Book Store Hours
Monday ~ 2:00 to 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday ~ 2:00 to 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday ~ 2:00 to 4:30 p.m.
Thursday ~ 2:00 to 4:30 p.m.
Friday ~ 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(Closed Saturdays July through Labor Day.)
Donating Books to the Friends of the Library
The Friends of the Library Book Store accepts books that are in "like-new" condition. Donated books should be clean, attractive, and free from mold or mildew. The Friends will not accept VHS tapes, encyclopedias or magazines.
You can bring your "like-new" books, DVDs and CDs to the Book Store (located on the lower level of the Library) during open hours, or deposit them in the Friends book donation box located near the staff entrance of the Library.
Please do not drop off books that are in poor condition.
Proceeds from the Friends Book Store are used to support Library programs and services above the Library's operating budget. Thank you for your support!
The Friends of Southington Library Book Store, located on the lower level of the Library, is the place to go when you need to purchase high-quality used books. Books are organized by author and are in excellent condition. Whether you are looking for best-sellers, like-new children’s books or a paperbacks to bring to the beach you will find the perfect book at the Friends Book Store.
The Friends of Southington Library is a non-profit, tax-exempt, organization that operates through a volunteer corps to benefit the Library.
By joining the Friends you will help fund on-going projects including:
~ 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten
~ Southington Reads
~ Online Courses
~ Summer Reading programs
Annual membership dues ~ $5 per year for individuals,
$10 for families
$25 for patrons
And $100 for benefactors
All members receive: A discount card offering 50% off all book purchases on any one visit to the Book Store, and a subscription to the Library’s eBlast announcements of programs and services (when you provide an email address).
Fill out the form below, or stop by the Friends Book Store the next time you come to the Library and join this active volunteer organization!