FOGPL accepting book donations in June

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The collection of all donations for the Friends of Granby Public Library’s sale will ONLY take place at Holcomb Farm on Mondays and Wednesdays in June. Book sale donations will not be accepted at the library.

Donation drop off information

Donations of books and other items can be dropped off at Holcomb Farm, 113 Simsbury Road, West Granby on Mondays, June 6, 13, 20 and 27 from 6 to 7:45 p.m. and Wednesdays, June 8,15, 22 and 29 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Please do not drop off any donated items at any other location or at other times.

What to donate

Gently used hardcover and paperback books; CDs, DVDs, audio books, LP records; sewing/quilt patterns, music sheets; newer textbooks; puzzles, games, learning toys; other book related items.

We cannot accept

Items with any kind of odor such as smoke or mold; VHS or cassette tapes; magazines; old computer software; Reader’s Digest condensed books, travel guides for years prior to 2017; common encyclopedias, or sets of books such as Time-Life series.

Do not pack books in large boxes that become very heavy to carry. We will gladly accept sturdy boxes with lids, especially copy paper boxes or banker boxes.

If you would like to volunteer for the book sale with sorting and/or helping out at the three day sale, please contact Vicki at 

High school students looking for community service hours are encouraged to apply to help out at the donation pickup times on Monday nights and Wednesday mornings.

If you have questions or need assistance for someone to come to your home and pick up items for the sale, contact us at 

For more information, visit our website at and go to the FOGPL page. Also stay up-to-date with what’s happening by visiting and liking our Facebook page: Friends of Granby Public Library.

The Friends of Granby Public Library 39th annual Used Book Sale will be held on July 29, 30 and 31 at Holcomb Farm.