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February, 2023
1-28AddisonBig Sale
7Rock Island
10-11EdwardsvilleBig Sale
10-12PalatineExceptional
11-12Anna
11Batavia
11Brighton
11Lansing
14Jerseyville
17-18Collinsville
18Troy
23-26Kingsport, TNNEW Dates NEW Location
24-27Greensboro, NCBig Sale
25-3/2Herrin
25-26Kennett Square, PA50,000+ Books!
?Marine


March, 2023
2-4Breese
3Troy
4Alton
4Colfax
4-6Glencoe
4Midlothian
4-5Roselle
7Rock Island
8-11Jefferson City, MOOver 100,000 Items!
10-13Mascoutah
10-12Rolling MeadowsFriendly Sale
11Batavia
11Brighton
11-12Huntley
11Lansing
14Jerseyville
15-19ElginBig Sale
16-19AlgonquinExceptional
16-19Fond du Lac, WI2023 Annual Sale!
16-18Princeton
17-20Fairview Heights
17-18Northbrook
18-19Glen Ellyn
18Troy
24-26Urbana
25-26Coralville, IABig Sale
30-4/2Evergreen Park
?Carbondale
?East Dundee
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Peoria
Peru
Princeville
Red Bud
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Stickney
Urbana
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Westchester
Zion

Future Sales

April, 2023
1Alton
1Colfax
1-6Herrin
4Rock Island
5-8BellevilleBig Sale
7Troy
8Batavia
8Brighton
8Lansing
11Jerseyville
13-16Baton Rouge, LABig Sale
14-16Lemont
15-16Mount ProspectBig Sale
15Troy
21-23Cary
21-23Saint Charles
22-26Gainesville, FLBig Sale
23-30Livonia, MIBOOKSTOCK!
27-5/1O'Fallon
29-30Arlington Heights
?Belvidere
?Charleston
?DeKalb
?Des Moines, IABig Sale
?Des Plaines
?North Riverside
?Plano
?Sterling
?Urbana
?Washington

May, 2023
1-25Saint Joseph
2Rock Island
4-6Wood River
5-6Mokena
5-20Red Bud
5Troy
6Alton
6Colfax
6-7Park Ridge
9Jerseyville
12-15Mascoutah
13Batavia
13Brighton
13Glen Ellyn
13Lansing
13-16State College, PA150,000+ Books!
20Troy
22-24Lancaster, PABig Sale
?Charleston
?Cherry Valley
?Galesburg
?Lisle
?Marine
?McHenry
?Winnetka

June, 2023
1-3Granite City
2Troy
3Alton
3Colfax
3-8Herrin
3Winnetka
6Rock Island
10Brighton
10Grayslake
10Lansing
13Glen Ellyn
13Jerseyville
17Troy
23-24Macomb
?Anna
?Bensenville
?Chicago
?Downers Grove
?Effingham
?Geneva
?Glencoe
?Johnsburg
?Midlothian
?Naperville

July, 2023
1Alton
1Colfax
7-11Newtown, CTHUGE Sale!
7Troy
8Batavia
8Brighton
8Lansing
9Union
11Jerseyville
11Rock Island
15Glen Ellyn
15Troy
16Detroit, MIFestival of Books!
20-21Princeton
27-30Chicago
?Bourbonnais
?Chicago
31-8/24Saint Joseph

August, 2023
1Rock Island
3-12Freeport
4-6North Aurora
4Troy
5Alton
5Colfax
5-9Herrin
8Jerseyville
12Batavia
12Brighton
12Lansing
19Troy
24-26Glen Carbon
26-27Lincoln
?Elmhurst
?Oak Park
?Paris
?Pinckneyville
?Plano
?Princeville
?Wheaton

September, 2023
1Troy
2Alton
2Colfax
2-3Yorkville
3-4Decatur
5Rock Island
9Batavia
9Brighton
9Lansing
12Jerseyville
15-17Lake Forest
16-17Glen Ellyn
16Troy
?Belvidere
?Charleston
?Chicago Ridge
?Deerfield
?Elgin
?Macomb
?Macomb
?Mascoutah

October, 2023
1Union
3Rock Island
5-8Antioch
5-7Dearborn, MIBig Sale
5Winnetka
6-8North Riverside
6-21Red Bud
6Troy
7Alton
7-9Chicago (Hyde Park)
7Colfax
7-11Herrin
7Sterling
10Jerseyville
14Batavia
14Brighton
14Lansing
15Edwardsville
21Troy
22-24Saint Charles
?Anna
?Carbondale
?Cherry Valley
?DeKalb
?Des Plaines
?East Dundee
?Galesburg
?Gillespie
?Glencoe
?Hampshire
?Jerseyville
?Lemont
?Lisle
?Mattoon
?McHenry
?Midlothian
?Palos Park
?Peoria
?Roselle
?Washington
?Western Springs
?Winnetka

November, 2023
2-11Freeport
3Troy
4Alton
4Colfax
4Morrison
7Rock Island
9-11Princeton
11Batavia
11Brighton
11Lansing
14Jerseyville
17-18Elgin
18Troy
24Glen Ellyn
25Effingham
?AlgonquinExceptional
?Chicago
?Johnsburg
?Park Ridge

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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:  half price day
    • Monday, 10 -5:  $5 per standard-sized bag (provided free)
    • 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
  • March 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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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

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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

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Addison, IL



SCARCE-LY USED Books & Records
800 South Rohlwing Rd (Rt 53)
Unit D
630-545-9710

(School & Community Assistance for Recycling & Composting Education)



Feb 1 - 28
  • All Young Adult Books
  • *** Buy 1, Get 1 FREE ***
    • Hard Covers $3
    • Soft Covers $2
  • LOTS of titles!!
  • THROUGHOUT FEBRUARY!
  • SCARCE-LY Used Books & Records
  • 630-545-9710
  • Questions?? email us: scarce-lyused@scarce.org
  • scarcelyused.org
  • February 1 through February 28
    • M-F 9:00-4:30, Saturdays 9-12 (noon)
  • Hundreds of titles of hardcover books
  • Thousands of CDs
  • All proceeds support SCARCE.org


Bookstore
  • Shopping "used" helps you save money while also keeping rare, vintage titles out of landfills.
  • Visit SCARCE-LY USED today to explore our collection!
  • Over 10,000 Vinyl records Thousands of book titles - excellent condition
  • Vintage Classic sets
  • **NEW** children's books
  • Well organized. Fully accessible.
  • Monday to Friday, 9-4:30, Saturday 9-noon
  • $10 minimum for credit cards
  • **100% of proceeds go to support our Non-profit SCARCE.org

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Algonquin, IL


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

March 16 - 19
  • March 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, 50% donations.
  • Special categories will be featured for this sale
  • Large FICTION section in alpha order
  • Many unusual special books!
  • SERIOUS BUYERS PREVIEW SALE
    • Thursday March 16th 4 pm to 7 pm
    • $10 Admission charge
    • Adults only please
  • REGULAR SALE HOURS - FREE ADMISSION
    • Friday March 17th, 3 pm to 7 pm
    • Saturday March 18th, 10 am to 2 pm
    • Sunday March 19th, 1 pm to 4 pm
  • All payments CASH or CHECK only!
  • In these uncertain times, check back closer to the sale for possible changes


Nov

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Algonquin, IL

Harnish Main Library
2600 Harnish Dr
847-458-6060

Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • 100 books; 98% donated; not 'picked over'; $2+
Alsip, IL

Alsip-Merrionette Park Library
11960 S Pulaski
708-371-5666

Ongoing
Alton, IL

Hayner Library
327 State St
618-462-4396 (Mon. mornings only)

(Corner of 4th & State Sts)


March 4; April 1; May 6; June 3; July 1; Aug 5; Sept 2; Oct 7; Nov 4
  • Sat 9-noon
  • 15,000 books; 75% donated; 50% hardcover; no buyer restrictions; .25-.50
  • Respect Social Distancing, Masks encouraged


Ongoing
  • Every Monday 9:30-11:30 (except holidays), and first Saturday of every month 9-noon
  • 15,000 books; 75% donated; 50% hardcover; .25-.50
  • Respect Social Distancing, Masks encouraged
Anna, IL

