We are currently accepting  gently-used books, audiobooks, CDs, and DVDs. Donated books and materials will be incorporated into the Library’s book collection or sold in the Friends of the Hamden Public Library book sales to benefit the Library.


Other places to donate books:

    • New Haven Reads!  – 45 Bristol Street, New Haven, CT 06511
      Hours: Monday – Wednesday 1:00 – 7:00 PM, Thursday – Friday 1:00 – 6:00 PM, Saturday 10:00 – 2:00 PM
      To schedule a large donation or a drop off after hours, please email books@newhavenreads.org.
    • Salvation Army – 1359 Dixwell Ave. Hamden, CT. 203-230-2323
    • Goodwill– 2369 Dixwell Ave. Hamden, CT. 203-230-2910
    • Better World Books – Nearest drop box is North Haven Crossing, 410 Universal Drive N, North Haven, CT 06473