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Monthly Book Sale
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
March 7 Canceled due to construction
Members Only Preview Sale (Held quarterly on the Wednesday before the regular monthly sale from 5-7 pm):
Guidelines for Donations
Donations are accepted anytime the library is open.
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).
2019 Art Shows
Located on the first floor, the Gallery hosts free month-long art shows throughout the year, viewable during normal library hours.
2019 Art Shows:
March - Batavia City School District Art Department
April - Batavia Photography Club
May - Batavia Society of Artists
June - Girl Scout Troop 2015
July - Jim & Claudia Nigro
August - Buffalo Psychiatric Center Office of Mental Health
September - Denniston Wood's artwork
October - Museum Quilt Guild
November - St. Paul's Lutheran School
December - Batavia Society of Artists