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May, 2024
30-6/2Golden, COMega Sale!
?Fort Dodge
31-6/2New Orleans, LAExceptional

June, 2024
1-4Cleveland, OH100,000 Books!
10-12Lancaster, PABig Sale
13-15Naperville, ILBig Sale
15-29Bloomington, MN29th Book'Em Sale!
15Chicago, ILBook Fair
15Iowa City
20-22Glen Ellyn, ILBig Sale
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July, 2024
11-13Le Mars
12-16Newtown, CTHUGE Sale!
12-13St. Paul, MNBooks and Paper
18-20Fort Madison
20-21Mount Prospect, ILBig Sale
21Detroit, MIFestival of Books!

August, 2024
2-4Arlington Heights, ILSummer Book Sale!

September, 2024
?Council Bluffs

October, 2024
19Iowa City
26-30Gainesville, FLBig Sale
?Lexington, KYBig Sale

November, 2024
7-9Fort Madison

December, 2024
7Iowa City

January, 2025
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February, 2025
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Golden, CO

Mega Sale!
Jefferson County Library Foundation
Whale of a Used Book Sale
at Jefferson County Fairgrounds
15200 W. 6th Avenue

May 30 - June 2
  • Friends of the Jefferson County Public Library's Annual Event
  • Approximately 90,000 ITEMS!
    • Hardbounds
    • Paperbacks
    • Children's and Teen Books
    • CDs, DVDs, Records, Tapes
    • Maps
    • Puzzles
    • Audio Books
  • Separated into over 30 nonfiction and fiction categories - sorted for easy shopping!
  • Great Prices generally range from 50 cents to $3
  • Bert's Weathered & Treasured - hundreds of vintage and better books, all individually priced
  • Scanners are welcome!
  • May 30
    • Preview Night
    • 6PM – 8PM
    • Current Friends of JCPL Members Only (No Admission Charge)
  • May 31
    • Early Bird Plus All Day Friday 8AM – 5PM
    • $10 (under 18 years old free) 
    • All Day Ticket 9AM – 5PM
    • $5 (under 18 years old and SNAP recipients free)
  • June 1
    • (1/2 off all items* for Friends of JCPL members, Jeffco Employees and Teachers | ID Required)
    • All Day Ticket 9AM – 5PM $5 (under 18 years old and SNAP recipients free)
  • June 2
    • (Bag Day – a bag of books starting at $10 all day)
    • All Day Ticket 11AM – 3PM
    • $5 (under 18 years old and SNAP recipients free)
  • Snacks, lunches and beverages will be available for purchase
  • SAVE AREA: You can store your books while you are shopping. (Please, no stacking books in the aisles)
  • Proceeds benefit children's and teen literacy programs funded by the Jefferson County Library
  • For decades, the Friends have been advocates, volunteers, and supporters of JCPL. Our members believe that our Library is the heart of our community and that each Friend “multiplies the good” work of the Library. We raise more than $100,000 annually in support of JCPL through our Whale of a Used Book Sales, and Whale’s Tale Books and Gifts bookstores at Colorado Mills Mall and Belmar Shopping Center

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Newtown, CT

HUGE Sale!
Friends of the C.H. Booth Library
at Reed Intermediate School
3 Trades Lane
(Across from Fairfield Hills)
Right off I-84, Exit 11, Routes 25 and 34

July 12 - 16
  • July 12 to July 16 -  48th ANNUAL BOOK SALE
    • Friday, 1 - 5
      • $40 admission - Attendance Limited to 200
      • Ticket sales start Friday at noon
    • Saturday, 10 - 5
      • $5 admission – Ages 18 and under FREE
      • Ticket sales start Saturday at 9:00 a.m.
    • Sunday, 10 - 5: 25% off day
    • Monday, 10 - 7: half price day
    • Tuesday, 10 - 1: all items FREE
  • Best organized sale anywhere
    • Rare, collectible and noteworthy signed books and media all in one room
    • All adult fiction, CDs, DVDs, LPs organized by genre
    • Children’s books organized by reading level, series and interests
  • Over 90 categories, including your favorites:
    • Adult Fiction: classics to recent bestsellers, mystery and thriller, science fiction and fantasy, comic books, graphic novels and manga plus much more!
    • Adult non-fiction: art, cinema/media and photography, computer software (including games), crafts, gardening, history (American and world), home improvement and many other areas!
    • Children's books: the biggest section anywhere!
    • Jigsaw puzzles and games
    • Media: audiobooks, CDs, DVDs and LP records (33s, 45s, 78s)
    • Young Adult: all the favorite authors and series
  • Pay by cash, check or credit/debit card;  Discover, Visa & MasterCard Accepted
  • Unbeatable Amenities
    • Contactless payment available using Square and PayPal
    • Air-conditioning and plenty of on-site parking
    • Secure holding areas for intended purchases available on Friday and Saturday
    • Scanners and personal electronic devices welcome in sales areas
    • Stockpiling and “clearing” not permitted

