Roberta Balfus Book Store

Located on the main floor of the historic Valentine House, facing the Bryant Library on Paper Mill Road in Roslyn. Downsizing? Spring cleaning? Doing some life-changing tidying up? 


We need your books, CDs, and DVDs!**

We welcome your donations any time during store hours, or by special appointment (please call Renee Yarmoff at 917 885-1716; or Vivian Swift at 516 493-8933).

The Roberta Balfus Book Store is staffed by volunteers, so our hours vary. We do our best to open most days:

Tuesday         12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday   12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m.

Thursday       12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m.

Friday           12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m.

Saturday       10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

We are closed on Sunday and Monday.


You'll find new and gently used books, priced to sell for: 


History & Mystery Buffs 

Travelers & Art Lovers 

 Cooks & Gardeners 


Fiction & Biography Readers

All sales benefit the outstanding educational programs and community services of The Friends of Bryant Library.

** Please, no college text books, water-damaged Philip Roth novels, child care / IT support / spinning wheel repair manuals, baby raccoons, left-over lasagna, or out-of-state library books. Everything else between two covers gladly and gratefully accepted.