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Our Henrietta Public Library Friends and Foundation group accepts donations of these items in good condition:

  • Books (hardcover or paperback)

  • DVDs

  • Games (board or card games)

  • Magazines (of popular interest)

  • Puzzles

  • Textbooks

You can drop materials off at the circulation desk any time the library is open. Please limit your donations to one box or two bags.


If items are in good condition, the Friends will sell them in the Book Shoppe. The Friends use their earnings from the Book Shoppe to support library programs and projects, including all our summer programs.

Gifts and Memorial Donations

Gifts to the library and memorial donations can be made by writing a check to "Henrietta Public Library Friends and Foundation." You can drop your gift off at the library or mail it to:  

Henrietta Public Library Friends and Foundation
625 Calkins Road
Rochester, NY 14623

For memorial donations, please include a note about who the gift is in memory of and who you'd like us to notify about your gift. Gifts are used to support library programming and special projects. 

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Volunteering with the Friends and Foundation

The Henrietta Public Library Friends and Foundation Book Shoppe Team is accepting applications for adult volunteers to work in the Shoppe. Shoppe Team members take in book donations, sort them, and sell them. Sales support library programs and initiatives. If you’re interested in volunteering, stop by the Book Shoppe to pick up an application, or print out the application here and bring it to the Book Shoppe.

Volunteering in the Library

Volunteers at the Library do a variety of tasks, from shelving books and other materials to getting our materials ready to go on the shelves.

If you are a teen (age 12-17) who is interesting in becoming a volunteer at the library, please fill out an application here. We also have a monthly "teen volunteer" program. Check our events calendar here to see when the next one will be held.

We are currently not accepting any adult volunteers for the library.

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