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Gainesville, FL

Friends of the Library - Alachua County Library District
Book House
430 North Main St.

(Across from Truist Bank)

Oct 26 - 30

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Adel, IA

Adel Public Library
303 S 10th St

Aug 8 - 15
  • Fri 10-7, Sat 9-3, Mon 10-5, Tue-Fri 10-7 (closed Sun)
  • Preview: Thu 9am-7pm, $5 fee
  • 5,600 books; 75% donated; 75% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .50-$5
Ames, IA

Ames Public Library
515 Douglas Ave

  • Mon-Thu 9-9, Fri, Sat 9-6, Sun 1-5
Bettendorf, IA

Bettendorf Public Library
2950 Learning Campus Dr.

  • Sat 9-5, Sun noon-3
  • Preview: Fri 5-7:30 pm, Friends; join at door. $20 fee for scanning
  • Thousands of books; 100% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; $1 (no books from bookstore)
  • $20 Scanner fee at Preview only

  • Mon-Thu 10-4, Sat 11-3
  • 4,000 books; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; children's .25-.50; Trade PB $1
  • No books are held in the shop for more than two months.
Burlington, IA

Burlington Public Library
210 Court St

  • Sat 9-5, Mon 9-2
  • Preview: Fri 9-5, Friends; join at door
  • 9,000+ books; 40% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-$1; Mon $1/bag provided

  • Mon-Sat 10-4
  • Paperbacks $1; hardcovers $3
Cedar Falls, IA

Book Nook
Cedar Falls Public Library
524 Main St.

  • Monday 10-7, Wednesday 10-4, Saturday 10-4
Clinton, IA

Clinton Public Library
Underground Book Store
306 8th Avenue S

  • Mon, Sat 10-2, Wed 2-6
Coralville, IA

Friends of Coralville Public Library
1401 5th Street

Aug 2 - 3; Nov 1 - 2
  • Fri 10-5:30, Sat 10-3
  • Preview: Fri 9-10, Friends only
  • 7,000 books; Donation
  • No scanners

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Council Bluffs, IA

Council Bluffs Public Library
400 Willow Ave

  • Fri, Sat 9:30-3
  • Preview: Thu 5-8, Friends; join at door
  • "Thousands" of books; 90% donated; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .50-$2; Sat 1-3 and Sun $10/bag

  • During library hours
Des Moines, IA

Des Moines Central Library
1000 Grand Ave

  • Mon-Wed 9-7:30, Thu, Fri 9-5:30, Sun (Sept-May) 1-4:30
  • not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions
Dubuque, IA

Carnegie-Stout Public Library
360 W 11th St

May 23 - 24
  • Thu noon-6:30, Fri 10-4:30
  • Preview: Wed 2-6:30pm, Friends; join at door $5 and up
Evansdale, IA

Evansdale Public Library
123 N Evans Rd

  • Mon, Thu 11-7, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat 11-5
  • 90% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; books, mags .25; VHS, DVD .50
Fort Dodge, IA

Fort Dodge Public Library
424 Central Ave

  • Tue 9-7, Wed-Fri 9-5, Sat 9-noon
  • 5,000 books; 50% donated; 80% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; plus DVDs, puzzles, mags, music CDs; .25-$2.50

  • Mon 1-7, Tue-Fri 11-4; closed Sat, Sun
  • Friends Book Shop on the Square
Fort Madison, IA

Fort Madison Public Library
1920 Avenue E

July 18 - 20; Nov 7 - 9
  • Thu 10-5, Fri 10-4, Sat 9:30-12:30
  • 3,000 books; 65% donated; 65% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .10-$1
Garden Grove, IA

Garden Grove Public Library
103 W. Main St.

