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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Upcoming Book Sales
All sales at the Library
October 14 - 16
Children's Book Sale
Friday, October 14, 10:00 AM - 12 noon Early Bird $10 admission (Friends members free)
Friday, October 14 12 noon - 8:00 PM
Saturday, October 15, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, October 16, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM All books half price
Annual Fall Used Book Sale
Friday, October 21, 10:00 AM - 12 noon Early Bird $10 admission (Friends members free)
Friday, October 21, 12 noon - 8:00 PM
Saturday, October 22, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday, October 23, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM All books half price
Monday, October, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Fill a bag for $5 (standard grocery store size bag)
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!
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Community Involvement/Charitable Book Donation Requests
Organizations or individuals are invited to request access to books left over at the end of the book sale for charitable purposes. Please contact Cris Nichols at 203-894-1401.
Guidelines for Book Donations
Donations of books for upcoming sales will be accepted at the Library at 472 Main Street during Library open hours only, please.
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. 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)
- Condensed books
- Old software
- LP records
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.
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