Friends Of The Danbury Library Host Donation Day Before Big Book Sale

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To donate books to the Danbury Library's book sale, head to 30 Main St. on Saturday morning.
To donate books to the Danbury Library's book sale, head to 30 Main St. on Saturday morning. Photo Credit: File

DANBURY, Conn. -- Looking to clear your book shelves to make room for new good reads? The Friends of the Danbury Library are holding their last book drop-off donation event before the group's giant October sale. 

The August book drop-off day is set for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, at 30 Main St. The site is just a half mile south of the library, across from PriceRite. Newtown Savings Bank is on the ground floor.

The group will accept donations of used books, CDs and DVDs. Volunteers will be on hand at the side entrance to help unload your car and carry in donations. Please box up and bag up your items to donate.

"Your donations are important for our big October Book Sale," the group said in a statement. "We use that income to help support Danbury Library programs and services." 

The following items will not be accepted: 

  • Encyclopedias
  • VHS videotapes
  • Reader's Digest condensed books,
  • Medical or business books older than five years,
  • Textbooks older than three years, 
  • Computer books older than two years,
  • Textbooks with writing, highlighting, or underlining, 
  • Magazines
  • Badly damaged books.

For more information, call 203-797-4568, email info@danburyfriends.org or visit the website at wwwDanburyfriends.org. Monetary donations can be sent to Friends of the Danbury Library, PO Box 3913, Danbury, CT 06813. 

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