  • Mon, Wed, Fri 2-4:30
  • Call 641-443-2445 anytime to look at books
Grinnell, IA

Drake Community Library
930 Park St

  • Sat 8-2
  • 2,000 books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1
  • Prime items that are currently in the bookstore at time of Annual Sale are included in this Annual Sale.

  • Library hours
  • Paperbacks $1; hardcovers $2
Hiawatha, IA

Hiawatha Public Library
150 W Willman St.

Iowa City, IA

Iowa City Public Library
123 S Linn St

June 15; Oct 19; Dec 7
  • Sat 10:30-3
  • 2,000+ books; 75% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; Donation
  • Donated books are offered in our used book store prior to the sale. Unsold books, along with many other donated or library discard books, are offered for sale at the book sale
  • Credit cards accepted

  • Sun 12:30-4:30, Mon, Wed 10:30-7; Tue, Thu, Fri 10:30-4:30, Sat 11-3:30

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Jefferson, IA

Jefferson Public Library
200 West Lincolnway St

Sept 1 - 7
  • Sat 9-1, Mon, Wed, Fri 1-5, Thu, Thu 9-6
  • Preview: Friday prior, 1-5pm, Friends; join at door $5-$10
  • 4,000+ books; 80% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .50-$1; Last day of sale $5/bag provided
Knoxville, IA

Knoxville Public Library
213 E Montgomery

  • Thu 2-8, Fri 10-5, Sat 10-2
  • Sat discounted prices
Le Mars, IA

Friends of the Le Mars Public Library
held at:
520 4th St SW, Suite E

July 11 - 13
  • Thu 3-7, Fri 10-4, Sat 9-noon
  • 6,000 books; 60% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $1-$2
  • Credit cards accepted
LeClaire, IA

LeClaire Community Library
323 Wisconsin St
563-289-4242 x 4

  • Library hours
Madrid, IA

Madrid Public Library
100 W. 3rd. St

Aug 24 - 25
  • Sat 9-2, Sun noon-2
  • Preview: Sat 8-9 $1 fee
  • 3,000 books; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; plus CDs, DVDs, puzzle, mags; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; Sun $5/box
Malvern, IA

Malvern Public Library
502 Main St.

Marion, IA

Marion Public Library
1095 6th Ave

May; Oct
  • Sat 10-4, Sun 2-4
  • Preview: Fri 4-6pm, Friends; join at door $10
  • 2,200 books; 80% donated; 70% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks $1; hardcovers $2; children's .50; Sun $3/bag
  • Newest books are sold in our Bookstore
  • Sat: Marion Art Fest in adjacent park
Marshalltown, IA

Marshalltown Public Library
105 W. Boone St

  • Sat 9-3, Sun 1-5, Mon 9-2 (Mon $1 admission)
  • Preview: Fri 5-7:30pm, Friends; join at door $10
  • 15,000 books; 80% donated; 65% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-$1; Sun $1/bag; Mon $1 admission, all books free
  • Credit cards accepted

  • Library hours
  • .50-$5
Milford, IA

Milford Memorial Library
1009 9th St.

July 19 - 21
  • Thu 2-5, Fri 9-4, Sat 9-1
  • Paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; children's .50; Sat: $1/bag
Nevada, IA

Nevada Public Library
631 K Ave

June 7 - 8; July 5 - 6; Aug 2 - 3; Sept 6 - 7; Oct 4 - 5; Nov 1 - 2; Dec 6 - 7
  • Fri, Sat 10-1

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Oskaloosa, IA

AAUW, Oskaloosa
at Penn Central Mall
200 High Ave. W

  • Thu, Fri 10-8, Sat 10-4
  • 5,000 books; 80% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $1 per item, 6 for $5; .50 after 30; children's .50; Sat $5/bag
  • This is a smaller sale than usual, and will be our last sale, because we no longer have a place for book drop-off and sorting.
Perry, IA

Perry Public Library
1101 Willis Ave

  • Fri 10-4, Sat 10-2
  • 5,000 books; 50% donated; 35% hardcover; sorted
Red Oak, IA

Red Oak Public Library
400 North 2nd St.

