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October, 2021
23-27Gainesville, FLBig Sale
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November, 2021
6-7Bettendorf
6Nevada
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13Chariton
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December, 2021
4Nevada
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January, 2022
1Nevada
8Chariton
?Burlington

February, 2022
5Nevada
12Chariton
?Coralville
?Marshalltown
?Waterloo

March, 2022
5Nevada
5Solon
12-13Bethesda, MDHUGE Book Sale
12Chariton
17-20Baton Rouge, LABig Sale
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April, 2022
2Nevada
9Chariton
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May, 2022
7Nevada
7Swisher
14Chariton
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?Dubuque
?Fort Dodge
?Marion
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?Webster City

June, 2022
4Nevada
11Chariton
?Waterloo

July, 2022
2Nevada
9Chariton

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Golden, CO



Jefferson County Library Foundation
Whale of a Sale
at Jefferson County Fairgrounds
15200 W. 6th Avenue
303-403-5075





Oct 28 - 31
  • Friends of the Jefferson County Public Library's Annual
  • 2021 FALL WHALE OF A USED BOOK SALE!
  • 100,000 BOOKS
    • 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!
  • Bert's Weathered & Treasured - hundreds of vintage and better books, all individually priced!
  • Great Prices Range from 50 cents to $3
    • Sunday is Bag Day Grocery-Sized Bag of Books starts at $6 (be eco-friendly - bring your own grocery size cloth bag)
  • Scanners are welcome!
  • October 28 to 31, 2021 
    • $5 Admission per person, Jefferson County Fairgrounds
  • Friends Preview Night
    • Thursday, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
    • Active Friends of Jefferson County Public Library members only
    • Become a Friend Today
  • Open to the Public
    • Friday,  9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    • Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
      • Prices half off for Jeffco employees, teachers, and Friends of Jefferson County Public Library (with ID).
    • Sunday ,11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
      • Sunday is Bag Day
  • Snacks, lunches and beverages will be available for purchase
  • COSTUME CONTEST on Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 2:00PM
    • You do not need to purchase admission in order to participate.
    • Prizes and great fun for kids and adults!
  • 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 Foundation. http://jeffcolibraryfoundation.org
  • www.WhaleSale.org
  • 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/Baby Whale bookstores.

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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 Sun Trust Bank)

Oct 23 - 27
  • FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY FALL BOOK SALE
    • Celebrating Our 67th Year 1954-2021
  • Over Half a Million ITEMS - More than 60 Categories!
    • Books
    • Comics
    • Manga
    • Artwork
    • Posters
    • Puzzles
    • DVDs, Vinyl records
    • Sheet music, and much more.
  • October 23 to 27, 2021
    • 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 now accept credit cards, Apple Pay and Google Pay,  as well as cash and checks.
  • Newly expanded 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.
  • FOL now has an 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!
  • Modifications to normal procedures (including reduced occupancy rate, distancing, and masking) will be made based on COVID infection rates the weeks preceding the sale. On busy days shoppers may have to wait in line until others first leave the building.
  • All profits are used for the Alachua County Library District and community literacy projects.
  • We do not allow electronic devices for scanning purposes. 
  • Check our website HERE for Book Sale Procedures.
  • Friends of the Library encourage shoppers to bring your own bags or boxes
  • For the latest updates shoppers can check FOL website folacld.org  and social media facebook.com/FOLACLD and twitter.com/FOLACLD
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



Nov 6 - 7
  • Sat 9-5, Sun noon-4
  • Thousands of books; 100% donated; 60% hardcover; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; Most $1
  • NON-FICTION ONLY!


