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February, 2024
24-25Kennett Square, PA50,000+ Books!
?Waterloo


March, 2024
1-2Nevada
2Solon
7-10Ames
8-9Edwardsville, ILBig Sale
8-23Lexington, KYBig Sale
13-17Elgin, ILBig Sale
13-16Jefferson City, MOOver 100,000 Items!
21-24Fond du Lac, WI2024 Annual Sale
23-24CoralvilleBig Sale
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Future Sales

April, 2024
3-6Belleville, ILBig Sale
5-6Nevada
8-13Decorah
11-13Fort Madison
12-14Baton Rouge, LABig Sale
20-24Gainesville, FLBig Sale
20-21Mount Prospect, ILBig Sale
25-30O'Fallon, ILBig Sale
26-27Coralville
?Jefferson
?Knoxville
?Perry
?Sioux City
?Webster City

May, 2024
3-4Nevada
11-14State College, PA200,000+ Books!
17-20Westport, CTBig Sale
?Burlington
?Dubuque
?Fort Dodge
?Marion
31-6/2New Orleans, LAExceptional
?Ottumwa
?Waukee

June, 2024
7-8Nevada
?Waterloo

July, 2024
5-6Nevada
12-16Newtown, CTHUGE Sale!
18-20Fort Madison
19-21Milford

August, 2024
2-3Coralville
2-3Nevada
8-15Adel
24-25Madrid
?Knoxville

September, 2024
1-7Jefferson
6-7Nevada
6-7Winterset
?Burlington
?Council Bluffs
?Marshalltown
?Waterloo

October, 2024
4-5Nevada
?Bettendorf
?Grinnell
?Marion
?Oskaloosa
?Perry

November, 2024
1-2Coralville
1-2Nevada
7-9Fort Madison
?Spencer

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Newtown, CT


HUGE Sale!
Friends of the C.H. Booth Library
ANNUAL BOOK SALE
at Reed Intermediate School
3 Trades Lane
(Across from Fairfield Hills)
Right off I-84, Exit 11, Routes 25 and 34
203-426-4533




July 12 - 16
  • OVER 120,000 BOOKS, CDs, DVDs, LPS, PUZZLES, GAMES, AND MORE!
  • 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
  • UPDATES AND DETAILS POSTED AT BOOTHBOOKSALE.ORG

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Westport, CT


Westport Library
20 Jesup Rd. (off US Rte 1)
203-952-0070



May 17 - 20
  • Details will follow, but start planning your travel itineraries now.

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Gainesville, FL


Friends of the Library - Alachua County Library District
Book House
430 North Main St.
352-375-1676

(Across from Truist Bank)


April 20 - 24
  •  FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY SPRING BOOK SALE 
    • Celebrating Our 70th Year 1954-2024
  • Over Half a Million Gently Used ITEMS - More than 60 Categories!
    • Books
    • Comics
    • Manga
    • Artwork
    • Academic texts
    • Posters
    • Magazines
    • Puzzles, Games (board and computer)
    • Movies, CDs, Vinyl records
    • Sheet music, Music scores, URTexts
    •  - and much more! All donated by our local community
  • April 20 to 24, 2024
    • Saturday, 9 am to 6 pm
    • Sunday, Noon to 6 pm
    • Monday, Noon to 6 pm
    • Tuesday, Noon to 6 pm, 1/2 price day
    • Wednesday, Noon to 6pm, 10 cent day
  • Hundreds of thousands of books and other items have been sorted and priced. All have been donated by the greater Gainesville community.
  • Great Prices
    • Most regular prices 25 cents to $4
    • Tuesday: half price day; Wednesday: 10 cent day
    • We accept cash, checks, credit cards, Apple Pay and Google Pay.
  • Collector's Corner is one of the areas that sets this sale apart.
    • It has a selection of first editions, signed and rare books, vintage vinyl records, maps, artwork, and other collectible items.
    • Collector's Corner is open the first four days of the sale, Saturday to Tuesday.
  • HUGE Children and Young Adult sections
  • Expanded indoor area with a separate entrance for Art/Architecture, Comics/Manga, and Puzzles/Games. Occupancy in these areas and in Collector's Corner will be limited.
  • Music Table: Large selection of sheet music for the classical guitarist and lots of piano tutors
  • Record Table: Very large selection of classical LPs, jazz CDs, 78rpms, and 45rpms records.
  • FOL Gainesville does not allow pre-buying of items. Everything, and everybody waits on that opening morning entry that is traditionally lead by our Scottish Bag Piper!
  • We will follow the most current CDC guidelines at the time. We recommend masks and social distancing.. On busy days shoppers may have to wait in line until others first leave the building.
  • We encourage shoppers to bring your own bags and boxes for purchases.
  • Click Here for book sale procedures
  • And HERE for updated Large Order Procedures
  • Also check here: About the Book Sales 
  • FOL website https://folacld.org and social media facebook.com/FOLACLD 
  • All profits are used for the Alachua County Library District and community literacy projects.

