Book Barn

Operated by the Friends of MPL. Here you’ll find:

  • Classics
  • Novels
  • Biographies
  • History
  • Cooking
  • Home Schooling
  • Picture Books
  • Tween Books AND MORE
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Thousands of gently used books for $1.00 or less!

Book Barn Hours of Operation 

The Book Barn is CLOSED to the public until further notice. Item donations are not being accepted at the time.
Book Barn items are available in the Library lobby and can be purchased during browsing appointments. Email to schedule a browsing appointment.

Book Barn staff is completely volunteer. Operating hours are subject to change. Please call 845-628-2009, x 100 to confirm operating hours. During hours of operation, contact the Book Barn directly at 845-628-2009 x 143.



Skilled volunteers from The Book Barn will sift through these donations – some of the items will be added to the library’s collection and the rest will be sold in The Book Barn. Some items are donated to local charities and hospitals or sent to our troops overseas.

Items Unacceptable for Donation:
  • Items in poor physical condition.  For Example:  broken spine, moldy, water damaged, mildewed, missing or yellowed pages, etc.
  • Encyclopedias and textbooks
  • Magazines (including National Geographic)
  • Unauthorized copies of media
  • VHS cassettes
  • Music cassettes
  • Record albums

All of the money raised in The Book Barn comes back to the Library to help support events, programs and the library’s collection.

Thank you for your support!