Book Sales

Book Donations Needed for the Friends 2023 Book Sale!

  • ALL book sale donations are to be dropped off at Holcomb Farm located at 113 Simsbury Road, West Granby
  • Pack items in boxes that are easy to carry
  • The Friends gladly accept donations of sturdy empty boxes with lids, especially copy paper boxes or banker boxes 
  • If you would like to volunteer for the book sale whether for sorting/helping at the 3 day sale please contact Vicki at
  • Donations will not be accepted at Granby Public Library or F.H. Cossitt Library; please do not place donations in the library bookdrops or leave donations by the bookdrops or library doors. 
  • Questions? Contact us at

Donation Drop off Days and Times:

 6-8 pm
June 26July 10July 17
WEDNESDAYS 10AM-NOONJune 28July 5July 12July 19

What to Donate
We CANNOT Accept
  • Gently used hardcover and paperback books
  • CDs, DVDs, Audio Books, LP Records
  • Puzzles, Games, Learning toys
  • Comic books, Trading cards, Newer textbooks
  • Sewing/Quilt patterns, Sheet Music
  • Other book related items

  • Items with any kind of odor (smoke, mold or musty smell)
  • VHS or Cassette Tapes
  • Magazines
  • Reader's Digest condensed books
  • Older Travel Guides
  • Encyclopedias

2023 Book Sale

Book Sale Days and Times:

FridayJuly 285:00 - 8:00pm$10.00 entry fee
SaturdayJuly 299:00am - 3:00pm
SundayJuly 3011:00am - 2:30pm

Stay up to date by visiting and liking our Friends of Granby Public Library Facebook page, or emailing The Friends of Granby Public Library.

Use of Proceeds

Proceeds from the annual book sale are used for:

  • Museum Passes
  • Special Programs for Adults, Teens, and Children
  • Supplies for Children's Crafts
  • Magazines for Adults, Teens, and Children
  • Children's Nutmeg Award Book
  • Summer Reading Programs - Books, Prizes, and Reading Incentives
  • Multiple Copies for the Library Book Clubs

Next time you visit Granby Public Library, remember to check out the ongoing Friends of the Granby Public Libraries, Inc. Used Book Sale Table. There are lots of good books, as well as, DVDs & CDs at good prices all year round!