Book Sales

Check out the Friends of the Library Booktique at 244 Main Street, Terryville, CT 06786 (entrance located off Prospect St.)

The Friends of the Library Booktique Sale is held monthly at the Booktique on the 3rd Saturday of every month from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm.

You can also find your favorite authors and books at great prices at the Friends’ ongoing book sale within the library! Visit during the library’s open hours. Prices from .25 to $2.00/book. Books included in the ongoing sale are located in the foyer, stairwell and Multi-purpose Room.

Donating Books to the Friends

The Friends of the Terryville Public Library are NOT currently accepting donations.  This page will be updated when this status changes.

Typically, the Friends gratefully accept donations of used books that are in good to excellent condition.  The most desirable donations are recent publications and DVDs.

The Friends’ DO NOT accept the following:

  • Reader’s Digest Condensed Books
  • Textbooks
  • Encyclopedias
  • Magazines (including National Geographic)
  • Videos (VHS)
  • Cassette tapes (music or books on cassette)
  • Badly worn, musty or water damaged books

Donations may be brought to the Booktique on the 3rd Saturday of every month from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm or they may be brought to the library during regular open hours.

If you have a large amount of books and have no way to bring them to the library, please contact the library and a member of the Friends of the Library will make arrangements to pick them up from you. For more information or to request pickup of large quantities of books, please call the library at (860) 582-3121.

Other Fundraising Activities

The Friends of the Library support many children’s, teens, and adult activities at the library including author talks, children’s, teen and adult programs, and the Museum Pass service.

Throughout the year, we hold semi-annual bag sales, bake sales, basket raffles, a cookie walk, and a May Tea Party.

Join the Friends

By becoming a Friend of the Terryville Public Library, you’ll be making an important contribution to one of our town’s  most vital educational and cultural assets.  Your financial support and volunteer efforts shape and enhance the activities and materials provided to the community and the Library.  We welcome new ideas and enthusiasm!

Current Officers:

  • Bonnie Leroux – President
  • Diane Ranft – Vice-President
  • Nancy Henderson – Treasurer
  • Sandy Klimkoski – Secretary

The Friends of the Terryville Public Library meet at The Booktique
on the 3rd Saturday of each month at 9:00 am.  View our upcoming calendar here.

Would you like to get involved?  E-mail the Friends at tvillebooks@yahoo.com.  A Friend will respond to your e-mail.  If you’d prefer a return phone call, please provide your number.

Membership Types
  • Student – $5.00
  • Individual Member – $10.00
  • Family – $15.00
  • Patron – $25.00