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March, 2023
25-26CoralvilleBig Sale
31-4/2Des Plaines, ILSpring Sale!
31-4/1Nevada


April, 2023
5-8Belleville, ILBig Sale
13-16Baton Rouge, LABig Sale
13-15Jefferson
15-16Mount Prospect, ILBig Sale
19-22Atlantic
20-24Des MoinesBig Sale
20-22Fort Madison
22-26Gainesville, FLBig Sale
24-30Decorah
28-29CoralvilleCheck This
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?Knoxville
?Perry
?Sioux City
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Future Sales

May, 2023
4-7Ballwin, MOMillions of Items!
5-6Nevada
5-7Ottumwa
13-16State College, PA150,000+ Books!
22-24Lancaster, PABig Sale
?Burlington
?Dubuque
?Fort Dodge
?Marion
?Waukee
?Webster City

June, 2023
2-3Nevada
15-17Naperville, ILBig Sale
30-7/1Nevada
?Waterloo

July, 2023
7-11Newtown, CTHUGE Sale!
7-8St. Paul, MNBooks and Paper
13-16Algonquin, ILExceptional
13-15Fort Madison
14-16Milford
16Detroit, MIFestival of Books!

August, 2023
4-5Nevada
10-17Adel
26-27Madrid
27-9/2Jefferson
?Knoxville

September, 2023
1-2Nevada
8-9Winterset
?Burlington
?Council Bluffs
?Waterloo

October, 2023
6-7Nevada
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?Grinnell
?LeClaire
?Marion
?Oskaloosa
?Perry
?Webster City

November, 2023
2-4Fort Madison
3-4Nevada
?Algonquin, ILExceptional
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December, 2023
1-2Nevada

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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 7 - 11
  • OVER 120,000 BOOKS, CDs, DVDs, LPS, PUZZLES, GAMES, AND MORE!
  • July 7 to July 11 -  47th 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: 50% off day - Evening hours are back!
    • 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
  • Masks recommended and may be required
  • UPDATES AND DETAILS POSTED AT BOOTHBOOKSALE.ORG

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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 22 - 26
  • FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY SPRING BOOK SALE
    • Celebrating Our 69th Year 1954-2023
  • Over Half a Million Gently Use 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 22 TO 26, 2023
    • 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 and twitter.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 10 - 17
  • 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
Atlantic, IA

Atlantic Public Library
507 Poplar St.
712-243-5466



April 19 - 22
  • Wed-Fri 9-6, Sat 9-2
  • 2,000 books; 50% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $1 per book; Sat bag sale
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 $5 ind., $10 fam. $20 fee for scanning
  • Thousands of books; 100% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; plus CDs, videos, recorded books, records, puzzles, etc.; most $1 (none of the books are from the stock of the book shop)
  • $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 $10
  • 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
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
Clinton, IA

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



Bookstore
  • Mon, Sat 10-2, Wed 2-6

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Coralville, IA



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


April 28 - 29
  • FRIENDS OF CORALVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY PRESENT SPRING BOOK SALE
  • Enjoy a fine selection of fiction, non-fiction, CDs, and DVDS!
  • April 28 and 29, 2023
    • Friday 11:00 AM to 5:30 PM CDT
    • Saturday 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM CDT
  • Members get in an hour early, at 10 am, on Friday for first pick at the sales.
  • Presenting OVER 7,000 BOOKS
    • 75% donated. 25% library withdrawals.
    • 60% hardcover; sorted by type.
  • No prices. It’s a pay what you want, free will donation sale!
  • Unless otherwise noted, all books for sale range from VERY GOOD to PRISTINE!
  • Large variety of hard cover & paperback books ranging from good to very good condition in FREE section
  • Also: FREE books area of lesser quality ranging from poor to good
  • More information about Friends Book Sales
  • To reach the library: From I-80 take the Coralville 1st Avenue exit (242), go south to the 5th St. intersection (there is a traffic light), turn right and go 11 blocks. The library is on your right. Just follow the new parking ramp signs.
  • Area sights: Amana Colonies, University of Iowa athletics & museums, Herbert Hoover Museum & Presidential Library, Devonian Fossil Gorge