Stinson Memorial Library
409 S Main St
618-833-2521

Feb 11 - 12; June; Oct
  • Sat 8-2, Sun 1-3
  • Preview: Fri 4-6pm, Friends; join at door
  • 2,000 books; 100% donated; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; Sun $5/bag (bags provided)

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Antioch, IL


Antioch Library Friends
757 Main St
847-395-0874


Oct 5 - 8
  • Fri, Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5
  • Thousands of books; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; plus CDs, DVDs; paperbacks .25; hardcovers $2; trade pb $1; children's .25-.50; Sun $5/bag (1 free bag for Friends members)
Arlington Heights, IL

Friends of Arlington Heights Memorial Library
500 N. Dunton Ave
847-506-2663



April 29 - 30

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Aurora, IL

Eola Road Branch Library
555 S. Eola Rd.
630-264-3400

Ongoing
  • Library hours
Batavia, IL

Batavia Public Library
10 S Batavia Ave. (Rte. 31)
630-879-8220



Feb 11; March 11; April 8; May 13; July 8; Aug 12; Sept 9; Oct 14; Nov 11
  • Sat 9-1. Hours of operation and number of attendees will be based on Covid regulations on that day.
  • 10,000 books; 90% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; children's .50


Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • 90% donated
  • Stock replenished several times a week.

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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
Belvidere, IL

Ida Public Library
320 N. State St
815-544-3838

April; Sept
  • Wed-Fri 10-7:30, Sat 10-noon
  • Preview: Tue 5-7:30pm, Friends; join at door $5 ind., $10 fam.
  • Thousands of books; 95% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; most .50 or $1
  • Books are hardly picked over at all; some sold in ongoing cart.


Ongoing
  • Library hours
Bensenville, IL

Bensenville Community Public Library
200 S Church Rd
630-766-4642

June
  • Sat 9-1
  • 2,000 books; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-$1
  • Limited selection of flowers and vegetable plants and houseplants available for purchase.
Berwyn, IL

Berwyn Public Library
2701 Harlem Ave
708-795-8000 ext 3096

Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • 500 books; 100% donated; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $1
Bethany, IL

Marrowbone Public Library
216 West Main St.
217-665-3014

Ongoing
  • Library hours
Bloomingdale, IL

Bloomingdale Public Library
101 Fairfield Way



Ongoing
  • Library hours

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Blue Island, IL


Blue Island Public Library
2433 York St.
708-388-1078


Ongoing
  • Library hours
Bourbonnais, IL

Bourbonnais Public Library
250 W. John Casey Rd
815-933-1727

July
  • Fri, Sat 10-3
  • 4,000 books; 70% donated; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $2; trade pb $1; Recent books $5; A/V $1; Sat bag sale, using $5 library book tote
Breese, IL

St. Joseph's Hospital Auxiliary
at Breese Knight of Columbus Hall
480 North Walnut St
618-526-5351



March 2 - 4
  • Fri 10-7, Sat 10-2
  • Preview: Thu 10-11am, $6 fee; 11-8pm, $3 fee
  • 25,000 books; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; Fri 3pm half price, Sat half-price; Sat 2-4: $3/bag, 4-5: free
Brighton, IL

Brighton Memorial Library
held at 108 Ransom St.
618-372-8450

(held behind library on 108 Ransom St.)


Feb 11; March 11; April 8; May 13; June 10; July 8; Aug 12; Sept 9; Oct 14; Nov 11
  • Thu noon-6, Fri 10-4, Sat 9-1
  • 5,000 books; 25% donated; 75% hardcover; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; partly sorted; .50-$5
  • Credit cards accepted
Brookfield, IL

Brookfield Public Library
3609 Grand Ave
708-485-6917



Ongoing
  • Mon-Thu 10-9, Fri, Sat 10-6, Sun 11-6 (closed Sun in June, July, Aug))
  • 150 books; 100% donated; 33% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions
Calumet City, IL

Calumet City Public Library
660 Manistee Ave.
708-862-6220

Ongoing
Carbondale, IL

Carbondale Public Library
at Brush bldg. in Library parking lot
405 W Main St
618-457-0354

(Enter parking lot on Monroe St)

March; Oct
  • Sat 8-3, Sun 1-4
  • 20,000 books; 60% donated; 70% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; $1; Sun half price
  • No scanners
Carbondale, IL

Morris Library
Southern Illinois University
605 Agriculture Dr
618-453-4305

Bookstore
Cary, IL

Cary Area Public Library
1606 Three Oaks Rd
847-639-4210

April 21 - 23
  • Fri 1-4, Sat 9-4, Sun 1-4
  • 75% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; books, audio, video, CDs, books on CD; paperbacks .50-$1; hardcovers $1; children's .25; Sun $5/bag (bags provided)
  • Special pricing for teachers with current I.D., except Sunday Bag Sale. Non-profits with I.D. Contact chairperson during sale if interested in books after sale. Cash and checks only
Champaign, IL

FriendShop
Champaign Public Library
200 W. Green St
217-403-5395

Bookstore
  • Wed-Sat 11-5, Sun 1:30-5
  • 20,000+ books; 70% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; Most $2 or less
  • Credit cards accepted
    Some donated items go to the library collection; some items sold online.
    No restrictions
  • Magazine Clearance Sale during January; 25 cents each for back issues, hundreds of titles

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Charleston, IL


Booth Library
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Ave.
217-581-6072

(weather permitting; held outside near Library's south entrance)



April; Sept
  • Wed 9-4
  • 2,500 books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks $1; hardcovers $2 & up; videos $1
Charleston, IL

Charleston Carnegie Public Library
712 Sixth St
217-345-4913



May
  • Fri 10-5:30, Sat 10-1:30
  • Sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; hardcover, audio books, DVDs, puzzles, games $1; all other items .25-.50
Chatham, IL

Chatham Area Public Library
600 E Spruce St
217-483-2713

Bookstore
  • Mon-Thu 9-8, Fri 9-5, Sat 9-4
  • Books, audio books, movies, puzzles, large-print books, LPs, mags.; paperbacks .75 or as marked; hardcovers $2, 3/$5; children's .25-$1
  • Not picked over
  • Credit cards acceepted
Cherry Valley, IL

Cherry Valley Public Library
755 E State St.
815-332-5161

May; Oct
  • Library hours for remaining of sale
  • Preview: Fri before, noon-4, Friends only (join at door) plus $5 fee
  • 100% donated; no buyer restrictions; .50-$2
  • Some books removed for sale online
  • Final week half-price, final weekend $2/bag
Chicago, IL

The Newberry Library
60 W. Walton St.
312-255-3581

July 27 - 30
  • Fri-Sun 10-6
  • 120,000 books; 100% donated; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; Most $3
  • No visitor parking lot; limited parking on area streets (restrictions apply, so read signs. Garage parking in neighborhood.
Chicago, IL

Norwood Park Historical Society
5624 N Newark Ave.
312-513-2227

July
  • Sat 8-3
  • 2,000 books; 100% donated; 75% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $1-$10
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Yard sale
Chicago, IL

Ronald Williams Library
(near Foster & Kimball)
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 N. St. Louis Ave
773-442-4400

Nov
  • Wed, Thu 8am-10:45pm, Fri 8-6
  • 3,000+ books; 100% donated; 40% hardcover; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; All books $1
  • Cash, checks, PayPal or Zelle
  • Free parking on west side of St. Louis Avenue, and along Bryn Mawr, btwn St. Louis and Pulaski. Paid Parking also available.
Chicago, IL

Chicago Book and Paper Fair
Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association (MWABA)
Local 130 Plumbers Union Hall
1340 W. Washington Blvd.
847-722-8949

Easy Access via CTA and Free Parking


June

Watch this spot for details on the next great Book and PaperFair!
Chicago (Hamlin Park), IL

Hamlin Park Branch Library
2205 W. Belmont
312-744-0166

Ongoing
Chicago (Hyde Park), IL

Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference
1526 E. 55th St
(55th Street just west of Lake Park Ave - near Univ. of Chicago)

Oct 7 - 9
  • Sat, Sun 9-5, Mon 9-2
  • 40,000+ books; 100% donated; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; plus AV materials; Mon $4/bag, $5/box

