Our Friends group uses Better World Books. They mail BWB the books they can't sell. I don't know how much money they make from it or the guidelines on what's accepted, but it helps clear out the storage area.
Wells Public Library
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Often, Salvation Army (call to see if they serve your area) will pick
up books, or you can bring them to goodwill (call first because they
are short staffed). I'm not sure if you have Bullmoose Music near
you, but they buy books (some). We sometimes sell some older books on
Amazon, but it's very time consuming.
Good question, I have a building full of books that I need to find a home for.
On Wed, Jul 6, 2022 at 11:24 AM Friend Library <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Good morning, everyone!
> I hope your holiday weekends were restful. I know there were a lot of book
> sales on the 4th, and wanted to know what solutions are out there for
> getting rid of large amounts of books after book sales. I have heard there
> are some services that will come and take them away, but I wanted to ask,
> what do you do when you have too many books in storage? Any suggestions are
> more than welcome, thank you!
> Friend Memorial Public Library
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> 1 Reach Road
> Brooklin, ME 04616
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