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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
515-239-5646

March 7 - 10
  • Fri, Sat 9-6, Sun noon-5
  • Preview: Thu 5:30-8:30pm, for donors to Friends Foundation at $20 level and above. $2 admission starting at 5:30 for everyone else
  • 30,000 books; 66% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; Books $1; other items priced as marked
  • Books sold online and at the library's book store
  • Credit cards accepted


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

Bettendorf Public Library
2950 Learning Campus Dr.
563-344-4177



Oct
  • 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


Bookstore
  • 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
319-753-1647

May; Sept
  • Sat 9-5, Mon 9-2
  • Preview: Fri 9-5, Friends; join at door
  • 9,000 books; 100% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-$1; Mon bag sale


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

Book Nook
Cedar Falls Public Library
524 Main St.
319-273-8667

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

Clinton Public Library
Underground Book Store
306 8th Avenue S
563-242-0840



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

Friends of Coralville Public Library
1401 5th Street
319-248-1850



April 26 - 27; Aug 2 - 3; Nov 1 - 2
  • Fri 10-5:30, Sat 10-3
  • Preview: Thu 5-6:30pm, Friends
  • 7,000 books; Donation
  • No scanning

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Coralville, IA



Shelter House Book Sale
at 860 Quarry Road
319-259-7326




March 23 - 24
  • 2024 Annual Shelter House Used Book Sale
  • Presenting OVER 40,000 BOOKS!
    • All donated; 40% hardcover
    • Sorted by category for easy shopping!
  • Plus CDs, DVDs, Puzzles and other Media
  • Rare and Antiquarian available
  • Wide range of subjects!
  • Great Prices! Books range from $1.00 to $3.00
  • Early Birds entry pass:
    • Saturday, March 23, 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., $10 entrance fee CASH ONLY
  • Free Entry:
    • Saturday, March 23, 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    • Sunday, March 24, 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Come early for best selection! Return later for best deals!
  • No buyer restrictions. Scanners allowed.
  • Books have NOT been picked over (except to discard mildewed, damaged, otherwise unsaleable books)
  • Plenty of on-site parking
  • Cash, check and credit cards accepted
  • Refreshments available on site
  • All proceeds support Shelter House programs and support services including housing, employment, and mental health that help hundreds of men, women, and children each year to get back on their feet.
  • Find more information at: www.shelterhouseiowa.org/book-sale
Council Bluffs, IA

Council Bluffs Public Library
400 Willow Ave
712-323-7553



Sept
  • 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


Bookstore
  • During library hours
Decorah, IA

Luther College Preus Library
700 College Dr
563-387-1166



April 8 - 13
  • Mon-Thu 7:30am-midnight, Fri 7:30-5:30, Sat 9-5:30, Sun noon-midnight
  • 3,200 books; 60% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks $2; hardcovers $5; after day 1 prices decline daily
  • 1 private dealer is invited to purchase books prior to sale
Des Moines, IA

Des Moines Central Library
1000 Grand Ave

Ongoing
  • 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
563-589-4313

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

Evansdale Public Library
123 N Evans Rd
319-232-5367



Ongoing
  • 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
515-573-8167

May
  • 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


Bookstore
  • 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
319-372-5721

April 11 - 13; July 18 - 20; Nov 7 - 9
  • Thu 10-6, 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.
641-443-2172



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

Drake Community Library
930 Park St
641-236-2661



Oct
  • 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.


