CDs and DVDs Put in Garbage Cart/Bin If your items are in good condition, consider donating them. The San José Public Library accepts the following gently used items for donations: audio books, videos (DVDs & Blu-Rays) and CDs. Electronic media must not contain recorded content or home movies. The library does not accept VHS. Ways to Reuse Upcycle into Decorations Consider up-cycling CDs into a home or holiday decoration, such as an ornament. Find more DIY ideas.