Monthly Book Sale

The Friends of the Library Monthly Book Sales are cancelled until further notice. Check back for updates!

There are two spaces on the main floor with "Every Day Book Sale" books that are available for purchase. Check out the small shelf by the elevator and the table in the Reading Room! Browse and buy books anytime the library is open. 

The Friends of the Library Monthly Book Sale is always the first Thursday of the month, 9am-7pm.  Book sales are held in the Dorothy Wilber Memorial Room on the lower level of the library.  Elevator available.

The use of price scanning devices and software will be allowed only during the hours of 4:00 - 6:30 pm at the Friends of the Library Monthly Book Sales, and never at quarterly Members Only preview sales.

2019 Book Sale Dates

2019 Dates:
January 3
February 7
March 7  Canceled due to construction
April 4
May 2
June 6
July 11
August 1
September 5
October 3
November 7
December 5

Members Only Preview Sale (Held quarterly on the Wednesday before the regular monthly sale from 5-7 pm):
February 6
June 5
September 4
December 4

Guidelines for Donations

The library is not accepting any donations until further notice. 

The library is happy to accept all donations of gently used, pre-loved hardcover and paperback books.

The library is unable to use donations of books in poor condition, including significant wear and tear, mold or mildew, staining and water damage or strong odors such as cigarette smoke.

We do not accept encyclopedias, textbooks or magazines.

If you have a large donation (4 boxes or more), please call ahead (585-343-9550 x1501).

2020 Art Shows

Located on the first floor, the Gallery hosts free month-long art shows throughout the year, viewable during normal library hours.

2020 Art Shows:

Jan - St. Joseph School
Feb - Museum Quilt Guild
Mar - Batavia City School District
Apr - Batavia Photography Club
May - Batavia Society of Artists
Jun - Emily Vandenbosch
Jul - Chris Humel
Aug - Sally LaDuke
Sep - Gary Appis
Oct - TBD
Nov - St. Paul's School
Dec - Batavia Society of Artists