How Do I Donate Books?

If you are interested in donating books or other audio visual materials (CDs, DVDs or books on CDs) to the Friends, please drop them off in the basement of the 375 Auburn Street (Auburndale branch location). The current drop-off schedule is below:

Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:00 - 5:00pm Saturdays 10:00am - 12:00pm Closed on library holidays
We will not be able to accept donations during the period between June 7 and June 17. We will begin accepting donations again as of June 18.

Quarterly Book Sale

A tremendous selection of newly donated titles.

Ongoing Book Sale

Choose books from carts in the Main Library Lobby any time.

  • Most items $0.50 cents.
  • Book carts updated daily


Please contact us at with any questions.

You may call 617-796-1386 to schedule a pick-up.