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September, 2020
4-19Hendersonville, NCCanceled
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October, 2020
1-4Fond du Lac, WICanceled
1-31Jefferson
1St. Joseph, MOPostponed
2-4New Orleans, LACanceled
10Chariton
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25Lansing, MIBooks and Paper
?Des MoinesBig Sale
?LeClaire
?Marion
?Oak Brook, ILExceptional
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November, 2020
14Chariton
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December, 2020
12Chariton

January, 2021
9Chariton
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February, 2021
13Chariton
?Coralville
?Marshalltown
?Waterloo

March, 2021
6Solon
13Chariton
18-21Fond du Lac, WIAnnual Sale!
?Iowa City

April, 2021
1St. Joseph, MORescheduled Sale!
10Chariton
22-24Cresco
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?Perry
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?Waukee

May, 2021
1Swisher
8Chariton
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?Hendersonville, NCSPRING SALE!!
?Marion
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?Webster City

June, 2021
12Chariton
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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 24 - 28
  • FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY FALL BOOK SALE
    • Celebrating Our 66th Year 1954-2020
  • Over Half a Million ITEMS - More than 60 Categories!
    • Books
    • Comics
    • Manga
    • Artwork
    • Posters
    • Puzzles
    • DVDs
    • Vinyl records
    • Sheet music, and much more.
  • October 24 to 28, 2020
    • Saturday, 9am to 6pm
    • Sunday, Noon to 6pm
    • Monday, Noon to 6pm
    • Tuesday, Noon to 6pm, everything 1/2 price
    • Wednesday, Noon to 6pm, everything 10 cents
  • 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
    • Cash or check only - no plastic (an ATM is close by)
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • 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 for Book Sale Procedures
  • Friends of the Library encourage shoppers to bring your own bags or boxes
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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



Sept; Jan; May
  • Sat 8-5
  • Preview: Fri 10-5, Friends; join at door $10 (coves all 3 sales in current year)
  • 9,000 books; 100% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-$1 plus Collectors Corner.


Bookstore
  • Mon-Sat, library hours
  • 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
Chariton, IA

Chariton Public Library
803 Braden Ave
641-774-5514



Oct 10; Nov 14; Dec 12; Jan 9, 2021; Feb 13, 2021; March 13, 2021; April 10, 2021; May 8, 2021; June 12, 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

Nov; Feb; May
  • 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 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

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Des Moines, IA


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



Oct
  • Please visit the Book Sale website and stay tuned for the announcement of our fall dates for the Book Sale's 60th Anniversary.


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



Oct 1 - 31 (VERIFIED)
  • Call ahead: Mondays & Wednesdays 2-6pm by appointment only; Fri 1-5pm, open browsing
  • Preview: 9/14-9/30, Friends; join at door
  • Sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions


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
LeClaire, IA

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

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

Malvern Public Library
502 Main St.
712-624-8219

Ongoing
Marion, IA

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

Oct; 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
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



Oct; 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
Spencer, IA

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

Nov
  • Thu, Fri 10-7, admission $1; Sat 10-5 Sun noon-4 (free admission Sat & Sun)
  • Preview: Wed 5:30-7:30pm, $5 fee
  • 30,000 books; paperbacks $1; hardcovers $3; Sat half price; Sun $5/bag, $25 grocery cart
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

Sept; Feb; 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



Oct; 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

Oct; 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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Lake Forest, IL


Canceled
Friends of Lake Forest Library
at Lake Forest Recreation Center
400 Hastings Road




Sept 18 - 20
  • The September 2020 book sale is canceled

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Mount Prospect, IL


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



Oct 16 - 18
  • Friends of Mount Prospect Public Library present another giant sale!
  • 35,000 Books!
    • 90% donated; 60% hardcover
  • Plus:  CDs, DVDs, records, books on CD/tape, games and puzzles!
  • All CDs, DVDs, books on CD will be "buy one, get one free" in the Better Book Room.
  • All books over $0.25: Nonfiction books are categorized. Fiction books are categorized and alphabetized.
  • Friends Preview Sale October 16
    • Friday, 6:30-9:30pm
    • Not a member yet? Join the Friends at the door for $5/yr and attend the Friday Sale
  • General Public Sale October 17 and 18
    • Saturday, 9am to 4:30pm
    • Sunday, noon to 4pm
  • Great Prices
    • Books .25-$10 (Rare/autographed higher)
    • DVD's now $1.00 each. CDs $0.50 each
  • Books were not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions.
  • Scanners welcome
  • Handcarts available
  • Credit cards accepted. (There is a $2 convenience fee for purchase under $100, $5 fee for purchase over $100.)
  • Ample free parking.
  • For more information contact: fofmppl@gmail.com
  • Next: December 12 Holiday Sale!

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Oak Brook, IL


Friends of the Oak Brook Public Library
600 Oak Brook Road (31st St)
630-368-7700



Oct
  • Rescheduled from April - Watch this spot for the new dates!
  • FRIENDS OF THE OAK BROOK PUBLIC LIBRARY USED BOOK SALE
  • THOUSANDS of BOOKS in extraordinary condition, extremely well organized, very affordably priced
    • 7,500 items - books, audiotapes, CDs, DVDs
  • Showcase Offerings: Special selection of books, in lobby display cases, dates TBA
  • October, 2020 (Dates TBA)
  • Thursday, 10am to 8pm
    • 10 am to 2 pm: 
      • $5 charge per person
      • $10 charge for admission with any electronic scanning device from 10 am to 2 pm
    • 2 pm to 8 pm: free admission
  • Friday, 9:30 am to 4:30 pm, free admission
  • Saturday, 9:30 am to 3 pm, free admission
  • Great Prices generally range from 50 cents to $1
    • Cash and checks accepted
  • Books were NOT picked over!

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New Orleans, LA

Canceled
Symphony Book Fair Art, Music and Treasures Sale!
8605 Oak Street.
504-861-2004



Oct 2 - 4
  • The Big 2020 Symphony Book Fair has been canceled due to the continuing health crisis and crowd restrictions. The sale organizers will let us know as soon as they can accept donations again, as well as when they set a new Book Fair date for 2021.
  • Check back here for the latest information.

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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




Oct 25
  • 71st Michigan Antiquarian Book & Paper Show
  • The Midwest's Largest Book & Paper Show!!
  • Sunday October 25, 2020 - Postponed from April
    • 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. Joseph, MO

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



Oct 1
  • The big October book sale has been postponed and rescheduled to April 1st.


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

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Hendersonville, NC

Canceled
Friends of Henderson County Library
at 1940 Spartanburg Hwy (Route 176)

(next door to Dollar General)


Sept 4 - 19
  • We regret to announce that the September Book Sale is CANCELED.
  • Check back with Book Sale Finder for details on the next sale.


May

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Fond du Lac, WI

Canceled
Fond du Lac Branch of AAUW
at Fond du Lac County Fairgrounds
Fond du Lac Ave ( old 45)

Held in RECREATION BUILDING


Oct 1 - 4
  • The October sale is canceled


March 18 - 21, 2021

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