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Chicago (South Shore), IL


South Shore Branch Library
2505 E. 73rd Street
312-747-5281


Ongoing
Chicago (West Addison), IL

West Addison Branch Library
7536 W. Addison
312-746-4704

Ongoing
Chicago Ridge, IL

Chicago Ridge Public Library
10400 S. Oxford Ave.
708-423-7753

Sept
  • Fri, Sat 9:30-2, Sun 1-4
  • 4,000 books; 75% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-$2; Sun $2/bag or $4/FOL bag
  • Cash only


Ongoing
  • Library hours
Clarendon Hills, IL

Clarendon Hills Public Library
7 N. Prospect Ave
630-323-8188



Ongoing
  • Mon, Tue, Thu 9:30-9, Wed, Fri 9:30-5, Sat 9:30-4
  • 200 books; 100% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $1-$3
  • Cart constantly replenished
Colfax, IL

Martin Township Public Library
132 W. Main St
(south end)

March 4; April 1; May 6; June 3; July 1; Aug 5; Sept 2; Oct 7; Nov 4
  • Sat 9-noon
  • 2,500 books; 30% donated; 40% hardcover; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; children's .50
  • New books donated weekly and added to the others
Collinsville, IL

Collinsville Memorial Library
408 W Main
618-344-1112



Feb 17 - 18
  • Fri 9-5, Sat 9-4
  • 2,000 books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $5/bag
Crystal Lake, IL

Environmental Defenders of McHenry County
at Algonquin Township Road District
3702 US Highway 14
815-338-0393

Bldg B Garage


Bookstore
  • Mon-Sat 10-5
  • 3,000 books; 65% donated; 70% hardcover; sorted; $1-$10
Danvers, IL

Danvers Township Library
117 E Exchange St.
309-963-4269

Ongoing
  • Mon 1-9, Tue 9-8, Wed 9-5, Thu 1-9, Fri 9-5, Sat 9-1
  • 500 books; 25% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $1/bag
De Kalb, IL

Founders Memorial Library
Northern Illinois University
815-753-9838

Ongoing
Decatur, IL

Friends of Decatur Public Library
at Decatur Civic Center
#1 Gary Anderson Plaza
217-424-2900



Sept 3 - 4
  • Sun 11-5, Mon 9-3
  • Preview: Sunday 9-11am, Friends; join at door
  • 70,000 books; 80% donated; 70% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1-$2; Mon half-price or $5/bag
  • We sell less than 30 books a year on-line. Higher value books have been placed in the Special Book Section which are available for purchase at the sale. FOL members may purchase these books for 1/2 price during the FOL Member's sale.

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Deerfield, IL


Deerfield Public Library
at Deerfield Farmer's Market
Deerfield Rd. & Robert York Rd.
847-945-3311, x8895




Sept
  • Sat 7am-12:30pm
  • 400 books; 100% donated; 95% hardcover; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $3 each, buy 5, get 1 free
  • Deerfield Farmers Market
Deerfield, IL

Deerfield Public Library
920 Waukegan Rd
847-935-3311, x8895



Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • Suggested donation: HCs, CDs, DVDs, audio books $2; pbs $1
DeKalb, IL

DeKalb Public Library
309 Oak St
815-756-9568

April; Oct
  • Fri, Sat 9-4:39, Sun 1-4:30
  • 7,500+ books; 95% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; Sun $5/bag
DeKalb, IL

Northern Illinois University
Founders Memorial Library (Lobby)
217 Normal Rd
815-753-1094

Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • .50-$1
  • Stock turns over regularly
    Exact change appreciated
    Checks over $5 accepted
Des Plaines, IL

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

Downtown, just south of Metra train station


April; Oct

Watch this spot for the next great sale!

Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • 475-500 books
Downers Grove, IL

American Association of University Women Downers Grove Area Branch
held at O'Neill Middle School
635 59th St
630-225-8162

Doors #6 and #8 (Note new location)


June

Watch this spot for the next wonderful AAUW book sale!
East Dundee, IL

Dundee Twp. Public Library
555 Barrington Ave
847-428-3661

March; Oct
  • Thu 5:30-8:30pm, Fri 9-4, Sat 9-2
  • 3,000+ books; 100% donated; 75% hardcover; sorted; .25-$2; Sat noon-2 $5/bag
  • $10 fee for using scanner

The following advertiser supports our web page.
Please visit them and tell them you saw their ad on BookSaleFinder.com
Edwardsville, IL


St. Andrews Episcopal Church
406 Hillsboro Ave

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

Feb 10 - 11
  • Saint Andrews Book Sale!
  • Presenting More than 20,000 Books
    • All genres. 100% Donated
    • Well sorted for easy shopping.
  • And There's More:
    • DVDs!
    • Puzzles!
    • Music!
  • Something for Everyone
  • Friday, February 10
  • Friday BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
    • Hours: 3 pm to 8 pm.
    • Reservations limited to 35 per half hour Click Here to sign up
    • (Those without computer access can call 618-692-8104)
    • Please cancel if you are unable to attend.
  • Saturday, February 11 
    • Hours: 9 am to 1 pm
  • Saturday Walk-ins welcome (no reservations on Saturday)
  • Cash or Check only
  • Dealers welcome
  • No buyer restrictions
Edwardsville, IL

Leclaire Parkfest
St. Andrew's Relay for Life Team
Leclaire Park
800 Hale Ave
618-656-1929

Oct 15
  • Sun noon-5
  • 3,000+ books; 100% donated; sorted; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1
  • Leclaire Parkfest: music, food, games, cars, etc.
Effingham, IL

Effingham Public Library
200 N Third
217-342-2464



June; Nov 25
  • Fri 8-2, 30 shoppers at a time. Masks required.
  • Sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions

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Elburn, IL


Town and Country Public Library
320 East North St
630-365-2244


Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • Paperbacks .50-$1; hardcovers $1; children's .25 & .50; DVD $1, audio books $2

The following advertiser supports our web page.
Please visit them and tell them you saw their ad on BookSaleFinder.com
Elgin, IL


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



March 15 - 19
  • 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 15,  $10 Admission
    • 4 PM: Numbers are given out
    • 5:00 - 8:30: Sale
  • Regular Sale: March 16 to 19 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!!


Sept

Watch this spot for the next great sale!

Ongoing
  • Mon-Thu 9-9, Fri, Sat 9-6, Sun noon-5
  • 75% donated; 75% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks $1; hardcovers $2
  • Credit cards accepted
    Some valuable books may be removed to sell online
Elgin, IL

Northwest Bible Baptist Church
9N889 Nesler Rd



Nov 17 - 18
  • Fri 4-8, Sat 9-4
  • 2,500 books; 100% donated; 30% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .50
  • Credit cards accepted
Elmhurst, IL

AAUW Elmhurst Area Branch NFP
American Association of University Women
at Sandburg Middle School
345 E. St. Charles Road
630-834-1426



Aug

Watch this spot for the next great sale!
Elmwood Park, IL

Elmwood Park Library
1 Conti Parkway
708-453-7645

Ongoing
  • During Library Hours
  • 3 Bookcases of books
Eureka, IL

Melick Library at Eureka College
301 E. College Ave
309-467-6892



Ongoing
  • Mon-Fri during library hours
  • 1,200+ books; 40% donated; 45% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; .50-$1
  • Some more valuable items reserved for annual Homecoming book sale in the Fall
Evergreen Park, IL

Evergreen Park Public Library
9400 S Troy Ave
708-422-8522

March 30 - April 2
  • Thu 9-9, Fri, Sat 9-5
  • 2,000 books; 100% donated; 75% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions
  • Some books selected to sell elsewhere
  • Credit cards accepted


Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • 1,000 books; 90% donated; 60% hardcover; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions
Fairview Heights, IL

Fairview Heights Library
10017 Bunkum Road
618-489-2070

March 17 - 20
  • Fri 10-4:30, Sat 10-3; Mon 10-3 (closed Sun)
  • 9,000+ books; 70% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; most .50-$2; Sat $5/bag; Mon $1/bag
  • All children must be accompanied by parents on all three days.
Forest Park, IL

