Athens Hocking Solid Waste District


Hardcover & paperback books are welcomed at local libraries where they will be used for book sales or free distribution. You may also deposit books throughout your community in “little libraries” where available. These are typically located in public areas such as parks or community squares.


Athens Public Libraries
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Logan-Hocking County District Library
230 East Main Street
Logan, Ohio 43138
(740) 385-2348
M-W: 9am – 7pm
Thu-Sat: 9am – 5pm
Sunday: 1pm – 5pm

Laurelville Branch
16240 Maple Street
Laurelville, OH 43135
(740) 332-4700
M-F: 9am – 5pm
Sunday: 1pm – 5pm

Athens Restore
309 W. Union St.
Athens, OH 45701
M-F: 9am-5pm Sat: 9am-4pm
Call (740) 589-5865 to schedule a free donation pickup.

Lancaster ReStore
707 Slocum Ave.
Lancaster, OH 43130
(740) 654-3434
M-F: 10:00am – 6:00pm
Sat: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Zanesville ReStore
100 Sunrise Center Dr.
Zanesville, OH 43701
(740) 297-4446
T-F: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Sat: 9:00am– 4:00pm

Athens Goodwill
175 Columbus Rd
Athens, OH 45701
M-F: 9am-9pm
Sun: 10am-6pm

Logan Goodwill
Logan Commons Rd|
Logan, OH 43138
(740) 702-4000 ext. 167
M-F: 9am-9pm
Sun: 10am-6pm

Sutton Rd. Recycling Center
33845 Sutton Rd.
Logan, OH 43138
(740) 753-6885

Upcycle Thrift Store
751 West Union Street
Athens, OH 45701
M-Sat: 11am – 8pm Sunday: Closed 
(740) 447-9014


Hardcover and paperback books that are worn to a point beyond a reusable state where they can not be donated may be “disposed of” by recycling by taking the binding off and recycling any paper with mixed recycling. Books can also be taken to the Athens Hocking Recycling Center to be recycled.

Athens Hocking Recycling Center
5991 Industrial Dr.
Athens, OH 45701
(740) 594-5312