Visit the Book House
Our community is just full of readers! In 2007, the library’s trustees, recognizing that people here enjoy having their very own books at home as well as borrowing them, established a used book shop right here in the library’s parking lot. To boost our income, please stop by The Book House, the small gray building located at the rear of the parking lot on the south side of the library.
The Book House is open during Library open hours. Suggested donation for purchase of most materials found there is $1.00 per bag. You may find used DVDs, audiobooks, magazines, and puzzles available there occasionally, as well.
Donating Your Gently Used and Clean Books
The Book House depends on your donations of books and other items mentioned above. We are most grateful for them!
However, there are some very important guidelines we ask that you read carefully and follow:
- Please call us first at (585) 765-9041 to inquire if the library has room for donations at this time. This is very important, as our space inside for sorting is extremely limited.
- Please make absolutely certain that your items are clean, free of mold or mildew, free of pet hair and other debris, and in a gently-used condition that others will wish to own.
- The above is important especially because we DO NOT have the time or staff to remove unclean, worn items to a proper place of disposal. This is the job of you, the original owner. Hardcover books that are soiled or mildewed are best disposed of in your regular trash pickup. The recycling bin behind the Lyndonville Post Office is also a great place to drop off paperback-only items that are overly worn or dirty.
- Please come inside and alert us when you’ve arrived with your donation. We will help you bring them inside the library, where we will check and sort them later. PLEASE do not leave bags or boxes of donations inside or in front of the Book House.
Thank you so much for following these guidelines.