A Second Look Bookstore
93 West Campbell Rd, Rotterdam, NY 12306


Barnes and Noble
Colonie Center, 131 Colonie Center Suite 355, Albany, NY 12205
Saratoga Springs Location: 3029 NY-50, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866


Lyrical Ballad Bookstore
7 Phila St, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866


Market Block Books
290 River Street, Troy, NY 12180


Northshire Bookstore
424 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866


Open Door Bookstore
128 Jay St, Schenectady, NY 12305


The Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza
1475 Western Ave #62, Albany, NY 12203

Upper Hudson Library System

“The Upper Hudson Library System (UHLS) is a cooperative association of twenty-nine autonomous public libraries working together to improve library service for the 446,626 residents of Albany and Rensselaer Counties.”



The Southern Adirondack Library System is made up of 34 public libraries in Hamilton, Saratoga, Warren and Washington Counties.


Here is a list of libraries in Saratoga County:

The RED Bookshelf
“The RED Bookshelf is a non-profit community literacy program. Working with community partners, it provides free children’s books on bright red bookshelves throughout Albany to ensure that all children have access to the benefits of book ownership, regardless of income level.”


Grassroot Givers
“Grassroot Givers aims to spark a love for books in children and adults across the Capital Region. We accept donations of beautiful, like-new books and puts them back into the community through its various programs, such as Albany Feed-and-Read and Little Free Library. Since our inception in 2011, we have given out over 250,000 books to Albany Public Schools, Books for Troops, Albany County Headstart and countless other organizations.”




Many libraries in the Capital District accept book donations. Check with your local library for their guidelines.
Here is some information about book donations/book sales at some of the libraries in the Capital District:



  • The Whitney Book Corner is located at 600 Union Street in Schenectady, NY and is operated by Friends of the Schenectady Library. All proceeds benefit the library system and the store is run by volunteers. Click here to learn how to donate.


Aquilonia Comics and Cards
412 Fulton St, Troy, NY 12180


Earthworld Comics
537 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12206


Electric City Comics & Magazines
1704 Van Vranken Ave, Schenectady, NY 12308


Excellent Adventures Comics
100 Milton Ave, Ballston Spa, NY 12020


Flights of Fantasy Books and Games
381 Sand Creek Rd, Albany, NY 12205


22 Clifton Country Rd Unit 16, Clifton Park, NY 12065


The Comic Depot
514 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866


Zombie Planet
1238 Central Avenue, Albany, NY 12205

Barefoot Books
Home Office: 2067 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02140


Usborne Books and More
Home Office: 5402 S. 122nd East Ave, Tulsa, OK 74146

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