Forest Park Public Library
7555 W. Jackson Blvd
708-366-7171

Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • Books, videos, cds; .25-$1
  • New selections always added. Donations are appreciated.
Fox Lake, IL

Fox Lake District Library
255 E Grand Ave.
847-587-0198

Ongoing
  • Library hours

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Fox River Grove, IL


Fox River Grove Public Library
407 Lincoln Ave
847-639-2274


Ongoing
  • Library hours M-F 10-6, Sat 10-3
  • not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; trade pb $1; children's .50; media $1, games, puzzles, etc: $1
  • Credit cards accepted ($1 added fee)
Frankfort, IL

Frankfort Public Library
21119 S. Pfeiffer Rd.
(S. side of Rte 30, between Harlem Av & Rte 45)



Ongoing
  • Library hours
Franklin Park, IL

Franklin Park Public Library
10311 Grand Ave
847-455-6016

Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; A/V .50
Freeport, IL

Voices Book Nook
Lincoln Mall
1243 W. Galena Ave
815-821-2665



Aug 3 - 12; Nov 2 - 11
  • Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri Sat 10-4, Thu 10-7
  • 60,000 books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; plus CDs, DVDs, music, mags, etc.; .25-$2.50


Bookstore
  • Mon-Sat 10-4, Thu 10-7
  • 60,000 books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted
  • All funds go to VOICES of Stephenson County, an organization that assists victims of domestic and sexual abuse.
Galesburg, IL

Galesburg Public Library
40 East Simmons St
309-343-6118

May; Oct
  • Sat 9-4, Mon 9-1
  • Preview: Fri 5-7pm, $5 fee (Friends free)
  • 4,000 books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .50 and up; Mon $1-$3/bag
Geneva, IL

Geneva Public Library
227 S Seventh St
630-232-0780

June
  • Fri noon-4, Sat 10-4, Sun noon-4
  • Preview: Fri 10-noon $5 entry fee
  • 10,000 books; 100% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; Sun 1/2 price
  • Geneva Arts Festival Sale
Gillespie, IL

Friends of Gillespie Library
at 1st United Methodist Church
Rt. 16 West

Oct
  • Fri 6pm-8pm, Sat 8am-11am
  • Preview: Thu 6-8pm, $5 fee adults, $3 children 5-12
  • "Thousands" of books; sorted; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; children's .25-$1; Media priced to sell
Glen Carbon, IL

Glen Carbon Centennial Library
198 S Main St
618-288-1212



Aug 24 - 26
  • Thu 5-8, Fri, Sat 9-5
  • not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions
  • Due to COVID, we'll limit the number of people in the booksale and the time they may be in if there is a waiting line
Glen Ellyn, IL

Glen Ellyn Public Library
400 Duane St
630-469-0879



March 18 - 19; May 13; June 13; July 15; Sept 16 - 17; Nov 24
  • 5,000 books; 97% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; Most adult books $2, children's $1, media $1
  • Semi-private shopping appointments may be available. Please email the Friends.
  • Sat 9-2, Sun 1-4 (Sun $10/bag provided)
Glencoe, IL

Glencoe Public Library
320 Park Ave
847-835-5056

March 4 - 6; June; Oct
  • Sat 9-5, Sun noon-5, Mon 9-noon
  • Preview: Fri 4:30-6:30pm, Friends members, Glencoe residents only
  • Thousands of books; 95% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .50-$4; Sun half price, Mon $3/bag


Ongoing

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Glenview, IL


Glenview Library
1930 Glenview Rd
847-901-5910




Bookstore
  • Library hours
  • Paperbacks .50-$1; hardcovers $1; $1-$5; mags, maps .25, A/V .50-$3
  • Each month various genres are priced half-off
    Some of the more valuable books have been listed online, but are available for purchase at the price listed online, minus postage.
    Store has occasional month-long sales in specific genres.
Granite City, IL

Friends of the Library
at Wilson Park Ice Rink
2900 Fehling Rd.
618-452-6238



June 1 - 3
  • Fri 4-8, Sat 8-noon
  • Preview: Thu 6-9; $6 fee, Friends free
  • 80% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; children's .50; DVDs $1; Sat $6/bag (provided)
  • ID (driver's license) required for checks
Grayslake, IL

Grayslake Area Public Library
100 Library Lane
847-223-5313



June 10
  • Sat 9:30-5
  • 2,000 books; 95% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .50-$2


Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • 750 books; 90% donated; 45% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks $1; hardcovers $2
  • Stock is refreshed every Wed. morning
Gurnee, IL

Warren-Newport Public Library
224 N O'Plaine Rd.
847-244-5150

Bookstore
  • Library hours
Hampshire, IL

Ella's Friends
at Prairie View Garden Center
48W130 Illinois Route 72
847-683-2727



Oct
  • Fri, Sat, Sun 10-4
  • 7,000 books; 60% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; trade pb .75; children's .50; A/V $1; Sun $5/bag
Harvey, IL

Harvey Public Library
15441Turlington Ave.
708-331-0757

Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • 200 books, weekly rotating stock, 5% donated, 90% hardcover
Herrin, IL

Herrin City Library
120 N 13th St.
618-942-6109



Feb 25 - March 2; April 1 - 6; June 3 - 8; Aug 5 - 9; Oct 7 - 11
  • Sat noon-5, Mon 10-7, Tue-Thu 10-7 (closed Sun)
  • 500 books; 100% donated; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-$3; Tue-Thu discount days
Highland Park, IL

Highland Park Public Library
494 Laurel Ave.
847-432-0216

Bookstore
  • Thursdays, Saturdays 10:30-4:30
  • 3,000 books; 50% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; .25-$5
Highwood, IL

Highwood Public Library
102 Highwood Ave.
847-433-5404



Ongoing
Hinsdale, IL

Hinsdale Public Library
20 E. Maple St.
630-986-1976

Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • $1-$3
  • 15 shelves constantly restocked

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Homewood, IL


Homewood Public Library
17917 Dixie Hwy
708-799-9055


Bookstore
  • Sat 10-4
Huntley, IL

Corner Books
Huntley Area Public Library
11000 Ruth Rd
847-669-5386

March 11 - 12
  • Sat 9-4, Sun noon-4
  • 4,000 books; 50% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; .50-$2
  • Unadvertised preview for Friends only
  • Credit cards accepted


Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • Books & A/V materials; .50 & up
  • New material added almost daily
Indian Head Park, IL

Indian Head Park Heritage Center
6250 S. Wolf Rd



Ongoing
  • Sat 10-3, Sun noon-3
  • 400-500 books; 100% donated; not 'picked over'; paperbacks .50, 3/$1; hardcovers $1; DVDs $1.50
Jacksonville, IL

Friends of the Jacksonville Public Library
at York's Antique and Craft Mall
Booth #31
1847 South Main St.



Bookstore
  • Mon-Fri 10-6, Sat 10-5, Sun noon-5
  • 4,000 books; 100% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; .50-$3
Jerseyville, IL

Jerseyville Public Library
105 N Liberty St
618-498-9514

Feb 14; March 14; April 11; May 9; June 13; July 11; Aug 8; Sept 12; Oct 10
  • Tue 8:30am-8:pm
  • $3/bag


Oct; Nov 14
  • Fri 9-3:30, Sat 9-2
  • Preview: Thu 3-7 $2 fee
  • 5,000 books; 98% donated; 45% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; plus CDs, DVDs; .25-$2; Sat $3/bag (provided)


Ongoing
  • Library hours - Mon-Thu 8:30am-8:30pm, Fri, Sat 8:30-5, Sun 1-4
  • Occasional monthly specials. Nov: Coookbooks. Dec: Gift quality
Johnsburg, IL

Johnsburg Public Library
3000 N Johnsburg Rd
815-344-0077

(2 blocks north of Chapel Hill Rd)

June; Nov
  • Mon-Thu 9:30-8:30, Fri 9:30-4:30, Sat 9:30-2:30
  • 10,000+ books; 90% donated; 50% hardcover; includes, movies, music; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; children's .50; A/V $1
Kaneville, IL

Kaneville Public Library
at Kaneville Community Center
2 S 101 Harter Rd
630-557-2441



Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • Paperbacks .25; hardcovers $1; trade pb .50; children's .25
La Grange Park, IL