Solon, IA

Solon Public Library
320 W. Main St.

  • Library hours
  • Paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; children's .50
Spencer, IA

Spencer Rotary Club
at Clay County Regional Events Center
800 W 18th St

  • Sat 10-5 Sun noon-4 (free admission Sat & Sun)
  • Preview: Thu 5:30-7:30pm, $5 fee; Fri 10-7, $1 fee; $3 hc, $1 pb
  • 30,000 books; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1.50; children's free; Sun $5/bag, $25 grocery cart
Tipton, IA

Tipton Public Library
206 Cedar St.

Waterloo, IA

Waterloo Public Library
415 Commercial St

June 1; Sept
  • Sat 9-2
  • Preview: Thu prior 5-7pm, Friends; join at door
  • 10,000 books; 100% donated; 85% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; $5/bag (bags supplied)
  • Some books are removed

  • Mon-Thu 9-8; Fri, Sat 9-5; Sun noon-5
  • Paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1 (unless otherwise marked
Waukee, IA

Waukee Public Library
950 Warrior Lane

  • Mon-Thu 9:30-8:30, Fri, Sat 9:30-3, Sun 1-4 (Sept-May)
West Des Moines, IA

West Des Moines Public Library
4000 Mills Civic Parkway

  • Library hours
  • 200-300 books
Winterset, IA

Winterset Public Library
at American Legion bldg
223 N 1st Ave

Sept 6 - 7
  • Fri 10-7, Sat 10-3
  • Preview: Thu 4-7pm, Friends; join at door $5. No vendors, no scanners. $10/plastic grocery sack (provided); limit 5 bags
  • 10,000 books; 90% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; donation
  • Legion will sell snacks

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Arlington Heights, IL

Summer Book Sale!
Friends of Arlington Heights Memorial Library
500 N. Dunton Ave

Aug 2 - 4

Friends of the Library Summer Sale August 3-4, 2024

No scanning is permitted

Friday August 2: 6 pm - 8 pm Members’ Night  (Membership required)
Saturday August 3: 9 am – 4 pm Adults’ and Children’s Sales  
Sunday August 4: Noon - 3 pm Children’s $8 Bag Sale
  Noon - 4 pm Adult Sale (no discounts)

The Adult sale is held in the Hendrickson Room, on the 2nd floor, and the Children’s sale is held in the Cardinal Room on the 1st floor near the Dunton Avenue entrance.  The Adult sale will feature non-fiction books, sorted by category; fiction; vintage books; books in foreign languages; DVDs; Blu-Rays; music CDs; vinyl records; and audiobooks. The Children’s sale features board and picture books; easy readers; novels and non-fiction, toys and games, DVDs and CDs. 

Auction and Buy It Now items will be for sale on the 2nd floor.  Auction bidding begins Friday at 6 pm and ends Saturday August 3 at 2 pm.  Buy It Now features unique books and items; BIN sales continue through Sunday August 4 at 2 pm 

Friday Members’ Night (Numbers Available for Members’ Night August 2 starting at 9 am):  

  • A person must be a member to enter Members’ Night.  Memberships may be purchased that night at the sale or in advance online at  ($5 individual, $10 family).
  • To get a place in line early, members may pick up a number at the 2nd floor reception desk beginning Friday August 2 at 9 am.
  • Friday Members’ Night Line-Up:  Shoppers should arrive 15 minutes before the sale begins to line up in numerical order for entry

Sale Requirements & Information:  

  • Scanning is not allowed at FOL sales on any device.  Please call or text outside the salerooms.
  • Children’s Sale Only:  25% Teacher discount with valid ID.  Not valid at bag sale on Sunday.
  • Everyone’s patience and courtesy to others is appreciated.

The Arlington Heights Memorial Library is located at 500 N Dunton Avenue.  
The Friends accept cash, checks, credit cards and PayPal for payment.  

