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Friends Book & Media Sale

Friends Book & Media Sale

The Farmington Friends of the Library maintain an ongoing Book Sale at both locations. Drop by and sample the ongoing feast of hidden treasures and bargains!

  • Adult hardcover: $2.00
  • Adult oversized hardcover: $5.00
  • Adult paperback (incl. romances): $1.00
  • Children’s hardcover: $1.00
  • Children’s paperback: $ .50
  • CDs, DVDs, Video Games: $1.00
  • Books on CD: $3.00

Donating Items

Donations of items are currently being accepted at the Farmington Hills location only. Please bring your donations to the Circulation desk or come through curbside pickup until 6 p.m. Monday – Saturday and  before 5 p.m. on Sunday.

The Farmington Friends of the Library accept donations of items for their ongoing Friends Book & Media Sale. While we can take many items, we can’t give every book a good home.  Please refer to the following list for more information.

List of Items that the Friends accept:

  • Books in good condition (no mildew, age spots, smells, dust, debris, insects, loose pages)
  • Newer adult general and genre fiction in good condition, hardcover and paperback
  • Newer adult nonfiction in good condition
  • Children’s fiction and nonfiction books of all ages
  • Music CDs
  • DVDs

Desired Items:

  • Vinyl LPs
  • Anime
  • Manga/Graphic Novels of all ages
  • Books in non-English languages
  • Textbooks under 5 years old
  • Medical and law books under 5 years old
  • Puzzles (with all/most pieces)
  • Board games (with all/most pieces)
  • Gaming cartridges for all gaming systems
  • Very new fiction and nonfiction of all ages in good condition.

We cannot accept old textbooks, older test prep (older than 10 years), magazines, VHS tapes, or books in bad condition/smelly/ripped/mildewed/dusty/yellowed/water-stained.

Books that don’t fit these criteria can be recycled if they are paperbacks, and pages of hardcover books can be recycled. Refer to this page for instructions, or call Farmington Hills offices at (248) 871-2400 or Farmington offices 248-474-5500 for more information on curbside recycling of books.