Bookstore
  • Library hours
  • Paperbacks $1; hardcovers $2

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Hiawatha, IA


Hiawatha Public Library
150 W Willman St.
319-393-1414


Ongoing
Iowa City, IA

Iowa City Public Library
123 S Linn St
319-356-5200



Bookstore
  • Mon-Thu 10:30-7, Fri 10:30-5:30, Sat 10:30-4, Sun 12:30-4:30
Jefferson, IA

Jefferson Public Library
200 West Lincolnway St
515-386-3825



April
  • Thu 11-7, Fri 1-5, Sat 9-1
  • 5,000 books; 50% donated; 75% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; children's .25-.50


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
641-828-0585

April; Aug
  • Thu 4-8, Fri 10-5, Sat 10-3
  • Sat discounted prices
LeClaire, IA

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

Ongoing
  • Library hours
Madrid, IA

Madrid Public Library
100 W. 3rd. St
515-795-3846

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.
712-624-8219

Ongoing
Marion, IA

Marion Public Library
1095 6th Ave
319-377-3412

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
641-754-7384

Sept
  • 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


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

Milford Memorial Library
1009 9th St.
712-338-4643

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

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Nevada, IA


Nevada Public Library
631 K Ave
515-382-2628


March 1 - 2; April 5 - 6; May 3 - 4; June 7 - 8; July 5 - 6; Aug 2 - 3; Sept 6 - 7; Oct 4 - 5; Nov 1 - 2
  • Fri, Sat 10-1
Oskaloosa, IA

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



Oct
  • 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.
Ottumwa, IA

Ottumwa Public Library Friends, Inc.
Held at: Bridge View Center
102 Church St.
641-682-7563



May
  • Fri noon-8, Sat 9-5, Sun 11-5
  • 10,000 books; 100% donated; 30% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $1-$2
  • Credit cards accepted
Perry, IA

Perry Public Library
1101 Willis Ave



April; Oct
  • 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.

Ongoing
Sioux City, IA

Sioux City Public Library
at: old Younkers store
4380 Sergeant Rd

(former Fashion Bug

April
  • Fri 4-9, Sat 10-8, Sun noon-6, Mon-Fri 4-8, Sat 10 until books are gone or 6pm.
  • Preview: First Thu 4-8, $5 12+, $1 for 12 and under
  • Sorted; hardcovers $4; $3/bag; Last day free
Solon, IA

Solon Public Library
320 W. Main St.
319-624-2678



March 2
  • Sat 8-noon
  • Sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; Donation


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

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

Nov
  • 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.
319-886-6266

Ongoing
Waterloo, IA

Waterloo Public Library
415 Commercial St
319-291-4496

Feb; June; 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


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

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Waukee, IA


Waukee Public Library
950 Warrior Lane
515-987-7994




May
  • Sat 8:30-3
  • Preview: Fri 6-7:30pm, Friends; join at door, $25 suggested donation for membership
  • 5,000 books; 50% hardcover; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; partly sorted; children's .50; adult $2
  • Bake sale


Ongoing
  • Mon-Thu 9:30-8:30, Fri, Sat 9:30-3, Sun 1-4 (Sept-May)
Webster City, IA

Kendall Young Library
1201 Willson Ave
515-832-9100

April
  • Fri 10-5, Sat 10-noon
  • Preview: Thu 10-7, $5 admission
  • not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; Sat: fill a bag, leave a donation
West Des Moines, IA

West Des Moines Public Library
4000 Mills Civic Parkway
515-222-3400



Bookstore
  • Library hours
  • 200-300 books
Winterset, IA

Winterset Public Library
at American Legion bldg
223 N 1st Ave
515-462-1731



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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Belleville, IL


Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Book Bazaar
Belle-Clair Exposition Center
200 South Belt East
618-257-5545