La Grange Park Library
555 North La Grange Rd.
708-352-0100



Bookstore
  • Mon-Thu 10-9, Fri, Sat 10-5, Sun 1-5 (hours subject to volunteer availability)
  • 5,000+ books
  • Stock changes daily. Check out the "Collectables" case.
Lake Forest, IL

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



Sept 15 - 17

Watch this spot for details on the next great book sale!
Lanark, IL

Friends of Lanark Public Library
Twice Sold Tales
Unique Mall
504 Illinois Rte 64
815-493-6366

Bookstore
  • Tue-Fri 9-5, Sat 9-noon
  • 10,000+ books; 100% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; paperbacks .50, 3/$1; hardcovers $1; like new books $2-$5; VHS 10/$1, audiobooks .50, DVDs $1
  • Not picked over. No restrictions. 100+ titles added weekly. Cash only

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Lansing, IL


Lansing Public Library
2750 Indiana Ave
708-474-2447 x 122




Feb 11; March 11; April 8; May 13; June 10; July 8; Aug 12; Sept 9; Oct 14; Nov 11
  • Sat 10-2
  • Preview: Sat 9-10, Friends; join at door $10
  • 5,000 books; 95% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions
Lemont, IL

Lemont Public Library
50 E. Wend St



April 14 - 16; Oct
  • Sat 9-4, Sun 1-4
  • Preview: Fri 6-8, $5 admission
  • 2,000 books; 90% donated; 85% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; Buy bag for $1 any time during sale and fill it for $4 on Sun (must use provided bag)
  • Credit cards accepted, minimum $3. No personal checks.


Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • no buyer restrictions
Lincoln, IL

Lincoln Public Library
725 Pekin St.
217-732-8878



Aug 26 - 27
  • Fri 9-5, Sat 9-3
  • not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $1/bag - no limit on number of bags
Lincolnshire, IL

Vernon Area Public Library
300 Olde Half Day Rd.
847-634-3650

Ongoing
  • Library Hours
  • Books, CDs, DVDs, audio books; .50-$2
Lisle, IL

Lisle Library
777 Front St.
630 971-1675



May; Oct
  • Fri 9:30-7:30, Sat 9:30-5
  • Preview: Thu 9:30-7:30, $2 fee
  • 20% donated; 80% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions
Macomb, IL

Friends of Macomb Library
at Chandler Park
309-252-0196



Sept
  • Sat 9-4
  • 5,000 books; 100% donated; 75% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; includes lots of media; paperbacks $1; hardcovers $2; media $2
  • Gazebo Art Festival
Macomb, IL

Friends of the Macomb Public Library
at Library Annex
109 E Jefferson St



June 23 - 24
  • Fri, Sat 9-4
  • Preview: Thu 4-5:30, Friends; join at door $10. First 12 books half price
  • 5,000 books; 95% donated; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; plus 1,000 media: CDs, DVDs, audio books; paperbacks $1 & up; hardcovers $2 and up
  • Heritage Days
Macomb, IL

Western Illinois University
Curriculum Library
Horrabin Hall, room 80
309-298-1101

Sept
  • Mon, Tue 8-4
  • 750-1000 books; 50% hardcover; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $1-$3
Marengo, IL

Marengo-Union Library
19714 E. Grant Hwy
815-568-8236

Bookstore
  • Mon-Thu 9-8, Fri, Sat 9-5, Sun (Sep-May) 1-3
  • 5,000 books; 50% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; paperbacks .25; hardcovers .50; children's .10; CDs, DVDs, audiobooks $.50
  • Not picked over; no restrictions
    Feb, March 2023: buy one, get one free
Marine, IL

Charles Gravius Memorial Library
202 E. Silver St.



Feb; May
  • Fri 8-6
  • 800 books; 99% donated; 30% hardcover; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25 each or $2/plastic bag (bags provided)

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Mascoutah, IL


Mascoutah Public Library
3 West Church St
618-566-2562


March 10 - 13; May 12 - 15; Sept
  • Fri 8-6, Sat 8-4, Mon 10-7 (closed Sun)
  • Preview: Thu 5-7; educators only
  • 75% donated; 25% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions
Matteson, IL

Matteson Public Library
801 S. School Ave
708-748-4431

Ongoing
  • Library hours
Mattoon, IL

Mattoon Public Library
1600 Charleston Ave
217-234-2621



Oct
  • Sat 8-noon
  • not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; Donation
  • Credit cards accepted
McHenry, IL

McHenry Public Library
809 Front St
815-385-0036

North Parking Lot, Entrance B


May; Oct
  • Sat 9-5, Sun noon-4
  • Preview: Thu prior 6-9pm, Friends always must be members by the end of the month prior to the sale to attend the preview; you may NOT join at door*
  • 30,000 books; 85% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; trade pb $1; children's .25
  • $10 charge to use a scanner at the sale.


Ongoing
  • Library hours
Mendota, IL

Graves-Hume Public Library
1401 W Main St

Ongoing
  • 100-150+ books; 80% donated; 25% hardcover; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .25; hardcovers .50
Midlothian, IL

Midlothian Public Library
14701 Kenton Ave
708-535-2027



March 4; June; Oct
  • Sat 9-3
  • 800 books; 90% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted


Ongoing
  • Mon-Thu 9-8, Fri, Sat 9-5
Mokena, IL

Mokena Community Public Library
11327 W 195th St
708-479-9663

May 5 - 6
  • Fri 10:30-5:30, Sat 9:30-3:30
  • Preview: Fri 10-10:30 and Sat 9-9:30 Friends; join at door
  • 2,500 books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $1-$3
Moline, IL

Moline Public Library
3210 41st St



Bookstore
  • Mon 10-6 Tue 10-6, Wed-Sat 10-4
Morrison, IL

Odell Public Library
307 S Madison St.
815-772-7323

Nov 4
  • Sat 9-2
  • 5,000 books; 100% donated; 70% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .50-$1
Morton Grove, IL

Morton Grove Public Library
6140 Lincoln Ave
847-965-4220.

Ongoing

CLICK HERE for conventions followed for free listings

The following advertiser supports our web page.
Please visit them and tell them you saw their ad on BookSaleFinder.com
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
  • 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!
  • Special additions:
    • Hundreds of military books, most WWII. Biography, battles, campaigns, air and watercraft, vehicles, weaponry, and much more!
    • Many books in Polish, Thai and Korean
  • Large selection of world language books.
  • 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.
Mundelein, IL

Fremont Public Library
1170 N Midlothian Rd
847-566-8702

Ongoing
  • Library hours
Naperville, IL

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



June

Watch this spot for the next great sale!
Naperville, IL

Nichols Library
200 W. Jefferson Ave.
630-961-4100 x 6322

Ongoing
  • During library hours
  • 1,000 books; 80% hardcover; also books on tape, videos, and DVDs; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; A/V $1, mags .25
Naperville, IL

95th Street Library
3015 Cedar Glade Dr.
630-961-4100 x 4902 (Shu-Mei)

Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • 500+ books; 70% hardcover; also books on tape, videos, and DVDs; .25-$3
Naperville, IL

Naper Boulevard Library
2035 S. Naper Blvd.
630-961-4100 x 2203 (Pat)

Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • 1,000+ books; 70% hardcover; also books on tape, videos, and DVDs; .25-$3
New Lenox, IL

New Lenox Public Library
120 Veterans Parkway

Ongoing
  • Mon-Thu 10-8, Sat 10-2
  • 2,000 books; 100% donated; 80% hardcover; .50-$3
North Aurora, IL

Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
113 Oak St
630-896-0240

Aug 4 - 6
  • Fri 9-7, Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5
  • 5,000+ books; 100% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; includes CDs, DVDs, audiobooks on CD, puzzles; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; Sun $3/bag or 2 bags/$5
  • Part of Village of North Aurora North Aurora Days Festival.
North Riverside, IL

North Riverside Public Library
2400 S. Des Plaines Ave
708-447-0869

April; Oct 6 - 8
  • Sat 10-3, Sun noon-3
  • Preview: Fri 6-8pm, Friends; join at door
  • 2,000 books; 70% donated; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1.25; trade pb $1.25-$1.50; CDs $1.50, DVDs $2, books on CD's $2.50; Sun $4/bag
Northbrook, IL