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Coralville, IA


Shelter House Book Sale
at 860 Quarry Road
319-351-0326

March 25 - 26
  • 2023 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 25, 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., $10 entrance fee CASH ONLY
  • Free Entry:
    • Saturday, March 25, 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    • Sunday, March 26, 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 noon-4, Sat 10-4:30, Sun 2:30
  • Preview: Fri 9-noon, 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 $10/bag


Bookstore
  • During library hours
Cresco, IA

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

April
  • 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 24 - 30
  • 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

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Des Moines, IA


PLANNED PARENTHOOD BOOK SALE
4-H Building at the Iowa State Fairgrounds
3000 East Grand Avenue
booksale@ppncs.org
515-235-0414

Planned Parenthood Sale



April 20 - 24
  • PLANNED PARENTHOOD BOOK SALE
  • April 20 - 24, 2023
  • Select from THOUSANDS of used and rare items
    • Collectible Books
    • Records, CDs, DVDs
    • Games, Puzzles
    • Artwork
  • Sale includes over 200,000 books featuring completely new inventory.
  • OPENING NIGHT Admission: $20 | All Other Days: FREE
  • BOOK SALE HOURS
    • Thursday: 3 – 9 p.m.
    • Friday: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
    • Saturday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
    • Sunday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
    • Monday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Questions? Contact booksale@ppncs.org or 515.235.0414. 
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

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Fort Madison, IA


Fort Madison Public Library
1920 Avenue E
319-372-5721


April 20 - 22; July 13 - 15; Nov 2 - 4
  • 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
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 13 - 15
  • 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
  • Huge library withdrawal of Inspirational Fiction and Children's


Aug 27 - Sept 2
  • Sat 9-1, Mon, Wed 1-6, Tue, Thu 9-6, Fri 1-5, Sat 9-1
  • Preview: Friday prior, 1-5pm, Friends; join at door
  • 4,000+ books; 80% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; children's .25-.50; 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-noon
  • Sat discounted prices
LeClaire, IA

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

Oct
  • Fri 10-5, Sat 10-2
  • Preview: Thu 5-7, Friends only
  • 2,000 books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $1-$3; Sat noon: $1/bag
Madrid, IA

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

Aug 26 - 27
  • 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

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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
641-754-5738

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

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

July 14 - 16
  • 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
515-382-2628

March 31 - April 1; May 5 - 6; June 2 - 3; June 30 - July 1; Aug 4 - 5; Sept 1 - 2; Oct 6 - 7; Nov 3 - 4; Dec 1 - 2
  • Fri 11-2, Sat 10-2
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 5 - 7
  • 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



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

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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

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 9-7; Fri, Sat 9-5
  • Paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1 (unless otherwise marked
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

May; Oct
  • 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 8 - 9
  • 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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Algonquin, IL


Algonquin Area Public Library
Eastgate Branch
115 Eastgate St.
847-658-4343

July 13 - 16
  • July 2023 Book Sale!
  • More Than 30,000 Items
    • Sorted into 70 categories!
  • All adult books are sorted and on shelves
  • Over 9,000 items for children
    • These are well organized in bins and on shelves
  • Great Prices
    • Adult books, $1 and up; children .25 and up
    • Paperbacks .50; CDs, DVDs .50, books on CD $1
  • Books are NOT picked over!
  • 50% Library discards
  • Special categories will be featured for this sale
  • Large FICTION section in alpha order
  • Many unusual special books!
  • SERIOUS BUYERS PREVIEW SALE
    • Thursday July 13, 4 pm to 7 pm
    • $10 Admission charge
    • Adults only please
  • REGULAR SALE HOURS - FREE ADMISSION
    • Friday July 14, 3 pm to 7 pm
    • Saturday July 15, 10 am to 1 pm


