Nov 4, 2023 @ 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Friends of the Farm
Building 72
Dominion Arboretum
Friends of the Central Experimental Farm

WHEN: Saturday, November 4, 2023 – from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. THIS EVENT HAS TAKEN PLACE. THANKS TO ALL WHO DONATED USED BOOKS!

WHERE: Building 72 in the Arboretum at the Central Experimental Farm, east of the Prince of Wales roundabout.


  • Clean out your shelves and donate your books for a great cause!
  • FCEF volunteers are ready to unload your boxes and bags of gently used and re-gifted books.
  • Please note: We are not accepting any books prior to November 4. This is in preparation for next year’s Used Book Sale. We thank everyone who generously donated to the June 24th drop-off for the October 2023 sale. Please respect Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada property and do not drop off books except on official drop-off days. Thank you!

We welcome the following types of books:

  • recent best sellers
  • fiction
  • non-fiction
  • children’s / teen
  • classic titles in excellent condition
  • rare / old / vintage books in good condition
  • audio books in original packaging – CD format

We cannot accept:

  • magazines
  • musty, moldy, dirty, damaged books
  • books with missing pages
  • books with underlined / highlighted contents
  • textbooks, encyclopedias
  • dictionaries, reference sets
  • religious texts
  • reader’s digest condensed books
  • dated information – e.g. wellness, medical, guidebooks, travel
  • cassettes, DVDs, Blue-rays

COST: None!

INFO: Email info@friendsofthefarm.ca or call 613-230-3276