Friends Book Sales

Each of our semi-annual sales features more than 30,000 items, conveniently arranged in nearly 70 categories and attractively priced. In between times, visit the Friends on the Internet for even more great choices .

Contact: Rhonda Hill, President, 203-438-3200 friends@ridgefieldlibrary.org

Upcoming Book Sales

Spring 2014 Book Sale
May 2-5

Friday, 9:00 AM - noon                Early Buying ($10 admission for non-members)
Friday, noon - 8:00 PM                No admission fee
Saturday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, noon - 5:00 PM              All books half price
Monday, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM        Bag of Books for $5

Spring and fall sales now held at Yanity Gym, 60 Prospect Street, Ridgefield, CT- Get directions

Book Sale

 

 

Just a few of the thousands of books on offer at the May 2012 Book Sale!

 

 


Donations of books for the sale will be accepted through April 17th at the Library's temporary location at 21 Governor Street during Library open hours only, please. Acceptance will resume at 472 Main Street on May 12th.

Please use modest sized containers (liquor store boxes are ideal) and separate children's and adult materials if possible. Thanks!


Online Book Sales

Don't want to wait for the next book sale? Shop online 24/7. Hundreds of titles available, from bestsellers to first editions to hard-to-find novelties. And the Friends have great customer ratings for service and quality!

Find the Friends online on Amazon at amazon.com/shops/forl.


Community Involvement/Charitable Book Donation Requests

Ridgefield residents wishing to request access to leftover books for charitable purposes should complete the attached form and drop off at 21 Governor Street or mail to the Friends at 472 Main Street, Ridgefield, CT 06877.


Guidelines for Book Donations

Donations of books for the sale will be accepted through April 17th at the Library's temporary location at 21 Governor Street during Library open hours only, please. Acceptance will resume at 472 Main Street on May 12th.

 Please separate children's books from other materials.

All donations must be in good shape – no mold or mildew or odors.

Donations should be in sturdy containers (bags or boxes) of a reasonable size; liquor store boxes are ideal.

Donations must be brought into the Library during open hours and not left outside in the elements. Ask at the Circulation Desk to be directed to the designated donation drop-off area.

Pick-up may be arranged in special cases by contacting Cris Nichols at 203-894-1401..

A receipt for tax purposes will gladly be provided at the Circulation Desk if donor can supply the number of items of each type (e.g. X paperbacks; Y hardcover books; Z children’s books). Value of donations is determined by the donor in consultation with their tax advisor.

The Friends reserve the right to limit or refuse donations temporarily when storage space is full and/or immediately prior to sale dates when time is needed to prepare. However, the Friends are always willing to discuss alternate arrangements if timing of a donation is an issue The Friends are happy to accept all books in good condition (except as listed below), including textbooks, computer books and series or sets like Time-Life.  Also accepted are audiobooks and DVDs.

The following items are not accepted:

  • Videorecordings (VHS tapes)
  • Magazines
  • Condensed books
  • Old software
  • LP records
  • Encyclopedias

All donations become the property of the Ridgefield Library and the Friends, to be used or disposed of as appropriate.  Donated items cannot be accepted with any conditions.