The book swap shop is located in the middle of Ross-on-Wye, in Cantilupe Road, just a few doors away from the library and has operated since 1996 on an exchange and donation basis.
Books and magazines are displayed; just as they would be in any other bookshop, but people either exchange the books/magazines they select for other books/magazines that they have brought in, make a cash donation to the bookshop, or both.
The books/magazines cover a wide variety of topics and our displays are sorted by type, with a stock rotation policy that ensures regular customers constantly see new titles.
People with learning disabilities help to run the shop, sorting the books/magazines, organising the displays, dealing with the public and processing any money donated.
OPENING TIMES: Daily 10am - 4pm, except Wednesday and Sundays.
You can drop-off any surplus books/magazines at the shop during these hours, or out-of-hours, use either our book bank located outside the shop, or the one at our Bring-Site in Station Approach.
The shop also collects unwanted hand tools on behalf of our Tools for Self Reliance project and mobile phones for recycling.