April 3 - 6
  • Memorial Hospital Auxiliary 64th BOOK BAZAAR!
  • 60,000 Items! 100% Donated!
  • Books: fiction, nonfiction, children's, cookbooks, CD's, DVD's, games, puzzles and more!
  • Sorted into 40+ categories! Fiction & Mystery separated by author’s last name A-D, E-K, L-Q, R-Z
  • Wednesday, April 3, 9am - 7pm
    • Preview Day Admission $10
  • Thursday, April 4, 9am-7pm
    • Free Admission
    • $5 off sales over $25
    • $10 off sales over $50
    • $15 off sales over $75
    • $25 off sales over $100
  • Friday, April 5, 9am-7pm
    • Free Admission
    • Half Price Books
  • Saturday, April 6, 9am-1pm
    • Free Admission
    • $5 per bag
  • Parking is free
  • Great Prices
    • Paperbacks $1-$3; Hardbacks $1-$5
    • Most Children's books 50 cents - $1
    • Old, New and Unusual - mostly $2-$10 (some higher)
  • Dealer Friendly
    • No buyer restrictions
    • Separate dealer storage and checkout area.
  • Credit cards accepted - ID required
  • For Information Contact Memorial Hospital Auxiliary at: memauxiliary@bjc.org 
  • *Books are 100% donated and are not picked over!

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Edwardsville, IL


St. Andrews Episcopal Church
406 Hillsboro Ave

Entrance from the back of the church, exit through the front door

March 8 - 9
  • St. Andrews' Book Fair!
  • More than 20,000 books in good condition, priced to sell
    • 100% donated
    • The books are sorted by category with some categories also alphabetized by author.
    • Priced to sell!
  • Categories include fiction (hardcover and paperback), children’s books, history, literature, pets, sports, regional history, cookbooks, gardening, art, biography, music, humor, large print, religion, reference, science fiction and much more. 
  • And There's More:
    • DVDs!
    • Puzzles!
    • Music!
  • Friday, March 8, BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
  • Saturday. March 9 
    • Hours: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    • No reservations required!
  • Dealers welcome
  • No early sales
  • Now taking credit cards in addition to cash & checks

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Elgin, IL


Gail Borden Library
270 North Grove Avenue
847-742-2411



March 13 - 17
  • GAIL BORDEN PUBLIC LIBRARY FOUNDATION - SPRING BOOK SALE!
  • We have THOUSANDS of books in all genres:
    • History
    • Healthy Living
    • Biography
    • Arts
    • Spirituality
    • Cooking
    • Travel
    • and so much more:
      • Fiction books galore
      • Many beautiful children's books
      • A wide variety of DVD's, CD's, and audio books
  • Preview NightWednesday, March 13,  $10 Admission
    • 4 PM: Numbers are given out
    • 5:00 - 8:30: Sale
  • Regular Sale: March 14 to 17 Free Admission
    • Thursday, 9:00 - 8:00
    • Friday,  9:00 - 5:00
    • Saturday, 9:00 - 5:00
    • Sunday, Noon - 4:00
  • Most items are $1 or $2!!  Credit Cards Accepted
  • See you there!!

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Mount Prospect, IL


Friends of Mount Prospect Public Library
10 S Emerson St
847-253-5675



April 20 - 21

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O'Fallon, IL


Friends of O'Fallon Public Library
120 Civic Plaza
618-632-3783



April 25 - 30
  • Friends of the O'Fallon Public Library Huge Spring Book Sale
    • No admission fee and no reservations needed!
    • Proceeds to benefit the library and its programs.
  • Days and HoursThursday, April 25 through Monday, April 30 during library business hours:
    • Thursday, 9:00 - 8:00
    • Friday, 9:00 - 5:00
    • Saturday, 9:00 - 4:00
    • Sunday, 1:00 - 5:00
    • Monday,  9:00 - 8:00
  • Prices: $1.00 Hardcover books, non-mass market paperbacks, DVDs, audiobooks, CD's, LPs
    • 15 for $1.00 mass market paperbacks only
    • $3.00 per bag for children's books, excluding specially marked items.
    • Green tagged items are specially priced.
    • Prices may be discounted on different days of the sale. Please check our Facebook page daily during the sale: @ofplfriends
    • The book sale accepts credit cards, cash, and checks.
  • 20,000 plus books!
    • Including fiction, non-fiction, children's, young adult, audio books, CDs, DVDs, vinyl, jigsaw puzzles, games, and miscellaneous items.
    • Up to 80% donated material.
  • The sale is so big we couldn't keep it all in one room! Several rooms and areas to explore, all on the easily accessible ground floor of the library, including a room dedicated to children's books.
  • Our non-fiction is sorted into categories including: art/entertainment, biography/memoir, business/investing, cookbooks, education, health, home and garden (including pets and crafts), military, reference, religion/spiritual, science and nature, self help, social political, and sports.
  • Fiction is sorted into genres: classics and poetry, general fiction, Christian fiction, mystery, romance, science fiction/fantasy/horror, and westerns. We do attempt to keep the Large Print in one location.
  • No limits on dealers, we do ask that they respect all patrons and volunteers, thanks in advance.
  • For more information: https://ofpl.info/booksale E-mail: admin@ofallonfriends.org

