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Can I donate used books to the Library?

Last updated on Aug 08, 2022    donations


The Library does not accept book donations. 

If you wish to donate books, the following libraries and organizations accept used books:

Raven Books in Cambridge, Harvard Square - 617.441.6999 
the only used book store in the area that is buying larger collections 
They primarily buy academic books, especially in the humanities, no novels etc. They will discard what they cannot sell.
Raven Books in Northampton: 413-584-9868
$25.00 fee for every 25 boxes or bags of books picked up.
A web form that must be filled out for approval of pick-up requests
Better World Books – usually work with libraries:
For large donations please contact us at
BOOK SALE FINDER - Promoting Book Sales since 1994! 
Book Dealers
Grendel Books, ABAA/ILAB
87 Mulberry Street
Springfield, MA  01105
Phone:  (413) 301-8736
Web Site:
Robert Bradbury
508-754-2954 or 508-713-8702
879 Pleasant Street
Worcester, MA  01602-1908