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May, 2021
3-27Saint Joseph
8-28Addison
13-21Cherry Valley
14-15Collinsville
14Marine
14-15Princeton
15Arlington Heights
15Bensenville
15Glen Ellyn
?Ann Arbor, MICanceled
?BellevillePostponed
?Cleveland, OHPostponed
?Fond du Lac, WICanceled
?New Orleans, LACanceled
?State College, PAPOSTPONED
?Terre Haute, INCanceled


June, 2021
4-6Greenwich, CTExceptional
11-12Anna
11-12Collinsville
25-26Macomb
26Oak Forest
?Cherry Valley
?Downers GroveCanceled
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Future Sales

July, 2021
1AlgonquinCanceled
2Troy
3Colfax
6Jerseyville
9-10Collinsville
10Decatur
10-11Mundelein
10-14Newtown, CTHUGE Sale!
17Troy
18Detroit, MIBook Fair
20-27Southport, CTHuge Summer Sale
22-23Princeton
24Glen Ellyn
28-29Ottawa
29-8/1Chicago
?Bourbonnais
?Mount Prospect

August, 2021
2-26Saint Joseph
3Jerseyville
5-7Freeport
6-7Edwardsville
6-8North Aurora
6Troy
7Colfax
7-9Herrin
13-14Collinsville
14Decatur
14-15Mundelein
21Troy
23-25Lancaster, PABig Sale
28-29Lincoln
?Elmhurst
?Oak Park
?Pinckneyville
?Plano
?Princeville
?Urbana
?Wheaton

September, 2021
3Troy
4Colfax
4Kewanee
4-5Yorkville
5-6Decatur
7Jerseyville
9-11Wood River
10-11Collinsville
10-12Wyandotte, MICheck This
11-12Glen Ellyn
11-12Mundelein
17-19Lake Forest
18Troy
?Belvidere
?Bloomingdale
?Charleston
?Cherry Valley
?Chicago Ridge
?Deerfield
?Elgin
?Kalamazoo, MICanceled
?Macomb
?Macomb
?Mascoutah
?Mokena
?Nashville
?Normal
?Paris

October, 2021
1-3North Riverside
1-16Red Bud
1Troy
2Colfax
2-4Herrin
2Sterling
3Lansing, MIBooks and Paper
5Jerseyville
7-10Antioch
8-9Alton
8-9Collinsville
9Batavia
9-11Chicago (Hyde Park)
9Decatur
9-10Mundelein
16Troy
17Ann Arbor, MIBook Fair
17Edwardsville
23-27Gainesville, FLBig Sale
?Anna
?Carbondale
?Cary
?DeKalb
?Des PlainesBig Sale
?East Dundee
?Galesburg
?Gillespie
?Glencoe
?Hampshire
?Jerseyville
?Lemont
?Lisle
?Marengo
?Mattoon
?McHenry
?Midlothian
?Mount Prospect
?Palatine
?Palos Park
?Peoria
?Roselle
?Washington
?Waukegan
?Western Springs
?Winnetka
?Winnetka

November, 2021
1-6Johnsburg
2Jerseyville
4-6Freeport
5-6Edwardsville
5Troy
6Colfax
6Morrison
11-13Princeton
12-13Collinsville
13Batavia
13Decatur
13Glen Ellyn
13-14Mundelein
19-20Elgin
20Troy
27Effingham
?Algonquin
?Chicago
?Fox River Grove
?Park Ridge
?Urbana

December, 2021
3Troy
4Colfax
4-6Herrin
7Jerseyville
10-11Collinsville
11Batavia
11Decatur
11-12Mundelein
18Troy
?Cherry Valley
?Geneva
?Mount Prospect
?Terre Haute, INCanceled

January, 2022
No sales to display for this month

February, 2022
No sales to display for this month

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Greenwich, CT



Friends of the Byram Shubert Library
30th Book Sale!
at St. Paul's Lutheran Church
286 Delavan Avenue
203-531-0426

(Entrance to the sale is behind the church, beside 55 William St West) Ample free street parking



June 4 - 6

Watch this spot for details on the next great sale!

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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 10 - 14

Watch this spot for further information on our next Huge Book Sale!

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Southport, CT

Huge Summer Sale
Pequot Library
720 Pequot Avenue (Exit 19 off I-95)
203-259-0346



July 20 - 27 (VERIFIED)
  • Details coming very soon!
  • Watch this spot for more details about the Huge Summer Book Sale!

