Visit us at 300 Tarrytown Road, Elmsford, NY 10953 or call us at 914-721-8200

Donating Books

Book donation carts are located just inside the lobby area of the library.

The Friends Gladly Accept Your Donation of Gently Used Books, CD’s and DVD’s

All non-fiction

All hardcover fiction and non-fiction

All paperbacks

Graphic novels


Children’s books


The Friends Unfortunately DO NOT accept at this time:

Reader’s Digest condensed books

Magazines, like American Heritage or National Geographic

No Medical Books over 5 years old

Water or mildew damaged

Promotional Items

Text Books before 2010

Computer books before 2010

Medical books over 10 years old

Personal Finance Books before 2010

Travel books before 2010

VHS or Audio Cassette Tapes

Encyclopedias – Unless before 1920

Phone Books (yellow pages, white pages, etc.)


Donate money, time and/or books…


Friends of the Greenburgh Library is a 501(c)3 Not-for-Profit Organization.  Your donation is tax deductible.

Donations to the Friends support a wide variety of programs and services that are either run by or financially supported by the Board of the Friends of the Greenburgh Library and that are available to the community at no charge.

Your financial support provides valuable resources for our library.  In 2014 Friends of GPL was able to contribute $25,000 to the programs and activities of the Library with more anticipated. These funds are used for the ‘extras’ like staffing for Musical Munchkins, pizza for the teens and a computer for Seniors to develop and/or strengthen computer skills and to learn about their Medicare benefits. Additionally, the Friends (You) sponsor a variety of music, concerts and art showings in the large multi-purpose room.

Donations should be made payable to Friends of the Greenburgh Library and mailed to Friends of the Greenburgh Library, 300 Tarrytown Road, Elmsford, NY  10523.