Roberta Balfus Book Store

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? bookstore

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.