part of our collection.

We look forward to discovering and sharing your literary contributions with our community. Thank you for considering Milton Public Library as a home for your work.