Tip of the Week: Keep Books Out of the Waste Stream!

Drop off clean, gently used books at the Newton Resource Recovery Center (115 Rumford Ave., Auburndale) for reuse, or come take books at no cost.  Open to Newton residents & city employees only. Winter 2018 Hours: Mon: 12:00pm-2:00pm Tu & Th: 11:00am-2:00pm Wed: 9:00am-11:00pm Fri & Sat: 9:00am-2:00pm.


The Newton Book Shed relies on volunteer staff. Email [email protected] to find out how you can get involved.

Other book donation options:

    • More Than Words will pick up books for their not-for-profit work with homeless, foster care or court-involved youth.  They also accept textbooks. Contact 781-788-0035 or mtwyouth.org for more information. maintains a collection box at Trader Joe’s on Washington Street in W. Newton.
    • Auburndale Community Library (375 Auburn St., Auburndale) is generally open:
      • Tuesdays 10am – 3pm
      • Thursdays 3pm – 8pm
      • Saturdays 10am – 3pm