Questions?  Contact the Friends at or call 847-506-2663

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Chicago, IL

Chicago Book and Paper Fair
Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association (MWABA)
Local 130 Plumbers Union Hall
1340 West Washington Boulevard

Easy Access via CTA and Free Parking

June 15
  • Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association (MWABA) Announce
    • 61st Annual  Chicago Book & Paper Fair 
  • Saturday, June 15
    • 10 am to 5 pm
  • Admission $6.00. Students and seniors $4.00
  • Booksellers from across the Midwest and the USA offer fine antiquarian, rare, collectible, first edition and other books in many fields.
    • Also maps and ephemera! 
  • Indoors where it's AIR CONDITIONED and DRY!
  • Questions - or 708-442-0667
  • Sponsored by the Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association

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Glen Ellyn, IL

AAUW Wheaton-Glen Ellyn Branch Used Book Sale
at Westfield Elementary School
2S125 Mayfield Lane

June 20 - 22
  • AAUW Wheaton-Glen Ellyn Branch Used Book Sale!
  • Over 10,000 books
    • Fiction including mysteries, sci-fi, romance, fantasy, literature, suspense, classics, young adult, children's
    • Nonfiction including biographies, memoirs, history, architecture, politics, and current events, cookbooks
  • All items are locally donated with no pre-sales
  • Great Prices
    • Most books from $1 to $3
    • Better Books are priced individually
  • No admission fees
  • Thursday, June 20 from 8 AM to 8 PM
  • Friday, June 21 from 9 AM to 5 PM
  • Saturday, June 22 - BAG DAY -  9 AM to 2 PM
    • Grocery bag of books for $10
  • Check or Cash only
  • For more information go to or on Facebook - Wheaton-Glen Ellyn AAUW Used Book Sale
  • All proceeds support local scholarships and programs for women and girls and National AAUW initiatives

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Mount Prospect, IL

Friends of Mount Prospect Public Library
10 S Emerson St

July 20 - 21

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Naperville, IL

AAUW - Naperville Area
at Washington Jr. High School
201 N. Washington Street
Naperville, IL 60540

June 13 - 15
  • AAUW Naperville Area Used Book and Media Sale
  • Books - We have it all! Hardcover and softcover, over 30,000 books!
  • Media - CDs, DVDs, vinyl records, and video games
  • All items are locally donated and priced $1-$2, excluding Treasure Chest Items
  • Treasure Chest items individually priced $5 and up
  • Thursday, June 13
    • 9am - noon: Exclusive FIRST LOOK Shopping!
      • Doors open to an exclusive group of shoppers with advance tickets purchased online
      • Tickets go on sale Wednesday 5/1, at 10 am and end Wednesday, 6/12 at 10 am
      • First Look ticket sales:
      • Your ticket number determines your order of admission. All shoppers admitted in ticket number order - no need to come early to line up.
      • No children under 12
    • Noon - 8pm Free admission - open to all!
  • Friday, June 14
    • 9am - 8pm: Free admission
    • 4pm - 8pm: Educator's Night! All educators with appropriate ID will receive a 50% discount on all items
  • Saturday, June 15
    • 9am - 12:30pm: Free admission
    • BAG DAY! All items $10 per bag or half-price
  • For more information see or email to:
  • All sales support scholarships and programs for women and girls

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Lexington, KY

Lexington Central Library
140 East Main Street
Lexington, KY 40507

(Conference Room A)


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New Orleans, LA

Symphony Book Fair
University of New Orleans Lakefront Arena
6801 Franklin Avenue

Enter the sale under Ramp 1 (which faces Franklin Ave)

May 31 - June 2
  •  71st Annual Symphony Book Fair!
  • Presenting 30,000 Books!
    • 100% donated. No restrictions. Nothing picked over.
  • Friday, May 31 through Sunday June 2, 2024
  • Preview Sale:
    • Friday 9am-3pm. Admission fee $20 for best selection!
  • Free Admission
    • Friday 3 pm-8 pm
    • Saturday 9 am-6 pm
    • Sunday 9 am-4 pm
  • All items budget priced. Many categories of books, including children’s and young adult.  Even rare items are priced at “wholesale” level prices.
    • Books – Fiction & Nonfiction in 50 categories
    • Music – Sheet music and recordings (LPs, CDs)
    • DVD’s and Audio Books
    • Art – both posters and original works of art (see below for more details)
    • A special children’s sale will be on Sunday from 11 to 2 when a child, accompanied by an adult, can decorate a white bag and fill it with children’s books for $5!
  • Special items on the “Fabulous Finds” table
  • An Abundance of Artwork – Paintings, Prints, Posters and Fabulous Frames!
  • Many Artists Represented
  • No buyer restrictions. Nothing picked over. 100% donated.
  • Great prices start at $1. Credit cards accepted for purchases as well as cash.
  • Come for great bargains and help support the wonderful Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra!
  • University of New Orleans Lakefront Arena (same location as last time)
  • Plenty of Free parking – enter from Franklin Avenue