Northbrook Public Library
1201 Cedar Lane
847-272-6224



March 17 - 18
  • Fri, Sat 10-4
  • 1,000 books; 70% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-$1


Ongoing

CLICK HERE for conventions followed for free listings
Oak Lawn, IL


Oak Lawn Public Library
9427 S Raymond Ave
708-422-4990


Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • 70% donated; paperbacks .25; hardcovers .50; mags .05
Oak Park, IL

Oak Park Public Library
824 W. Lake St.
708-383-8200

(cafeteria)

Aug
  • Fri 2-6, Sat 9-5
  • 50,000 books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; not 'picked over'; No items over $2
  • No scanners allowed
  • Credit cards accepted
O'Fallon, IL

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



April 27 - May 1
  • Thu 9-8, Fri 9-5, Sat 9-4, Sun 1-5, Mon 9-8
  • Thousands of books; 70% donated; sorted; no buyer restrictions; .50-$3
  • Books removed to sell online
  • Credit cards accepted
Orland Park, IL

Orland Park Public Library
14921 S Ravinia Ave
708-428-5100

Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • 100% donated; sorted; paperbacks .25; hardcovers $1

The following advertiser supports our web page.
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Palatine, IL


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

Feb 10 - 12
  • Presented by Palatine Friends of the Library
  • February 10, 11, 12
    • Friday 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
    • $5.00 entry fee
    • Friends members free
  • Saturday 9:30 am to 3:00 pm
    • Free admission
  • Sunday 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm
    • Free admission
    • Half-Price Day!
  • THOUSANDS OF ITEMS!
    • 100% donated. No library discards.
    • Sorted into categories
  • 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, Check and Credit Cards
  • Specialty Room
    • More than 100 Heritage Club Classics in slip covers
    • Many signed books
    • Large selection of unopened DVD's and TV series
    • Large collection of jigsaw puzzles
    • Rare and Gift quality books.
    • Individually priced. Items must be bagged in the Specials Room
    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!!
Palos Heights, IL

Palos Heights Public Library
12501 S 71st Ave
708-448-1473

Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • 700 books; 90% donated; 60% hardcover
Palos Hills, IL

Green Hills Library
8611 W 103rd St
708-598-8446

Ongoing
  • Sat 10-5, Sun noon-4, Mon-Fri 9-9
  • Books, movies, CDs, audiobooks
  • Always adding new selections.
Palos Park, IL

Palos Park Public Library
12330 Forest Glen Blvd
708-448-1530



Oct
  • Mon-Thu 9:30-8, Fri, Sat 9:30-5
  • 1,000 books; 80% donated; 70% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks $1; hardcovers $2; audiobooks $1, CDs, DVDs $1; oversize and book sets $2;Sat $4/bag
Paris, IL

Paris Public Library
207 S Main St.
217-463-3950

Aug
  • Sat 10-4
  • 70% donated; 60% hardcover; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; DVDs, AV; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; children's .50
Park Forest, IL

Park Forest Public Library
400 Lakewood Blvd.
708-748-3731



Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • Paperbacks .25 or .50; hardcovers most $1; A/V $2-$3

CLICK HERE for conventions followed for free listings
Park Ridge, IL


Park Ridge Library
20 S Prospect Ave
847-825-3123


May 6 - 7; Nov
  • Sat 9-3, Sun noon-2
  • Preview: Fri 4-7pm, Friends; join at door
  • 7,000 books; 50% donated; 80% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; .50-$2; Sun: half-price
  • No electronics: no cell phones, scanners, laptops are to be used during the book sale. Cash or check only.


Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • Books, DVDs, CDs, mags; Individually priced
  • Honor system: payment Please place cash or check in drop box located just outside the Quiet Reading Room doors.
Pecatonica, IL

Pecatonica Public Library
400 W. 7th



Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • 500 books; 95% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; .50-$2
Pekin, IL

Pekin Public Library
301 South 4th St
309-347-7111



Bookstore
  • Library hours
  • 2,000 books
Peoria, IL

Alpha Park Public Library
3527 Airport Rd.
309-697-3822

Ongoing
Peoria, IL

Peoria Park District Noble Center
1125 W. Lake Ave.
309-681-2681

(Book Court: Lobby and Lower Level)


Oct
  • Sat 10-7, Sun noon-5, Mon Noon-7
  • 10,000 books; 100% donated; 80% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; .25-$5; Sun half price, Mon 75% off
  • Approx. 100 listed for sale online
  • Credit cards accepted


Bookstore
  • Mon-Fri 8:30-4:30
  • 3,000 books
Peoria, IL

Peoria Public Library
107 N.E. Monroe St.
309-497-2141



Ongoing
  • Mon, Tue, Wed, Sat noon-4
Peru, IL

Peru Public Library
1409 11th. St
815-223-0229

Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • 3,500 books; 90% donated; 20% hardcover; sorted; .25-$2
Pinckneyville, IL

Pinckneyville Public Library
312 S Walnut St.
618-357-2410



Aug
  • Fri, Sat 9-1
  • 2,000 books; 50% donated; 50% hardcover; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $1/bag - (bring your own)
  • City-wide yard sale
Plano, IL

Plano Community Library
15 W North St
630-552-2009

April; Aug
  • Sat 10-4, Mon-Wed 10-8, Fri 10-6
  • 3,000 books; 80% donated; 80% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; DVDs $1; Second week $4/bag
  • Credit cards accepted
Princeton, IL

Princeton Public Library
698 E Peru St
815-875-1331

March 16 - 18
  • Thu 10-6, Fri 10-5, Sat 10-2
  • Preview: Wed 4-6pm, Friends
  • 9,000 books; 80% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .50-$4


July 20 - 21; Nov 9 - 11
  • 9,000 books; 80% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .50-$4
  • Thu 10-6, Fri 10-5

CLICK HERE for conventions followed for free listings
Princeville, IL


Lillie M. Evans Library
207 N. Walnut St.
309-385-4540


Aug
  • Library Hours
  • 2,000 books; 80% donated; 80% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; Free-will donation
  • Books, movies, music CDs, audiobooks, and occasionally puzzles, plants, and more available


Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • Free-will donation
  • Small, rotating collection of books and movies
Quincy, IL

Quincy Public Library
526 Jersey St
217-223-1309 x 257



Bookstore
  • Tue-Sat 10-4
  • Some donated books selected to sell online
    Coffee, cappuccino and hot chocolate available for purchase
Red Bud, IL

Red Bud Public Library
925 S Main St.
618-282-2255

May 5 - 20; Oct 6 - 21
  • Fri 12:30-4:30, Sat 10-2
  • 400 books; 90% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-$2


Ongoing
Ridge Farm, IL

Elwood Township Carnegie Library
104 N. State St.
217-247-2820

Ongoing
  • Tue-Fri 2-7, Sat 9-2
Rock Island, IL

Southwest Branch Library
9010 Ridgewood Rd
309-732-7338

Feb 7; March 7; April 4; May 2; June 6; July 11; Aug 1; Sept 5; Oct 3; Nov 7
  • Tue noon-3
  • Donation
Rockford, IL

Rockford Public Library
214 N Church St
815-987-6610

Bookstore
  • Mon-Thu noon-6, Fri 10-4, closed Sat, Sun
  • .25-$3
  • Some books sold online. No restrictions
Rockford, IL

Friends of Rockford Public Library
East Branch Shop
6685 East State St
815-966-2788



Bookstore
  • Mon-Thu noon-6, Fri 10-4, Sat 10-1 (closed Sun)
  • 4,000 books; 80% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; paperbacks .25-.50; hardcovers $1-$3; plus specials
  • Some books sold online. No restrictions

The following advertiser supports our web page.
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Rolling Meadows, IL

