The Sherman Library is accepting donations of antiques, furniture, collectibles, tools, garden items, toys, housewares and books in good condition through Aug. 13 for its Aug. 15-16 Barn Sale.

Mattresses, TVs, computers, VCRs, exercise equipment, lawn mowers, clothing, textbooks, manuals, encyclopedias, VHS tapes and hazardous materials will be accepted.

Donations may be brought to the library Tuesdays through Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Large donations should be dropped of July 18 or 25, or Aug. 1 or 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The sale will be preceded by a barbecue and best-of-the-barn auction Aug. 14 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Last bids for the auction will be at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $25 for non-members, $20 for members, $10 for kids 5-12 and free for kids under 5, and may be purchased at the library by calling (860) 354-2455 or contacting Joan Laucius at (203) 241-9006 or at joancat3@gmail.com.