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Detroit, MI

Festival of Books!
Detroit Festival of Books!
Eastern Market
Shed 5
2934 Russell Street

Detroit Book Festival

July 21
  • 7th Detroit Festival of Books! (aka: Detroit Bookfest)
  • Sunday, July 21, 2024
    • 10am - 4pm
  • FREE entry!
  • Festival takes place at Eastern Market Shed 5
    • (Shed 5 is wheelchair-accessible)
  • Featuring more than 100 vendors from all over the USA & Canada, selling BOOKS:
    • Used
    • Rare
    • Antiquarian
    • Unusual
    • Ephemera
    • Authors - and more
  • ALSO Tons of
    • Vinyl records
    • Comic books
    • Creative arts
    • Vintage board games -  and more!
  • Enjoy FOOD, BEER,  and DJ Seven Whales bringing the FUNK MUSIC!
  • KID-FRIENDLY EVENT! Children in attendance may construct their very own book with the assistance of volunteers from "Arts & Scraps", a Detroit-based nonprofit that helps children repurpose discarded materials into educational and creative projects.
  • We are pleased to announce the participation of Birdie’s Bookmobile at at this year’s festival. Birdie’s Bookmobile is dedicated to eliminating book deserts and making books more accessible to children in Detroit. Birdie’s Bookmobile helps families build print-rich home environments, improve literacy outcomes, and grow lifelong readers. In addition to accepting donations of children’s and young-adult books, the bookmobile will be offering several fun activities for children attending this year’s Bookfest, including:
    • Create Your Own Comic Strip
    • Have Fun with Mad Libs
    • “Once Upon a Time”children take turns adding one sentence to a story. The story will be available to read on the Bookmobile website after Bookfest.
  • There is no admission fee at Bookfest, nor is there any charge for children to participate in any activities.
    • Book donations help build home libraries, promote shared reading experiences, and impact generations. Every book counts! Book needs for children from birth to age 18 include:
      • board books • picture books • early readers
      • chapter books • graphic novels
      • middle-grade books
      • young-adult books
  • Questions?
  • Bookfest Home Page
  • Facebook Event Page
  • CLICK HERE for all the event details!
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  • Come enjoy this glorious day of BOOKS, vinyl records, comics, creative arts, food, beer, funk music and more! What's not to love?!
  • Check the Bookfest photos from last year!

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Bloomington, MN

29th Book'Em Sale!
Bloomington Crime Prevention Association
held at 7839 Southtown Center

June 15 - 29
  • Bloomington Crime Prevention Association Presents
  • 29th Book'Em Used Book Sale!
  • Presenting MORE THAN 150,000 BOOKS!
  • Volunteers SORT and ORGANIZE all of our BOOKS
  • Something for everyone!
    • Books
    • DVDs, CDs, Records
    • Games and Puzzles
  • 16 Days to Shop!
  • Preview: June 15
    • Friday, 4pm to 8pm
    • $10.00/person over 12 (Free with BCPA member card)
    • Entrance numbers given out at 2pm on June 14
  • General Sale: June 16 to 29 - Free Admission
    • Monday to Friday 1pm to 7pm
    • Saturdays, Sundays 11am to 5pm
  • Regular prices are only $1 and $2!
  • Cash or Check only: We do not accept credit/debit card or digital app payments
  • Books have not been picked over. No buyer restrictions.
  • New items added continuously
  • Just like going to a bookstore - except for the prices!!
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  • WANTED: Gently Used Books, Games & Puzzles, DVDs, Blu-Ray CDs, Records, Video Games
    • 10779 Hampshire Ave S, east side of bldg. Tues, Thur noon-5, Saturday 9-1 Items accepted until June 13, 2024 
    • Also accepting daily during sale hours!
  • All proceeds fund crime prevention in Bloomington.

