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11/24-4/30Danbury, CTPersonal Shopping Spree!
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February, 2021
13Chariton
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March, 2021
6Solon
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18-21Fond du Lac, WIAnnual Sale!
?Iowa City

April, 2021
1St. Joseph, MORescheduled Sale!
10Chariton
22-24Cresco
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?Decorah
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?Jefferson
?Knoxville
?Perry
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May, 2021
1Swisher
2Lansing, MIBooks and Paper
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?Hendersonville, NCSPRING SALE!!
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June, 2021
12Chariton
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9-10St. Paul, MNBooks and Paper
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18Detroit, MIBook Fair

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12-19Adel
14Chariton
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Danbury, CT


Personal Shopping Spree!
Friends of the Danbury Library
Sorting Facility
15 Main Street
Friends e-mail for General Inquiries: danburyfriends@gmail.org
203-794-7477




Nov 24 - April 30
  • CURRENT BOOK SALE EVENTS for the HOLIDAYS, 2020 and WINTER/SPRING, 2021
  • SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY FOR OUR BOOK DEALER FRIENDS!
    • We have lots of Books to sell given we were not able to have our huge Annual Columbus Day Weekend Sale this year. 
  • We are inviting you to have a Personal, Safe Buying Experience at our Sorting Facility to buy as many books as you want!
  • Click Here to Contact Us and Set-up an Appointment
  • MASKS & SOCIAL DISTANCING REQUIRED!
Adel, IA


Adel Public Library
303 S 10th St


Aug 12 - 19, 2021
  • 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

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

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



April
  • Sat 9-5, Sun noon-4
  • Preview: Fri 5-7:30 pm, Friends; join at door $5 ind., $10 fam. $20 fee for scanning
  • 20,000 books; 100% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; plus CDs, videos, recorded books, records, puzzles, etc.; most .75
  • $20 Scanner fee at Preview only
Burlington, IA

Burlington Public Library
210 Court St
319-753-1647



Jan; (Next scheduled sale: May)
  • Fri, Sat: 9-5
    • 10/23-24: Romance, Genealogy, Iowa, Large Print, Science Fiction, and Westerns
    • 10/30-31: Magazines, Arts and Crafts, Hobbies, Literature, Medical, Music, Puzzles, Self-Help, Sewing, and Sports
    • 11/6-7: Government, History, Military, Non-Fiction, Travel, and Vintage
    • 11/13-14: Audio-Visual, Children's Fiction and Non-Fiction, Teen Fiction and Non-Fiction, Family, and Holidays
    • 11/20-21: Cookbooks, Fiction, and Religion
  • Mondays following: $1/bag (bags provided)
  • Masks required. Please limit shopping time to 30 minutes.


Bookstore
  • Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, 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
Cedar Falls, IA

University of Northern Iowa
Rod Library
1227 W. 27th St

Ongoing
  • Fall & Spring: Mon-Wed 7:30am-midnight, Th 7:30am-10pm, Fri 7:30-7, Sat 10-5, Sun noon-midnight. Summer & May: Mon-Thu 7am-8pm, Fri 7-5, Sat noon-5, Sun noon-8. Interims: Mon-Fri 7:30-5, Sat, Sun closed
  • Hardcovers, DVDs, CDs $2; Paperbacks, LPs, VHS, cassettes $1; prints, posters .50
  • Items change every 2-4 weeks.
    More valuable books have been removed to sell online.
    Cash only
Cedar Rapids, IA

Cedar Rapids Public Library
450 5th Ave. SE

(Free non-metered parking is available for up to two hours in the south lot. This is enforced during library hours every day.)


Ongoing
  • With suspension of large sales, individual appointments are available for buyers
    Masks required. Contact via email to schedule appointment. crfriends@gmail.com
    No phone calls.
  • Paperbacks $1; hardcovers $2
  • 2 locations: Cedar Rapids Downtown and Ladd Library, 3750 Williams Blvd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA

Ladd Library
3750 Williams Blvd SW
319-261-7323



Ongoing
  • With suspension of large sales, individual appointments are available for buyers
    Masks required. Contact via email to schedule appointment. crfriends@gmail.com
    No phone calls.
  • no buyer restrictions; paperbacks $1; hardcovers $2
  • Two locations: Ladd Library and Cedar Rapids Public Library, 450 Fifth Ave SE
Chariton, IA

Chariton Public Library
803 Braden Ave
641-774-5514



Jan 9, 2021; (Next scheduled sale: Feb 13, 2021)
  • Sat 11-3
  • Sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .25; hardcovers .50
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

Feb; (Next scheduled sale: May)
  • Watch this spot for detail on the upcoming sales!
Council Bluffs, IA

