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Donations accepted

until April 10

Tuesday, Wednesday,

Thursday, & Saturday 

11am-1pm ONLY


  • up to 10 boxes or bags, just stop in & leave your donations

  • 11 or more boxes, make an appointment. Email or call 607-272-2223 to arrange a date & time.

Required: masks and social distancing

Preparing items

for donation?

Please read the following

donation guidelines.

Donating 11 boxes 

or more? 

Call 272-2223, or email to make a special appointment.

Need a tax receipt?


Print and complete the 

online form BEFORE coming to the book sale building. Record the total number of donated books in each category.

Book Donation
  • books in any language in good condition, clean, dry, and mold-free

  • CDs, music & audio books,
    commercially recorded

  • DVDs or Blue-Ray

  • general encyclopedias published
    before 1920

  • maps

  • miscellaneous:sheet music, calendars, cards/postcards, photo albums (empty), & unused blank books

  • puzzles and games

  • sewing patterns

  • software and manuals

  • vinyl records (LPs, 78s, 45s)

We Gladly Accept...

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Sorry, We Can't Take...

Our sales are only as good as the donations we get. We can only sell books in good condition. Books that are damp, moldy or smelly, have torn covers, missing pages, or have been nibbled on by the family pet cannot be sold. Please recycle these books yourself.

  • catalogs

  • 8-track tapes, cassette tapes, VHS tapes

  • theses or dissertations

  • encyclopedia year books

  • homemade DVDs or CDs

  • law case, statute, and regulation books

  • general encyclopedias published after 1920

  • items unhealthy to handle - dirty, moldy, smelly, burnt, or wet (if you wouldn't give it to a friend, please don't give it to the Friends!)

  • Reader’s Digest condensed books, except large type editions

  • children's encyclopedias

  • books missing covers

  • AAA Travel Guides

  • most magazines