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St. Paul, MN

The Minnesota Antiquarian Book Fair
774 Snelling Avenue North

July 12 - 13
  •  The Minnesota Antiquarian Book Fair 
  • July 12 and 13, 2024
    • Friday, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. 
      • $7 admission (Covers both days if you desire to return Saturday — remember to bring your ticket back with you!)
    • Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
      • $5 admission (kids under 12 free)*
  • Would you like to buy tickets in advance? CLICK HERE Otherwise, you can buy tickets on the day of the event.
    • Cash or credit card accepted for in-person ticket sales
  • More than 40 dealers present a wide assortment of rare and collectible items:
    • Literature
    • Americana
    • Science fiction and fantasy
    • History
    • Travel and exploration
    • Children's literature
    • And more!
  • About our booksellers
  • *Saturday admission free with a valid student ID. CABS 2024 Seminarians and Fellows get in for free both days. 
  • Held in the Anderson Center on Hamline University's campus, WITH FREE PARKING!
  • Book Fair Web Site
  • Campus Map

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Cleveland, OH

100,000 Books!
CWRU - ACE Book Sale!
CWRU South Campus, Adelbert Gymnasium
2128 Adelbert Road

June 1 - 4
  •  CWRU - ACE Book Sale - 2024! 
  • Join us June 1 - 4 for the 2024 book sale benefitting the Association for Continued Education at Case Western Reserve University
  • Featuring 100,000 Books!!!
  • Marvelous year of donations. One of the best groups of books ever!!
  • Books from every Genre and Department! Some examples:
    • Fiction, Literature, the Performing Arts
    • Rare and Antiquarian Books
    • Large psychology collection
    • Books written in many foreign languages
    • Religion, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology
    • Fine Arts: all periods of art, catalogs, photography
    • Cookbooks, Craft and Needlework, Sports, Interior Decorating, Gardening
    • Textbooks on all topics
    • Science: anthropology, archaeology, medical, natural and physical sciences
    • Technology: computers and engineering
    • Business: law, investing, economics
    • History and Politics
    • Travel
    • Children’s books
  • And the sale also includes:
    • Ephemera
    • Multi-media including CD’s, DVD’s, and vinyl records
  • Preview Sale
    • Saturday June 1
      • 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon,  ($20 preview fee)
  • General Sale, Free Admission
    • Saturday June 1
      • 12 noon to 5:00 PM
    • Sunday June 2
      • Noon to 5:00 PM
      • Shopper Coupon Day
    • Monday June 3
      • Noon to 5:00 PM
      • Discount Day
    • Tuesday June 4
      • 9:00 AM to 12 noon
        • Box Sale, $5 per box
  • Credit Cards accepted
  • Nothing is removed prior to the sale - it's all here for you
  • Visit the ACE Booksale Facebook page
  • We hope to see you there! A MILE of books await you!!

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Lancaster, PA

Friends of Lancaster Public Library
at Franklin and Marshall College
Alumni Sports and Fitness Center
929 Harrisburg Pike
(for campus map see

June 10 - 12
  • 250,000+ ITEMS!
    • Books! CDs! DVDs! Records!
  • Explore over 400 tables in our new location in F&M Alunmni Center on Harrisburg Pike in Lancaster
  • Books are sorted into 30 categories including sets
  • This year's sale also includes hundreds of unique Fine Arts books
    • Painting books Photography books and more!
    • Unique collections from several sources
  • All books offered are being sold for the first time - NO LEFTOVERS!
  • Sale Dates: June 10 to 12
    • Monday, 7AM-8PM
    • Tuesday, 9AM-8PM
    • Wednesday, 9AM-6PM  Half-Price Day!!
  • Great Prices
    • About 40% of books are priced at $2 for hardbacks & 50¢ for paperbacks
    • The rest are priced Individually and include some very nice collectibles and current fiction and nonfiction. And, so much more!
    • Cash, checks, and all major credit cards accepted
    • PA sales tax of 6% added unless buyer has tax exempt ID
  • Venue is handicapped accessible
  • Free Parking
  • All proceeds benefit Lancaster Public Library and Friends.
  • Questions? Contact

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