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Thank you for your interest in donating books to the New Haven Reads Community Book Bank! We give  away approximately 130,000 books each year to area residents, schools, and organizations, and all of our books are free. If you are interested in supporting us through a book donation or book drive, please keep reading for more information!

Book Donations Guidelines 

We accept donations of gently-used and new books (both children’s and adult books) during our open hours, subject to the following guidelines:

  • Donations that exceed five boxes must be scheduled ahead of time with the Book Bank Director.
  • We do not accept travel guides, encyclopedias, magazines, VHS tapes, cassette tapes, multiple copies of textbooks, or books in poor condition (eg falling apart, moldy, water logged, etc.).
  • We do not accept book donations when we are closed, except by appointment.
  • We ask that, whenever possible, book donations be packed flat.

To schedule a large donation or a drop off when we are closed, please email

Location: 45 Bristol Street, New Haven, CT 06511
Hours: Monday – Wednesday 1:00 – 7:00 PM, Thursday – Friday 1:00 – 6:00 PM, Saturday 10:00 – 2:00 PM

Book Drive Information 

Each year we recruit individuals and organizations to run month long children’s book drives on our behalf. If you are interested in participating in this program, we’d love to chat! Please email for more information.





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Service Times & Directions

Weekend Masses in English

Saturday Morning: 8:00 am

Saturday Vigil: 4:30 pm

Sunday: 7:30 am, 9:00 am, 10:45 am,
12:30 pm, 5:30 pm

Weekend Masses In Español

Saturday Vigil: 6:15pm

Sunday: 9:00am, 7:15pm

Weekday Morning Masses

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 8:30 am

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