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Belleville, IL


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



April 5 - 8
  • Memorial Hospital Auxiliary 64th BOOK BAZAAR!
  • 60,000 BOOKS!
    • 100% DONATED
  • Books: fiction, nonfiction, children's, cookbooks, CD's, DVD's, games, puzzles and more!
  • Sorted into 40+ categories! Fiction separated by author’s last name A-D, E-K, L-Q, R-Z
  • April 5 thru April 8
    • Wednesday, April 5, 9am - 7pm
      • Preview Day Admission $5
    • Thursday, April 6, 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 7, 9am-7pm
      • Free Admission
      • Half Price Books
    • Saturday, April 8, 9am-1pm
      • Free Admission
      • $5 per bag
  • Parking is free
  • Great Prices
    • Paperbacks 50 cents - $2; Hardbacks $1 - $5
    • Most Children's books 50 cents - $1
    • Old, New and Unusual - mostly $2-$10
  • Dealer Friendly
    • No buyer restrictions
    • Separate dealer storage and checkout area.
  • Credit cards accepted. drivers license required
  • For Information Contact Memorial Hospital Auxiliary at: memauxiliary@bjc.org or 618-257-5545

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Des Plaines, IL

Spring Sale!
Des Plaines Public Library
1501 Ellinwood St.
847-376-2922

Downtown, just south of Metra train station


March 31 - April 2
  • FRIENDS SPRING BOOK SALE
  • Presenting THOUSANDS of BOOKS at BARGAIN PRICES!
    • History
    • Healthy Living
    • Biography
    • Sports
    • Arts
    • Spirituality
    • Cooking
    • Gardening
    • Travel
    • Arts & Crafts
    • and so much more:
      • Fiction books galore
      • Many beautiful children's books
      • A wide variety of DVD's, CD's, and audio books
  • Preview for Members of the Friends
    • Friday March 31, from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    • New or Renewal Membershiop sold beginning at 4 pm
  • Regular Sale, Free Admission
    • Saturday, April 1, from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm
    • Sunday, April 2, from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
      • Sunday is Bargain Day
  • Most items are $1 or $2!!  Cash or checks only
  • See you there!

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Mount Prospect, IL



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




April 15 - 16
  • Giant Spring Garage Plus Sale
  • 3 Room Sale!
    • Better and AV Room
    • Friend's Room
    • Large selection of $0.25 merchandise outside in the lower level garage, weather permitting
  • PLEASE NOTE OUR NEW HOURS for 2023!
  • April 15 and 16
    • Saturday 9 am to 4:30 pm
    • Sunday 11 am to 4 pm
      • (No Friday Pre-Sale)
  • 25,000 Books!
    • 95% donated by local residents; 50% hardcover. 20% children's
    • Not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions
  • Great Prices: Most .25-$1; Best as marked $2-$10, Rare/autographed higher
  • All books over $0.25: Nonfiction books are categorized. Fiction books are categorized and alphabetized.
  • CDs, DVDs, Books on CD, LPs, puzzles and games too!
  • No magazines, books on tape, cassettes, VHS or software.
  • Scanners are welcome. Please reshelve unwanted books.
  • Plenty of free parking
  • Handcarts available
  • Credit cards accepted. There is a $2 convenience fee for charges under $100. $5 fee for charges from $100 to under $250. $8 for charges of $250 or more.
  • Please visit our website for Friends news and more. Sign up to receive our newsletter. http://www.friendsofmppl.org
  • More information will be available at the sale.

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Naperville, IL


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



June 15 - 17

Watch this spot for the next great sale!

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Baton Rouge, LA


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




April 13 - 16
  • Friends of the LSU Libraries Book Bazaar
  • April 13 to 16, 2023
    • Thursday 9 am to 7 pm
    • 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
  • Scanners allowed at tables only
  • Free admission and parking
  • Important! There is no previewing or online sales prior to Book Bazaar!
  • Much larger venue! More books on display!
  • Book Bazaar proceeds benefit LSU Libraries
  • Facebook: Friends LSU Libraries

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Detroit, MI

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

Detroit Book Festival




July 16
  • 6th Detroit Festival of Books! (aka: Detroit Bookfest)
  • Sunday, July 16, 2023
    • 10am-4pm
  • FREE entry!
  • Festival takes place at Eastern Market Shed 5
    • (Shed 5 is wheelchair-accessible)
  • 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!
  • Enjoy FOOD, BEER, 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.
  • Questions? books@detroitbookfest.com
  • Bookfest Home Page
  • Facebook event page
  • CLICK HERE for all the event details
  • Want to see the size of Shed 5? Click here for a virtual tour
  • 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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St. Paul, MN


