Browse our selection of over 20,000 high-quality used books, cds, dvds and audiobooks.  We continuously restock the shelves from our large inventory of donated books.  Most books are $2.00 or less!

The Friends’ Book Store is located behind the Boardman Road Branch at 141 Boardman Road in the Town of Poughkeepsie.  Entrance is on the south side of the building – just look for the blue awning.

Cash, Check (with valid ID), Credit Card (MC, Visa, and Discover) accepted.

Store hours: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 10 am to 4 pm.

Telephone: 845-485-3445 x 3423

Email: book_store@poklib.org

Cash, checks (with valid ID) and MasterCard, Visa, and Discover cards are accepted.

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Book and Media Donation Guidelines
We will accept:

• Hardcover and paperback books in good condition.
• CDs, DVDs, LPs, and Audiobooks (on CD) in good condition.
• Special collections (antiquarian, comics, etc…). Please contact us to discuss your collection.

We will not accept:

  • Condensed books (Reader’s Digest, etc…)
  • Encyclopedias
  • Magazines/Journals
  • Cassettes, VHS tapes
  • Books with highlighted or underlined text
  • Outdated Travel Guides, Computer Manuals or Textbooks

Your donations must be in good enough condition for others to want to buy them!

Donation Hours/Locations:

Monday – Friday from 10 AM – 12 PM at the Book Store’s donation door located on the side of the store. Please note that the Book Store follows the Library District’s holiday schedule.

Saturday from 10 AM – 12 PM donations may be brought to the Adriance Memorial Library (93 Market Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601).

How much can I claim as a charitable donation?

Tax law prevents us from determining the value of your donation, but we can provide a receipt.

Questions? (845) 485-3445 x 3423 or e-mail book_store@poklib.org