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Book Donations

The Friends of the Newton Free Library accept book donations during select hours in the Library Gallery/Books Sale space. Your generous donations help us maintain a vibrant on-going book sale which allows continued support of the Library.

Due to our limited space, please limit donations to no more than 3 shopping bags (or the equivalent) of books. If you wish to make a larger donation, please contact the Friends by email at: Friends@newtonfreelibrary.net.

Donations can be dropped off at the Library on:

  • Tuesdays 1pm-3pm
  • Thursdays 1pm-3pm
  • Saturdays 10am-12pm.
  • Please bring donations to the Friends in the Art Gallery.

We accept:

  • Non-fiction and newer fiction, either hardback or paperback, in good condition
  • Classics in good condition
  • Children’s books
  • CDs and DVDs in their original cases

We cannot accept:

  • Magazines or journals
  • Spiral bound books or pamphlets
  • Computer books or travel guides more that 2 years old
  • Books in languages other than English
  • Encyclopedias
  • Textbooks
  • Books with missing or torn pages, broken spines, mildew, or foxing