Northborough Library Annual Children's
Book & Media Sale

Fall into the Friends of the Northborough Library Annual Children’s Book & Media Sale. It’s a great way to get started on your holiday shopping! The sale will begin  Wednesday, November 2nd and run until  Sat, November 5th. Book Sale hours are Wednesday  3:00PM-8:00PM, Thursday and Friday 9:30AM-5:00PM, and Saturday (Bargain Day)  9:30AM-3:00PM (the Bag sale starts at  2:00PM). The sale is located in the Children's Craft Room at the Northborough Library, 34 Main Street.

We will have a wide range of children’s books available. Picture books, board books, first reader and intermediate reader books will be available. We will also have children's audiobooks and DVDs. It's a great resource for teachers, daycares, and parents. We hope you will stop by!

Donations of books and media are greatly appreciated. Please drop off inside the library in the front conference room.

Volunteers are needed to help set up, clean up and take shifts during the sales. Any amount of time is greatly appreciated. Please contact Lisa Hodge at if you are available to help out.  

We also have an online schedule where you can sign up for shifts.

Antiques Appraisal Day –  October 15  (10 AM – 3 PM)
The Friends of the Northborough Library is holding an Antiques Appraisal community fundraiser on  Saturday, October 15 from  10 AM – 3 PM.
The appraisal fee will be: $15/item, $30/2 items, $40/3 items.

We expect four appraisers, including two from Skinner Auctioneers and Appraisers, and two volunteer appraisers at the event. We expect several hundred people to come through this 5 hour event, either seeking an appraisal or just coming to enjoy the show. Reserve your appraisal library postcard appointment on our Registration page  (scroll down to October 15th) or walk-in with your item.  All are welcome to this event! Entrance to the event is free. Only those seeking verbal appraisals of their item(s) will be charged a fee.  The Library will be open for regular business during the event. You can come in and check out a book, DVD, CD, audiobook, pick up a museum pass or browse our collections for children, teens and adults! We look forward to seeing you there! 
Appraisal Items – Acceptable (Maximum of 3 items per person)
-Furniture,  fine art, books & paper (documents, posters and ephemera)
-Ceramics, glassware, china or silver (Note: one example of each piece in a set accompanied by a list of the total number of pieces will serve to represent the entire set)
-Toys, dolls & collectibles 
-General antiques 
Note: For large items of furniture, a good quality photo or photos of the item and other documentation about the item’s provenance is acceptable 

Appraisal Items – Not Acceptable 
-No weapons (guns, swords or other military weapons) or ammunition
-No coins or stamps 
-No jewelry (real or costume jewelry) or watches 
-No musical instruments 
-No vintage clothing or textiles