Friendly Sale
Rolling Meadows Library
3110 Martin Lane
847-259-6050

March 10 - 12
  • FRIENDS OF THE ROLLING MEADOWS
    • SPRING BOOK SALE
  • Featuring More Than 10,000 Books!
    • Books donated from the community and from the library
  • The sale also includes Lots of audio/visual items
  • March 10 to 12, 2023
  • Preview Sale ($5 entrance fee - all may attend)
    • Friday, 9 am to noon
  • Regular Sale (no entrance fee)
    • Friday, noon to 7 pm
    • Saturday, 9 am to 4 pm
    • Sunday, 1 pm to 4 pm
  • NOT picked over. NO buyer restrictions.
  • Sorted into categories for easy shopping
  • Great Prices
    • Hardcover books $1; Paperbacks $1
    • DVD's $2, CD's $1, records $.50
    • Some items specially priced
  • As a non-profit organization, we provide funds to the library for special equipment, programs and events of interest, not only to Rolling Meadows patrons but also to the surrounding communities.
  • Visit the Friends web site


Bookstore
  • Library hours
  • Paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; children's .25-.50
Romeoville, IL

White Oak Library, Romeoville Branch
201 Normantown Rd.
815-886-2030

Bookstore
  • Library hours
  • 1,000 books; 50% donated; 70% hardcover; sorted
  • Max price is $1 each
Roselle, IL

Roselle Public Library
40 S Park St
630-529-1641

March 4 - 5; Oct
  • Sat 9:30-4, Sun 1-4
  • 2,500 books; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $.50-$2
  • Credit cards accepted


Ongoing
  • Library hours

CLICK HERE for conventions followed for free listings
Round Lake, IL


Round Lake Area Library
906 Hart Rd.
518-899-2285


Ongoing
Saint Charles, IL

St. Charles Public Library
One S 6th Ave
630-584-0076

April 21 - 23; Oct 22 - 24
  • Fri 2:30-7:30, Sat 9-3, Sun noon-3
  • 5,000 books; 50% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; plus CDs, DVDs, audiobooks, etc.; .50-$2; Sun $12/paper bag, $15/cloth bag (buy and fill)
  • Visa/MC accepted
Saint Joseph, IL

St. Joseph Twp-Swearingen Memorial Library
201 N Third St
217-469-2159



May 1 - 25; July 31 - Aug 24
  • Mon, 1-8, Tue 9-6, Wed 1-6, Thu 9-6, Fri 9-5, Sat 9-1 (closed Sun)
  • 3,000 books; 50% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; Donation
Salem, IL

Bryan-Bennett Library
217 West Main St
618-548-7784

Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • .25-$1
  • Books, mags, puzzles, videos
Sterling, IL

Sterling Public Library
102 W Third St
815-625-1370

April; Oct 7
  • Sat 9-noon
  • 1,000 books; 50% donated; 80% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; children's .50; adult $1, A/V $1
Stickney, IL

Stickney-Forest View Library
6800 W. 43rd St
708-749-1050

Ongoing
  • Mon-Thu 9-8, Fri 9-5, Sat 9-3
  • 150 books; 85% donated; 20% hardcover; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; 3/$1
Troy, IL

Tri-Township Public Library
209 S. Main St.
618-667-9806

Feb 18; March 3; March 18; April 7; April 15; May 5; May 20; June 2; June 17; July 7; July 15; Aug 4; Aug 19; Sept 1; Sept 16; Oct 6; Oct 21; Nov 3; Nov 18
  • 9-noon
  • 3,000 books; 90% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .10-$2
Union, IL

McHenry County Historical Society
6422 Main St
815-923-2267

July 9
  • Sun 10-4
  • Thousands of books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; Hundreds of vintage books $5 and up, sorted by decades
  • Rare Books Silent Auction
  • Part of Heritage Fair featuring a car show, antiques auction, plant sale, free museum, children's entertainment


Oct 1
  • Sun 10-4
  • Thousands of books; 100% donated; 35% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; children-teen: .50
  • Includes hundreds of antique/rare books, many from 1800s $5 and up
  • Cider Fest, white elephant sale, bake sale, cider/donuts, entertainment, pioneer demos,civil war encampment, etc. Free museum admission.
Urbana, IL

Urbana Free Library
210 W. Green St
217-367-4057



March 24 - 26
  • Fri, Sat 9-5:30, Sun 1-4:30
  • Preview: Thu 5-8:30pm, Friends; join at door $10 beginning at 3pm. Line forms at 4pm. No electronic devices at preview.
  • Thousands of books; 100% donated; sorted; plus A/V; Most $1 or less; Sat: Half Price; Sun: all books free
  • No scanners on preview night. Scanners may be used at regular sale, beginning Fri 9am.
  • Some books sold online
  • During sale set up, books may be purchased by Friends only. (No dealers allowed to help set up.)
  • Cash or checks or credit cards selected


Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • Year round selection of used books in Friends Cafe, $2 each
Urbana, IL

IMC Books To Prisoners
Independent Media Center
202 S Broadway
217-898-3258

April
  • Sat 9-5
  • 7,000 books; 80% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; .50-$2
  • We do remove some for online sales, but not systematically nor with an eye to what collectors would want.
  • Credit cards accepted

CLICK HERE for conventions followed for free listings
Villa Park, IL


Villa Park Public Library
305 S Ardmore Ave.
630-834-1164


Ongoing
  • During Library hours
Washington, IL

Washington District Library
380 N Wilmor Rd
309-444-2241, 309-444-7621

April; Oct
  • Fri 1-5, Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5, Mon 9-6, Tue 9-8
  • 3,000 books; 65% donated; 33% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; Fri, Sat $1 each; Sun .50 each, Mon $3/bag, Tue free or donation
Westchester, IL

Westchester Public Library
10700 Canterbury
(1600 south, 1/2 mile west of Mannheim Rd)
708-562-3573

Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • Paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; mags .25
  • New books added every week
Western Springs, IL

Thomas Ford Memorial Library
800 W Chestnut St.
708-246-0520

Oct
  • Sat 8-1, Sun 10-1
  • 5,000+ books; 100% donated; sorted; not 'picked over'; Sun bag and 1/2 price sale
Wheaton, IL

Wheaton Public Library
225 N. Cross St
630-668-1374

Aug
  • Thu 9-9, Fri 9-7, Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5
  • Preview: Wed 5pm-9pm, Friends, join at door $25
  • not 'picked over'; books, DVDs, CDs, LPs, audiobooks; Sat, Sun bag sale
  • No electronic devices of any kind are allowed in the sale. That includes laptops, cell phones, scanners, etc.
Wilmette, IL

Wilmette Public Library
1242 Willmette Ave.
847-256-5025



Bookstore
  • Mon 1-3, Tue, Thu 9-5 & 7-8:45, Wed 11:30-5, Sat 9-4:45, Sun 1:30-4:30
Winnetka, IL

Christ Church
470 Maple
(Maple & Oak, 1 blk e of Green Bay)
847-446-2850

(Annex -West bldg)

June 3; Oct 5
  • Sat 8-2
  • Preview: Tue before 10-noon, 25% markup
  • 10,000 books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $2-$5
  • Sat 8am-2pm
Winnetka, IL

Winnetka Congregational Church
at Community House/Harkness Hall
620 Lincoln Ave
847-446-0575

May
  • Thu 7-3
  • Thousands of books


Oct
  • Sat 8-2
  • "Thousands" of books; plus CDs, DVDs records
  • Rummage sale
Wood River, IL

Wood River Public Library
326 E Ferguson Ave
618-254-4832

May 4 - 6
  • Thu 5-8pm, Fri, Sat 9-5
  • 5,000 books; 50% donated; 80% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .25; hardcovers .50; children's .25; CDs, DVDs $1, BluRay $2, mags .10
Woodstock, IL

Woodstock Public Library
414 W Judd St
815-338-0542

Bookstore
  • Mon-Thu 10-7, Fri-Sat 10-5
  • 3,000 books; 75% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; .50-$1, a few $4
  • Not picked over; no restrictions

CLICK HERE for conventions followed for free listings
Yorkville, IL


Yorkville Public Library
902 Game Farm Rd
630-553-4354


Sept 2 - 3
  • Sat 9-4, Sun 10-4
  • 10,000 books; 95% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; children's pb & board books .50; All other books $1
  • Yorkville Hometown Days
  • Credit cards accepted
Zion, IL

Zion-Benton Public Library
2400 Gabriel Ave.
847-872-4680

Ongoing

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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

The following advertiser supports our web page.
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Dearborn, MI