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Lexington, KY


Lexington Central Library
140 East Main Street
Lexington, KY 40507
859-231-5505

(Conference Room A)


March 8 - 23
  • The Friends of the Lexington Public Library   Spring Book Sale   March  8 through 23!
  • Open 10-4 Monday through Saturday
    • Held in the Lower Level of the Central Library, 140 E. Main Street
  • 20,000+ Books and rotating inventory
  • ALL FRESH BOOKS THAT HAVE NOT BEEN PICKED OVER
  • Free 2 hour parking validation at the Library Garage
  • We are happy to bring large purchases to your vehicle
  • Your purchase supports the Lexington Public Library
  • Questions? Email sboes@friendsbookcellar.org

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Baton Rouge, LA



Friends of the LSU Libraries Book Bazaar
LSU John M.Parker Agricultural Coliseum
225-578-5925





April 12 - 14
  • Friends of the LSU Libraries Book Bazaar
  • April 12 through 14, 2024
    • Friday 9 am to 7 pm
    • Saturday 9 am to 5 pm
    • Sunday 9 am to 4 pm 
  • More than 60,000 new and used books plus CDs, DVDs, and vinyl records
  • Collectors' Area offers rare and many books of special interest!
  • We offer a huge assortment of books about military history, art, Louisiana and the South
  • Volunteers refresh the tables from unopened boxes all day, every day of the sale. Keep coming back!
  • Cash, checks, debit and credit cards accepted
  • Attention dealers! Scanners allowed at tables only.
  • Free admission and parking
  • Important! There is no previewing or online sales prior to Book Bazaar!
  • Huge venue! Many books on display!
  • Book Bazaar proceeds benefit LSU Libraries
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New Orleans, LA


Symphony Book Fair
University of New Orleans Lakefront Arena
6801 Franklin Avenue
504-861-2004

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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Jefferson City, MO

Over 100,000 Items!
Missouri River Regional Library and ABLE (Adult Basic Literacy Education)
at St. Martins Knights of Columbus Hall
537 Route T
573-634-2464

From Jefferson City take Highway 50 West to the St. Martins/Lohman exit, go north on Rt. T 1.1 miles to the Knights of Columbus Hall.

March 13 - 16
  • One of the Largest Used Book Sales in the Midwest!
  • Where will you find over 100,000 Items?
  • It’s the Missouri River Regional Library and ABLE's Used Book Sale at St. Martin’s Knights of Columbus!
  • There’s something for everyone!
    • Books
    • Movies
    • Music
    • Puzzles - and more!
  • Sorted by age, genre, and Dewey Decimal categories!
  • This huge sale runs from March 13 to 16, 2024
  • Preview Sale, March 13
    • Wednesday, 4:00 - 8:00 pm  
    • Admission is $5 per person (including children in arms or strollers
  • Free admission, March 14-16
    • Thursday, 9:00 am to 8:00 pm
    • Friday, 9:00 am to 8:00 pm
    • Saturday, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
  • We restock Wednesday evening and Thursday and Friday throughout the day - Come back again and again!
  • Prices range from 50 cents to 4 dollars – A bargain hunters dream come true!
    • We accept cash, check or credit card
  • Friday all items are half-price 
  • Saturday it’s $5.00 per box!
  • All proceeds benefit MRRL and ABLE.
  • Amazing deals! You will enjoy this CLEAN, WELL ORGANIZED sale!

