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

Other places to donate books:

    • New Haven Reads!  – Currently accepting donations by appointment only. Call 203-752-1923 or email books@newhavenreads.org to schedule dropoff.
      Address: 45 Bristol Street, New Haven, CT 06511
      Phone: 203-752-1923
      Hours: Monday: 12pm-4pm Tuesday: 1pm-7pm Wednesday: 1pm-7pm Thursday: 1pm-6pm Friday: 12pm-6pm Saturday: 10am-1pm
    • 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
    • ReRead Books & More – 98 Elm St. Units A-4 & A-5, Cheshire, CT.  (203) 250-3312
      Donations are only accepted on Sundays and Mondays during open hours