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



Sept
  • Fri, Sat 10-4, Sun 1:30-3
  • Preview: Thu 6-8pm, Friends; join at door
  • "Thousands" of books; 90% donated; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; includes CDs, DVDs, art prints; most $1-$2; Sun discount day


Bookstore
  • During library hours
Cresco, IA

Cresco Public Library
320 N. Elm St
563-547-2540

April 22 - 24, 2021
  • Thu 3-7, Fri 9-5, Sat 9-noon
  • 4,000 books; 90% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-$1; Sat Bag Sale
Decorah, IA

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



April
  • Mon-Thu 7:30am-midnight, Fri 7:30am-9pm, Sat 9-9
  • 3,000 books; 30% donated; 60% 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

Planned Parenthood BOOKSALE 2020
at Iowa State Fairgrounds
3000 East Grand Avenue
515-234-0414



April

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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
  • Fri 10-5, Sat 10-1
  • Preview: Thu 2:30-7:30pm, 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
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



Bookstore
  • Library hours
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
Iowa City, IA

Shelter House Book Sale
at Johnson County Fairgrounds
4261 Oak Crest Hill Road
Building C
319-351-0326

March

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Jefferson, IA

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



April
  • Thu 11-8, Fri 1-5:30, 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


Aug 29 - Sept 4, 2021
  • Sat-Sat Library hours
  • Preview: First day 9-1, Friends; join at door $5 ind., $10 fam.
  • 4,000+ books; 40% donated; 70% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; children's .25-.50; last day - all items half price; books without prices $4/brown grocery bag
Knoxville, IA

Knoxville Public Library
213 E Montgomery
641-828-0585

April; (Next scheduled sale: Aug)
  • Thu 10-8, Fri 10-5, Sat 10-noon
  • Sat discounted prices
Madrid, IA

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

Aug 28 - 29, 2021
  • 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
  • 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
641-754-5738


Feb
  • Sat 9-2, Sun 1-4, Mon 9-2 (Mon $1 admission)
  • Preview: Fri 5-7:30pm, Friends; join at door $10
  • 2,000+ books; 80% donated; 75% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .25; hardcovers $1; Sun $1/bag; Mon $1 admission, all books free
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
  • 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
  • Sat 10-9, Sun noon-6, Mon-Fri 4-8, Sat 10 until books are gone or 6pm.
  • Preview: Frit 6-9, $1 donation
  • Almost 40,000 books; sorted; paperbacks $2; hardcovers $3; children's $1; Last Fri $5/box, $3/bag; Last day free
Solon, IA

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



March 6, 2021
  • Sat 8-noon
  • 2,000+ books; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; includes CDs, DVDs, audiobooks; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; children's .50; DVD/Audio $1


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

Swisher Community Library
72 Second St.
319-857-4090

May 1, 2021
  • Sat 8-noon
  • 1,000 books; 60% donated; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; children's .50
  • City-wide garage sale
Tipton, IA

Tipton Public Library
206 Cedar St.
319-886-6266

Ongoing
Waterloo, IA

Waterloo Public Library
415 Commercial St
319-291-4496

Feb; (Next scheduled sale: June)
  • Sat 9-2
  • Preview: Thu prior 5-7pm, Friends; join at door
  • 10,000 books; 100% donated; 85% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; $4/bag (bags supplied)
  • Some books are removed


Bookstore
  • Mon 10-1, Tue 10-7, Wed-Sat 10-1
  • Paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1 (unless otherwise marked
Waukee, IA

Waukee Public Library
950 Warrior Lane
515-987-7994



April
  • Sat 8:30-3
  • Preview: Fri 6-7:30pm, Friends; join at door, $25 suggested donation for membership
  • 5,000 books; 90% donated; 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


May
  • Fri 10-6, Sat 10-noon
  • Preview: Thu 10-6, Friends; join at door $5
  • 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 10 - 11, 2021
  • 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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Mount Prospect, IL

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



Dec 12
  • The October and December book sales are canceled. Check back here for future plans.

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Detroit, MI


Detroit Festival of Books!
Eastern Market
Shed 3
2934 Russell Street

Detroit Book Festival




July 18, 2021
  • 4th Detroit Festival of Books! (aka: Detroit Bookfest)
  • Sunday, July 18, 2021
    • 10am-4pm
  • FREE entry!
  • Detroit Festival of Books (aka: Detroit Bookfest) will take place inside Shed 3
    • This is the main and largest shed at Eastern Market in Downtown Detroit
  • The book festival will feature over 100 vendors from all over the USA & Canada, selling BOOKS:
    • Used
    • Rare
    • Antiquarian
    • Unusual
    • Ephemera
    • Authors - and more
  • ALSO:
    • Vinyl records
    • Comic books
    • Creative arts
    • Vintage board games -  and more!
  • Food, beer and funk music!
  • Questions? books@detroitbookfest.com
  • Bookfest Home Page
  • Facebook event page