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Kennett Square, PA

50,000+ Books!
Unionville HS Gymnasium
750 Unionville Rd. (Rt. 82)
610-347-1600

Held in the Gym/Café


Feb 24 - 25
  • Unionville High School Annual Used Book Sale!
  • Saturday, February 24th
    • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Sunday, February 25th 
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • NEW THIS YEAR! $10 bag sale all day Sunday!
    • Bags are provided! Please do not bring your own bag
  • 50,000+ Books for Sale!
  • All books are 100% donated. Books are not picked over before the sale.
    • 30+ sorted and priced genre categories for fiction and non-fiction excluding collectibles, childrens and classics. Separate tables for New Releases and Large Print
    • Extensive children’s area sorted by age/type of reader including Young Adult
    • Significant collection of rare and out of print books, sorted by genre
    • Large separate sorted paperback selection
    • Hand held scanners are allowed
    • Most books $1.00-$5.00
    • Hardbacks & Trade Paperbacks $2.00 - $3.00. Special items and Collectibles individually priced.
    • CASH or CREDIT CARD accepted: NO CHECKS!
    • Strollers are only permitted if you have a small child.
      • Small umbrella strolers only - no wagons or pull-behind containers allowed
    • FREE Admission and free convenient parking
  • Large Volume Dealers are welcome; pre-registration is required. Book Sale Website
    • We have an special “cage” area specifically assigned to you that will allow you to store your books while you shop. Your purchases will be boxed and priced while you continue to shop. Please indicate your interest in coming by contacting us through our website to help with the check-in process
  • Our sale funds education enrichment projects at Unionville High School.
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State College, PA

200,000+ Books!
AAUW State College Used Book Sale
Penn State University-University Park
Snider Agricultural Arena
Corner of Park Avenue and Fox Hollow Roads

(Diagonally across Park Avenue from Beaver Stadium - 800 East Park Ave., State College, PA 16803)


May 11 - 14
  •  2024 AAUW State College Used Book Sale 
  • 200,000 High Quality Books! 
  • Huge sale with over 35 sorted categories of books
  • Displayed on 250 tables
  • Fabulous Rare Book Room and Collector’s section
  • Extremely clean and diverse inventory
    • Biography
    • Children's (25,000+ books)
    • Fiction
    • Health
    • History
    • Literature
    • Mystery
    • Textbooks, CD/DVD, audiobooks
    • Much more
  • May 11 - 14, 2024
    • Saturday, Sunday, Monday, 9 am to 8 pm
    • Tuesday, 9 am to 7 pm
  • Books are individually priced
    • Monday - HALF-PRICE DAY
    • Tuesday - BAG DAY - $10.00 per bag
  • Be green: Bring your own bags
  • Cash, checks and credit cards accepted
  • info@aauwstatecollege.org
  • Learn more: aauwstatecollege.org/used_book_sale_centre_county/
  • Sale proceeds are used for programs, community grants, and scholarship awards that reflect our mission to advance gender equity for women and girls.
  • One of the largest book sales anywhere! Don't Miss It!

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Fond du Lac, WI

2024 Annual Sale
Fond du Lac Branch of AAUW
Altrusa International of FDL
at Fond du Lac County Fairgrounds
Recreation Center
Fond du Lac Ave (old 45)



March 21 - 24
  • The 2024 Fond du Lac AAUW Book Sale!.
  • Working in conjunction with  Altrusa International of FDL
  • 25,000 BOOKS!
    • 180-200 tables full!
      • 14 tables of Children's books!
    • INCLUDING a Special Donation of over 2,000 History Books!
  • Sorted into 50 Categories!
  • Additional Items - Something for Everyone!
    • Audiobooks
    • DVDs
    • Records
    • Jigsaw puzzles
    • Toys and games
  • Simpler Pricing
    • Most books will be unmarked and cost $2
    • Some books will have stickers with prices on the front cover
    • Saturday: Half Price Day! Sunday: Fill up a box fo $5.00!
  • Premier Night  March 21
    • Thursday 4 pm to 8 pm
    • $5.00 admission
  • General Sale March 22 to 24, Free admission
    • Friday 9 am to 8 pm
    • Saturday 9 am to 5 pm (Half price)
    • Sunday 10 am to 2 pm (Box sale)
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  • This wonderful book sale tradition began in 1961 - Don't miss it! 



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