Book Sale Room

We love your book donations and put them to good use!  Our used Book Sale Room is 100% run by library volunteers, and all of our proceeds go right back into library programs.  In fiscal year 2019 we raised $26,667 from your donations and sales in the Book Sale Room.  Thank you!

Once we receive donations, our volunteers sort through them to check for condition and desirability.  Please see our list of guidelines below to determine what items we can and cannot accept.  Once sorted, library staff have the option to add items to our library collection.  Any items not added to our collection are then brought into the Book Sale Room to be sold.  If we are unable to add certain items to the collection and they aren’t sold in the Book Sale Room, we send them to a company called Thrift Books where they sell items for us online for a percentage of the profit.

How to donate:

You may bring up to two (2) boxes of books per day into the Book Sale Room during library hours.  We can accept somewhat larger donations by appointment, and will be happy to assist you with unloading heavy boxes of donated books. To schedule a drop-off for a larger donation, please email Community & Media Relations at or call 307.773.7225. Before bringing in your donation, kindly review our list of accepted items below to ensure your donated materials fit LCLS’ criteria.  Thank you for your donation!

Hours of operation:

Monday – Thursday 10:00 am – 8:30 pm
Friday – Saturday 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Sunday 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The BSR Accepts: The BSR Does Not Accept:
• Any gently used (or new) books
• Adult fiction and non-fiction books
• Hardback and paperback books
• Coffee table books
• Cookbooks
• Children’s Books
• DVD/Blue-ray movies or TV series
• Video games
• Magazines, puzzles, etc. are free in the BSR (please do not donate in excess)
• Items that are torn, damaged, worn, dirty or smelly
• Encyclopedias
• Readers Digest condensed books
National Geographic magazine collections
• Textbooks older than 10 Years
• Law and medical books
• Travel and computer books older than 3 years
• VHS tapes, CDs, cassettes, audiobooks, LP albums, religious or self-help DVDs
• Harlequin Romance Novels
• Government publications (war-related, Federal or State Dept. manuals, tax instruction books from previous years, etc.)
• Any items in excess (large volumes of magazines, newspapers, paperbacks, etc.)

Price List:

We have sales in our Book Sale Room throughout the year. Please check our library’s Facebook page for information on any upcoming flash sales!

Want to volunteer in the Book Sale Room? We’d love for you to join us!  Book Sale Room volunteers must be at least 16 years old.  Check out our volunteer page for more information and to fill out a volunteer application.