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


Bookstore
  • Mon-Wed noon-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

Jan; (Next scheduled sale: May)
  • 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; Sun $1/bag


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
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



Nov 13; (Next scheduled sale: Dec 11)
  • 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

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

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



Bookstore
  • During library hours
Cresco, IA

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

April 28 - 30, 2022
  • 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, 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

PLANNED PARENTHOOD BOOK SALE
October 7-11, 2021
4-H Building at the Iowa State Fairgrounds
3000 East Grand Avenue
booksale@ppncs.org
515-234-0414

Planned Parenthood



April

Watch this spot for the next great 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
  • 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
Fort Madison, IA


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


Nov 18 - 20
  • Thu 10-6, Fri 10-4:30, Sat 10:30-2:30
  • 10,000 books; 65% donated; 60% hardcover; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .10-$5
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
  • 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
Iowa City, IA

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

March

Watch this spot for the next great sale!
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
Knoxville, IA

Knoxville Public Library
213 E Montgomery
641-828-0585

April
  • Thu 10-8, Fri 10-5, Sat 10-noon
  • Sat discounted prices
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 1-5, Mon 9-2 (Mon $1 admission)
  • Preview: Fri 5-7:30pm, Friends; join at door $10
  • 8,000 books; 70% donated; 70% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .50-$3; Sun $1/bag; Mon $1 admission, all books free
  • Credit cards accepted
Nevada, IA

Nevada Public Library
631 K Ave
515-382-2628

Nov 6; (Next scheduled sale: Dec 4)
  • Sat 10-noon
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 5, 2022
  • 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
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
Swisher, IA

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

May 7, 2022
  • 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

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Algonquin, IL


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

Nov 11 - 13
  • Fall 2021 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 .50, DVDs $1, books on CD $1
  • Books are NOT picked over!
  • 75% Library discards
  • Special categories will be featured for this sale
  • Large FICTION section in alpha order
  • Many unusual special books!
  • November 11 to 13
  • SERIOUS BUYERS PREVIEW SALE
    • Thursday 4 pm to 7 pm
    • $10 Admission charge
    • Adults only please
  • REGULAR SALE HOURS - FREE ADMISSION
    • Friday 3 pm to 7 pm
    • Saturday 10 am to 2 pm
  • No more than 25 customers will be allowed in the room at a time for this sale. Masks are required. 
  • Welcome Back!

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Palatine, IL


Palatine Public Library
700 N. North Court
847-358-5881 x 149

Nov 12 - 14
  • Presented by Palatine Friends of the Library
  • November 12-14, 2021
    • Friday 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
    • $5.00 entry fee
    • Friends members free
  • Saturday 9:30 am to 4:00 pm
    • Free admission
  • Sunday 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm
    • Free admission
    • Half-Price Day!
  • MORE THAN 15,000 ITEMS!
    • 100% donated. No library discards.
    • Sorted into many categories
  • Books! A/V! Artist's Prints!
  • Special Features:
    • Large selection of unopened DVD's and BluRays
    • Art books from the estate of artist Nancy Fortunato
    • Collection of 78 and 45 LPS
  • Specials Room
    • Rare and Gift quality books. Individually priced.
    • Must be purchased and bagged in the same room.
  • Great prices!
    • Paperbacks $.50, softcover $1.00, hardcover $1.50, children's $.50
    • Records $.25, CDs & DVDs $1.50, BluRays $3.00 - or as marked
    • Cash or check. No credit cards.
  • Guidelines for sale days:
    • MASKS REQUIRED!
    • No Strollers in sale rooms
    • Books cannot be set aside for later consideration.
    • Electronic devices are not allowed.
  • Don't miss this well-organized, well-run sale!!

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Baton Rouge, LA


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




March 17 - 20, 2022

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Bethesda, MD

HUGE Book Sale
Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School PTSA
4301 East-West Highway



March 12 - 13, 2022
  • Over 75,000 Quality Used Books!!
  • Hardcover and Paperback Books and Audiobooks
  • Carefully sorted into over 60 different categories including: Biography, Foreign Language, Science Fiction, Mystery/Thriller, Finance, Vintage, Travel, a huge children's section and lots more!
  • March 12 and 13, 2022
    • Saturday, 10:00 a.m. til 5:00 p.m. 
    • Sunday, 10:00 a.m. til 3:00 p.m.
  • Great prices: Most books priced between $1.00 and $3.00
    • Sunday Special: Fill one of our bags for $10.00 
    • Cash, checks or credit cards accepted ($20 min.)
  • Cafe and musical entertainment both days
  • Something for everyone at this well-organized sale!
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