Presented by the American Association
of University Women-Dearborn
at the Dearborn Ice Skating Center (DISC)
14900 Ford Road
313-520-0783

(2nd floor)


Oct 5 - 7
  • FALL BOOK and MEDIA SALE
  • Thousands of books neatly displayed in 40 categories - lots of media!
  • Art, History, Military, Children, Cookbooks, Mystery, Collectibles, Reference, Vinyl, CD, DVD, and much more...
  • October 5, 6, 7, 2023
  • EARLY ENTRANCE- $20 fee
    • Thursday, 9am-11am
  • FREE ENTRANCE
    • Thursday, Noon -6:00 p.m.
    • Friday, 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
    • Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 
  • Great Prices:
    • Paperback books $1.00
    • Hardcover books $2.00
    • $10.00 bags available every day.
    • $5.00 bags for children's books.
  • Accepting cash, checks, credit/debit cards
  • Elevator and curb transport assistance available!
  • For more information about the sale please contact: booksale.aauw.dearborn@gmail.com  
  • PROFITS FROM THE BOOK SALE FUND SCHOLARSHIPS, EDUCATIONAL OUTREACH, AND LEADERSHIP TRAINING

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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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Livonia, MI

BOOKSTOCK!
Another Huge Bookstock Sale!
Laurel Park Place
37700 W. 6 Mile Road
(1/4 mile east of I-275)
248-502-2849

April 23 - 30
  • BOOKSTOCK - Used Book and Media Sale
  • Well Over 300,000 ITEMS!
  • Pre-sorted books and merchandise
    • Current fiction, children's books, biographies, cookbooks
    • Records, CD's and DVD's
    • Books on tape
    • Dozens of Categories
    • Special donation of NEW books by Detroit Free Press Publishing
      • Includes 6 different Detroit-related sports titles
    • Books are NOT picked over before the sale, and there is no limit!
  • April 23 to 30,  2022
  • Pre-sale
    • April 23 , 8:15 am to 11:00 am
      • $20 entry fee for first shot at the books
  • Regular Sale Hours - Admission free
    • April 23 , 11 to 6pm
    • Monday-Saturday April 24 to 29, 10 am to 9 pm
    • Sunday April 30, 11 to 6 pm
  • Great prices, 50¢ and up
  • TEACHER APPRECIATION - 50% DISCOUNT FOR TEACHERS WITH A VALID I.D. Monday, April 24 & Tuesday, April 25 : 3 - 9 pm
  • POCKET PAPERBACK PALOOZA! 12 POCKET PAPERBACKS FOR $5 Wednesday, April 26 : 10 am - 9 pm
  • BOOKBUSTER SPECIAL DAYS - BUY 3, GET 4TH FREE* (*least expensive item) Thursday, April 27 & Friday, April 28 : 3 - 9 pm Spend $25 or more and your name will be entered in a special sports drawing
  • COOKSTOCK - 50% OFF ALL COOKBOOKS Saturday, April 29 : 10 am -9 pm
  • FINAL DAY OF SALE - ALL BOOKS AND MEDIA 1/2 OFF
  • Need more info? 248-502-2849
  • Click here to see our web site
  • Click here to see us on Facebook
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • All proceeds benefit literacy and education.

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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 8 - 11
  • 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!
  • This huge sale runs from March 8 to 11, 2023
  • Preview Sale, March 8
    • Wednesday, 4:00 - 8:00 pm  
    • Admission is $5 per person (including children in arms or strollers
  • Free admission, March 9-11
    • Thursday, 9:00 am to 8:00 pm
    • Friday, 9:00 am to 8:00 pm
    • Saturday, from 9:00 am to 1:00 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!
    • Cash and Checks only
  • Friday all items are half-price 
  • Saturday it’s $5.00 per small box and $8.00 per large box!
  • All proceeds benefit MRRL and ABLE.
  • Amazing deals! You will enjoy this CLEAN, WELL ORGANIZED sale!

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Greensboro, NC


Beth David Synagogue
804 Winview Drive
336-294-0007



Feb 24 - 27
  • Beth David Book Sale!
    • BACK and BETTER than ever!
    • Restructured and re-energized 
  • THOUSANDS OF BOOKS!
    • Well sorted
    • Great quality
    • New donation sources
    • More books than we've ever had!
  • Our sale is inside, climate controlled, accessible, and book dealer friendly.
  • BOOK LOVERS Find a wide selection of gently used current and classic fiction, loads of non-fiction, cookbooks, foreign language, CDs/DVDs/LPs, children’s books and more! 
    • Shop in a large, well-lit room staffed with helpful volunteers. 
  • BOOK DEALERS We solicit donations from across our community, including seven colleges and universities, and all of our donations are available for sale on opening morning. 
    • Our books are never pre-shopped nor professionally culled. 
  • February 24, 26, 27
    • Friday, February 24
      • 9 am to 11 am: $10 admission
      • 11 am – 4 pm: free entry
    • Sunday, February 26
      • 10 am - 4 pm
    • Monday, February 27
      • 11 am - 5 pm, bag sale, fill our bag for $10/bag
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Comfortable location with very easy access and plenty of parking
  • Proceeds benefit community programming.
  • Questions? info@bdgso.org
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Kennett Square, PA

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



Feb 25 - 26
  • Unionville High School Annual Used Book Sale!
  • Saturday, February 25th
  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • (Snow date: Saturday, March 11)
  • Sunday, February 26th 
  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • 8:00 AM - 1:30 regular sale
    • 2:00 - 4:00 PM BAG SALE
    • Bags are provided! Please do not bring your own bag
    • (Snow dates: March 11-12)
  • 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 $0.25-$5.00 Hardbacks & Trade Paperbacks $2.00 - $3.00. Special items and Collectibles individually priced.
    • 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.
    • FREE Admission and free convenient parking
  • We also sell:
    • 1000’s of CD’s and DVD’s organized by genre
    • Large selection of books on tape, video games and other AV related items
  • Large Volume Dealers are welcome.
    • 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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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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Kingsport, TN

NEW Dates NEW Location
Friends of Kingsport Library and First Book Greater Kingsport
at: Meadowview Convention Center
1901 Meadowview Parkway
423-967-7135

NEW LOCATION


Feb 23 - 26
  • 2023 Kingsport BOOK FAIR
  • NEW DATES AND NEW LOCATION THIS YEAR!
  • Over 20,000 Used Books at Bargain Prices
    • Fiction - Nonfiction - Children's - Large Print - Textbooks - Cookbooks
    • Art - History/Biography - Classics - Regional - Nature - NonEnglish
    • Harcovers - Paperbacks - Multimedia - Vinyl
    • Printed books, audiobooks, music CDs, DVDs, and vinyl record albums. Each item has been individually priced
  • Items are sorted in one of 30+ categories and priced individually based on condition, popularity, and age
  • Thursday, February 23, 5 pm to 9 pm: Pre$ale - $10 Admission (cash)
    • Thursday 7 pm to 9 pm: Academic Pre$ale - $5 Admission (cash): student/faculty/staff - id required
  • *Please Note: If you pre-register BEFORE Feb 23 (by Midnight EST Feb 22) you can receive early entrance for the $10 CASH FEE - to be paid at admission.*
    • *To pre-register: Send email to Kbf.thursday@gmail.com . Be sure to provide your name and cellphone number.*
  • Friday and Saturday, February 24 & 25, 9 am to 7 pm: free admission
    • Half-price sale begins Saturday at 4 pm
  • Sunday, February 26, 12:45 pm to 5 pm: $10 Bag Sale
  • Our donations have NOT been picked over or scanned for online selling of the gems.
    • All donations have been received since the 2022 Book Fair. Less than 5% of donations are former library items
    • Book Dealers welcome. Use of scanners is accepted
  • Questions 423-967-7135 (voice or text)
  • All sales are final. Cash for sales less than $25. Sales over $25 can be purchased with a credit or debit card or cash
  • Profits from the Kingsport Book Fair support local literacy efforts of the Friends of the Kingsport Public Library and First Book - Greater Kingsport.

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Fond du Lac, WI

2023 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 16 - 19
  • The 2023 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!
  • 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 16
    • Thursday 4 pm to 8 pm
    • $5.00 admission
  • General Sale March 17 to 19, 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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