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Lansing, MI


Michigan Antiquarian Book & Paper Show
Same location as last year
Causeway Bay Hotel and Conference Center
6820 South Cedar St.
517-332-0112




May 2, 2021
  • 71st Michigan Antiquarian Book & Paper Show
  • The Midwest's Largest Book & Paper Show!!
  • Sunday May 2, 2021 - (Postponed from October 2020)
    • 9:30am to 5:00pm
    • Admission is $5, children 13 and under free.
  • Averaging over 70 dealers from the midwest and around the country offering MORE THAN A MILLION ITEMS FOR SALE!
    First Editions
    Autographs
    Illustrated Books
    Maps
    Science Fiction
    Sheet Music
    Sports Programs
    Children's Books
    Michigan History
    Travel
    Vintage Magazines
    Civil War
    Rare Books
    Americana
    Photographs
    Fine Bindings
    Mysteries
    Ephemera
    Literature
    Cookbooks
    Ads
    Postcards
    Art
    Private Press
    Trade Cards
    Sciences
    Film
    Prints & Posters
  • Questions? Email mmabda@curiousbooks.com or call 517-332-0112.
  • Presented by Mid-Michigan Antiquarian Book Dealers Association
  • For directions and a map visit us at curiousbooks.com/shows.html

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St. Paul, MN


Twin Cities Antiquarian and Rare Book Fair
Schoenecker Arena, Anderson Student Center, University of St. Thomas
2115 Summit Ave
608-831-0406



July 9 - 10, 2021
  • The 31st Twin Cities Antiquarian and Rare Book Fair
  • July 9 and 10, 2021
    • Friday, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. 
    • Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
  • Over 40 dealers offer a wide assortment of rare and collectible items:
    • Literature
    • Americana
    • Science fiction and fantasy
    • History
    • Travel and exploration
    • Titles from black, Latinx, and LGBTQ authors
    • And more!
  • tcantiquarianbookfair@gmail.com
  • https://twincitiesantiquarianbookfair.wordpress.com/
  • Held on the beautiful St. Thomas campus, WITH FREE PARKING!

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St. Joseph, MO

Rescheduled Sale!
Friends of the St. Joseph Public Library
at East Hills Shopping Center
3702 Frederick Avenue
816-236-2107



April 1, 2021
  • Watch this spot for new details on the great book sale!

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St. Louis, MO

Postponed
St Matthias the Apostle Gym
800 Buckley Rd
314-560-2792



Jan 1, 2021
  • The AR book fair is on hold until further notice. Watch this spot for details & new dates!

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Hendersonville, NC

SPRING SALE!!
Friends of Henderson County Library
at 1940 Spartanburg Hwy (Route 176)

(next door to Dollar General)


May

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Lancaster, PA



Friends of Lancaster Public Library
NEW LOCATION
In the former Bon Ton building
Park City Mall
600 Park City Center
717-917-6228 (text preferred)




May 24 - 26, 2021

  • NEW DATES! NEW LOCATION!
  • *** Please read below the PA rules regarding mandatory masks and distancing ***
  • 250,000+ Quality Used Books
    • Sorted into 40 categories including sets
  • Plus thousands of other items including
    • Vinyl records
    • Sheet music
    • Audio books
    • CDs and DVDs
  • Large Location - handicapped accessible
    • Over 1/2 books are priced at $2 for hardbacks & 50¢ for paperbacks - all categorized.
    • Other individually priced books $3 and up including some very nice collectibles.
    • Current fiction and nonfiction, will also be for sale. And, so much more!
  • All books offered are being sold for the first time - NO LEFTOVERS!
  • NEW DATES
    • Monday May 24, 7AM-8PM
    • Tuesday May 25, 9AM-8PM
    • Wednesday (half price day) May 26, 9AM-6PM
  • NO PREVIEW AND ADMISSION IS FREE TO ALL
  • Free Parking
  • There is a food court and several restaurants in the mall.
  • Credit Cards accepted
  • All proceeds benefit Lancaster Public Library and Friends.
  • *** The location isn’t the only thing that will be different about this year’s sale. Masks will be required, a maximum of 250 people in the space, social distancing in effect, etc… but it will go on (assuming, of course, Lancaster County remains in the Green Phase)! ***

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Fond du Lac, WI

Annual Sale!
Fond du Lac Branch of AAUW
at Fond du Lac County Fairgrounds
Fond du Lac Ave ( old 45)

Held in RECREATION BUILDING


March 18 - 21, 2021

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