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Check out the AfterWords Bookstore's wonderful collection of gently used books of all kinds - children's, teen and adult fiction, nonfiction, plus audiobooks on CD, DVD movies, music CDs, and Great Courses. Books make great gifts!

AfterWords is located in the basement of the library, through the gray door in the Children's Room and down the stairs.

Prices range from $0.50 to $5.00. Kindly pay for your books upstairs at the Circulation Desk. Funds raised by the bookstore provide additional support for library services and programs.

  • Hardcovers                $2.00
  • Paperbacks                $1.00
  • Children's Books         $0.50
  • DVDs                        $1.00
  • Music CDs                 $0.50 each or 5/$1.00
  • Audio Books on CD     $2.00
  • Great Courses            $5.00

AfterWords accepts donations in excellent condition: recent fiction/nonfiction, children’s books, like-new paperbacks, and audiobooks. Please leave donations in the bins located at the bottom of the basement stairs, through the gray door in the Children's Room. Please do not leave donations outside in the elements.

AfterWords DOES NOT accept: DVDs, CDs, magazines, encyclopedias, textbooks, test prep books, computer books, books printed before 2004, paperbacks with creased spines, books with yellowed pages, books with spots along the paper edges, books that have torn pages or pages with stains, books that smell musty, books that have been written in or highlighted, discarded library books. Unfortunately, these items do not sell well and space in the bookstore is limited. 

* Tips and options for donating books.

AfterWords Bookstore Hours:

  • Mon/Tues/Thurs    10am - 8pm
  • Wed/Fri/Sat          10am - 4pm
  • Sun                       1pm - 4pm

*The Library reserves the right to turn away any donations that are not appropriate for our purposes.


Come inside and connect!

Welcome to your NEW New Providence Memorial Library!

If you haven't visited us lately, be sure to come in and experience all that has changed. Our new layout has something for everyone. Browse our new displays, choose your favorite spot to cozy up and read, or sit down to work. Explore our expanded catalog now that we're part of the MAIN Library Alliance. You can request materials in our online catalog from any member library to be delivered here for you to pickup, if we don't have what you need in house. 

We are thrilled to be FINE FREE in an effort to encourage you to come back and keep borrowing. Your library card is your key to all free subscriptions, online resources, and digital materials, too. So get your library card and make a note of your barcode number!

Come discover, collaborate and connect with Your Library this winter and all year long. Visit our Calendar for our program schedule. Join us!

We look forward to seeing you here,

~ Stacey Maisch, Library Director