The Minnesota Antiquarian Book Fair
2115 Summit Ave
608-469-9570



July 7 - 8
  • The Minnesota Antiquarian Book Fair
  • July 7 and 8, 2023
    • 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? You can do so 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 2023 seminarians and fellows get in for free both days. Anyone with a St. Thomas student, staff, or faculty ID gets in for free as well.
  • midwestbookfairproductions@gmail.com
  • Held in theSchoenecker Arena on the beautiful St. Thomas campus, WITH FREE PARKING!
  • Book Fair Web Site
  • Click for Campus Map

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Ballwin, MO

Millions of Items!
Greater St. Louis Book Fair
Greensfelder Recreation Complex
Queeny Park
550 Weidman Road



May 4 - 7
  • The 73rd Greater St. Louis Book Fair! 
  • Legendary charity book fair is one of the nation's oldest, largest and most popular charity book sales
  • MILLIONS of Donated Items - Bigger Than Ever!
  • Books, CDs, DVDs, ephemera and much more
    • Limited editions
    • Rare books
    • Signed copies
    • Coffee table art books
    • Children's books
    • Music
    • Cook books
    • Mysteries - and more!
  • Over 150 Categories 
  • TREASURES GALORE
  • May 4 - 7
  • Preview $10 Admission
    • Thursday, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. before the Fair opens to the general public.
    • Admission fee: $15
    • (Bracelets available from 8-3:30 for $25 to save your place in line)
  • FREE Admission
    • Friday, 10 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
    • Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
      • 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Shopping for Persons with Disabilities
    • Sunday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
      • Half-Price Day!
    • Sunday, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Non-Profit Day. Closed to the public and limited to pre-registered 501(c)(3) organizations
  • Payment options for admission and all items purchased include cash, check, or credit card (Mastercard & VISA accepted).
  • Pick up great books to read at fantastic prices, purchase series of reference books to display in book cases or use them for craft projects and home décor - something for everyone!
  • Greater St. Louis Book Fair is one of the nation's oldest, largest and most popular charity book sales. Proceeds benefit local education and literacy programs.
  • The St. Louis Book Fair welcomes volunteers and monetary donations. Volunteer opportunities for people ages 12 and up range from greeters to cart wranglers and a wide variety of shifts are available.
  • The fair accepts new or gently used books, comics, CDs, DVDs or collectibles.
  • Volunteer information, donation locations, policies and everything else you want to know: Click Here for All Book Fair Details
  • Fair proceeds benefit local non-profit education and literacy programs Find us on Facebook
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Lancaster, PA


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



May 22 - 24
  • 250,000+ ITEMS!
    • Books! CDs! DVDs! Records!
  • Explore about 370 tables in our large space at Park City!
  • Books are sorted into 30 categories including sets
  • 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!
  • ***Special unique Jewish Collection this year - Hundreds of Jewish-related books - Hebrew language, customs, cookbooks, novels, CDs, etc. ***
  • Cash, checks, and all major credit cards accepted
  • PA sales tax of 6% added unless buyer has tax exempt ID
  • All books offered are being sold for the first time - NO LEFTOVERS!
  • Sale Dates: May 22 to 24
    • Monday, 7AM-8PM
    • Tuesday, 9AM-8PM
    • Wednesday, 9AM-6PM  Half-Price Day!!
  • NO PREVIEW AND ADMISSION IS FREE TO ALL
  • Venue is handicapped accessible
  • Free Parking
  • There is a food court and several restaurants in the mall.
  • All proceeds benefit Lancaster Public Library and Friends.
  • Questions? Contact ronadams4909@gmail.com
  • *** We will follow state Covid protocols ***

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State College, PA

150,000+ 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 13 - 16
  • 2023 AAUW State College Used Book Sale 
  • 150,000 High Quality Books! 
  • Books selected and sorted into 30+ categories
  • 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 13 - 16, 2023
    • 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 - $8.00 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!
  • Patrons of the sale will be required to follow the current Penn State University guidelines regarding masks and social distancing.



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