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Where to Donate Used Books 

Are you looking to donate your used books or magazines? While the library understands that finding homes for your gently used books is important, space restraints make donating books for our collection not viable.

For those wishing to see their used books find new life, we have partnered with Better World Books to accept donations on their behalf.

Look for their green donation bin, on the outside of our building, to the right of our main entrance.

 

Below is a list of other charities which will happily accept donations. 

CHARITIES: 

Housing Works: 
Helps New York City’s homeless & HIV-infected population.
http://www.housingworks.org/donate/in-store-walk-in-donations/bookstore-cafe-donations/ 

Reading Reflections:
Donate children’s and adult books to this locally based organization.
http://readingreflections.com/donate-books.html

Books for Soldiers:
Send books to our soldiers overseas.
www.booksforsoldiers.com 

Friends of Libraries, USA and Better World Books:
Help rebuild libraries in places devastated by recent natural disasters.
http://www.betterworldbooks.com/donate.asDX 

Vietnam Veteran’s Association:
Available for drop-off and pick-up services.
(631) 582-0242
http://www.wepickup.org/ 

Prisons:
Help rehabilitate through education and reading by providing books to prisoners.
http://booksthroughbarsnvc.org/donate/ 

Salvation Army:
Adult rehabilitation centers will benefit from your donations.
http://www.satruck.org/donate-goods 

TEXTBOOKS:
Most college libraries will buy back used textbooks, contact the college directly for more information. 

In Addition: 

Goodwill.org 718 777 6320 

St. Vincent de Paul 516 746 8250