PLEASE NOTE. The book store will remain closed until further notice in order to mitigate against community spread of the Omicron virus. The earliest possible date for reopening is the 10th of January. Further notifications will be published on our Twitter posts which are displayed on the front page of this website.
We can collect donations of books, CD’s, DVD’s and other saleable material. Should you wish to make a donation of materials please leave us a voicemail at 519-661-2448 and one of our volunteers will contact you.
Managed and operated by Friends of the Library volunteers, The Friends Book Store sells new and gently used books, CDs, DVDs, audio books and more. There are hundreds of different items to choose from, including fiction, non-fiction and children’s materials. New inventory arrives weekly and every month. The Library Store’s special promotions are advertised at the store.
If you have new or gently used books you no longer want, why not donate them to Friends? Small quantities may be dropped off at our book store adjacent to the Central Library in Citi Plaza. If you have a large quantity, please use our Contact page to arrange for a pick-up or more information.
We would appreciate the following:
- Gently used, recently published books
- Adult, teen & children’s books
- Gardening, Health & Wellness, Travel & Cookbooks
- Classics (in excellent condition)
- French language material
- Recent popular magazines
- CDs, DVDs, VHS and LPs (unscratched)
Please note that we are unable to accept the following:
- Soiled, damaged, mouldy or damp items
- Highlighter or pen marks on pages
- Yellow or brittle pages
- Outdated information (non-fiction)
- Encyclopedias & textbooks more than 5 years old
- Older news magazines
- Any material copied from originals
The store is located attached to the central library and adjacent to the main concourse in Citi Plaza.
STANDARD STORE HOURS
Monday – Friday: 10.00am – 3.00pm
Saturday: 11.00am – 2.00pm