The historic Yellow Barn will be open for sales of gently used books Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9-2 beginning May 17. The Yellow Barn will also be open on the following Saturdays: June 12, July 17, August 21, September 25 and October 30.

The Friends of the Riverhead Free Library are happy to accept your gently used books for resale.  Proceeds support a number of programs offered by the library.

When you donate books, please put them in the white bins.  They must be kept in quarantine for 24 hours and sorted. 

    Please note:  WE CANNOT ACCEPT OR SELL

  • Old textbooks
  • Dirty, torn or mildewed books
  • Books with racist or problematic content (kids shop here too)

If you would like to share one of your trips with Travel Club members, contact

Anyone interested in sharing a travel experience, please contact Claire Ondrovic at

Three Students
Win Reading Contest

Juniper Mapes-Miller, who will enter kindergarten in the fall of 2021, completed the challenge to read 1000 Books Before Kindergarten.  She was awarded a gift certificate for her achievement by the Friends of the Riverhead Free Library on May 12 at the Annual Meeting.

Christopher Depas, Ayann Geer and Phaedra Milford were recognized in ceremonies as the winners of  new bicycles for having read 1000 books before kindergarten!

Ayann Geer and her proud parents

Christopher Depas in red shirt (who is talking to a reporter) and his family.