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Everything in the Sale is donated. Donations are tax deductible and receipts for them are available at Donation Site when donations are dropped off there. Profits from the Sale go toward scholarships for New Hampshire and Vermont students to the five colleges - Wellesley, Smith, Mt. Holyoke, Vassar and Simmons.

The Donation Site for the 2019 sale will be in the former Sears store, Route 12A in West Lebanon, NH. This is the Kohl's/JC Penny plaza. Click here for directions to the site and a map of the area.

If special circumstances (moving, construction, etc) require that donations be made in advance of the opening of the Donation Site please see the contact information below.

We welcome donations of books, manuscripts, prints, maps, memorabilia, CDs, DVDs, and Audio Books (on CD).

We do NOT accept or sell encyclopedias, Reader's Digest condensed books, ex-library books, books with underlining or highlighting, magazines, VHS tapes, vinyl records or audio cassette tapes. We also can not accept or sell home recordings made on video tape, CD-R, DVD-R or cassette. We also do not accept books that are in poor physical condition (soiled, mildewed, moldy, falling apart).

NOTE: Beginning in 2020 we will NOT accept donations of VHS tapes or Audio Cassettes at all. The COST OF RECYCLING these items is much, much higher than the demand for them!

DONATIONS IN GENERAL: We will accept donations at the sorting site from Tuesday, March 5 until Wednesday April 10. This year, we will be closing the donation period on Wednesday, April 10, ten days prior to the sale, to allow for more time to wrap up pricing.

Donation Site will be open:
From March 6 until April 10
Monday thru Saturday: 9 AM – 4:00 PM

Sunday: Noon - 4:00 PM
Wednesday Evenings: 4:00 PM – 7 PM*
*The Wednesday closing time will be determined according to volunteer participation

SPECIAL NOTE: Please bear in mind that we are not accepting book donations at any satellite sites. We have determined that it’s better to accept donations at the sorting site to simplify our operations.

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For information, please contact:

Priscilla Dube
P.O. Box 955
Henniker, NH 03242


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