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Gainesville, FL


Friends of the Library - Alachua County Library District
Book House
430 North Main St.
352-375-1676

(Across from Sun Trust Bank)

Oct 23 - 27

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


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

(School & Community Assistance for Recycling & Composting Education)



May 8 - 28
  • Mon-Fri 9-4:30, Sat 9-noon, following week same hours
  • 4,000 books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks $2; hardcovers $4; LPs $2, CDs, DVDs $1
  • Some items removed
  • Credit cards accepted, $10 minimum; no checks
  • Masks required


Bookstore
  • Mon-Fri 9-4:30, Sat 9-noon
  • 4,000 books; 95% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; paperbacks $2; hardcovers $4; LPs, CDs $2, DVDs $1
  • Some items removed to sell online
  • No restrictions
  • Credit cards accepted, $10 minimum for credit/debit card purchases. No personal checks.

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Algonquin, IL

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

July 1
  • This sale is canceled. Watch this spot for the next great sale.


Nov

Watch this spot for the next great sale!
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



Oct 8 - 9
  • Fri 9-7, Sat 9-3
  • 15,000 books; 75% donated; 50% hardcover; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-.50
  • Masks required. The number of persons allowed in the room will be 15 per hour.
Anna, IL

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

June 11 - 12 (VERIFIED)
  • Fri 3-6, Sat, Sun 9-3
  • Public bag sale both days, bags furnished and $7 per bagful
  • Indoor sale only if library is open by that date, otherwise outdoor only.
  • masks & social distancing required; hand sanitizer


Oct
  • Sat 8-2
  • Preview: Fri 3-6pm, Friends; join at door
  • 5,000 books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions
Antioch, IL


Antioch Library Friends
757 Main St
847-395-0874


Oct 7 - 10
  • Fri, Sat 9-4:30, Sun 1-4:30
  • Preview: Thu 5-8:30pm, Friends; join at door
  • Thousands of books; 100% donated; 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


Ongoing
  • Library hours
Arlington Heights, IL

Arlington Heights Memorial Library
500 N. Dunton Ave
847-392-0100



May 15
  • Sat 9-1
  • Preview: Sat 8-9, Friends
  • Books, CDs, DVDs, vinyl records; collectible comics most $2-$3; vinyl records most $1-$5
  • Held in library's underground parking lot (across form Farmers Market on Vail St)
  • Masks & social distance required
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



Oct 9; (Next scheduled sale: Nov 13)
  • Sat 9:15-4. The fire marshal limits shoppers to 36 at a time; numbers given out at 8:45.
  • 10,000 books; 90% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; plus media, collectibles, coffee table, first eds, etc.; paperbacks .50-$1; hardcovers $1; children's .50; DVDs $1
  • Some books removed & sold online


Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • 10,000 books; 90% donated
  • Monthly rotating stock

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Belleville, IL

Postponed
Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Book Bazaar
at St. Paul United Church of Christ
115 West B St.
618-257-5545



May
  • Book Bazaar has been POSTPONED. When new dates are scheduled, you will see the information here on Book Sale Finder.  

Belvidere, IL

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

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

May 15 (VERIFIED)
  • Sat 9-1
  • Outdoor, socially-distanced sale in front fo library
  • Small, limited selection of flowers and vegetable plants available for purchase. Everyone is invited!
Berwyn, IL

Berwyn Public Library
2701 Harlem Ave
708-795-8000 x3020

Ongoing
  • Library hours
Bethany, IL

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

Ongoing
  • Library hours
Bloomingdale, IL

Bloomingdale Public Library
101 Fairfield Way



Sept
  • Sat 9-4, Sun 1-3
  • 1000 books; sorted; no buyer restrictions; .50-$1, Sun: 1/2 price
  • Some books sold in advance to a bookseller
  • Credit cards accepted


Ongoing
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 9-3, Sat 9-1
  • Preview: Thu 4:30-8pm, Friends; join at door
  • 2,000 books; 70% donated; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; DVDs $1; Sat bag sale, using $5 library book tote
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)

Oct
  • Sat 8-3, Sun 1-4
  • Preview: Fri 4-6pm, Friends; join at door
  • 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

Oct
  • Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5
  • 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. Non-profits with ID contact chairperson during sale if interested in books after sale.
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
Charleston, IL

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

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


Sept
  • Wed 9-4
  • 2,500 books; 100% donated; 75% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks $1; hardcovers $2 & up; videos $1
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 13 - 21 (VERIFIED); (Next scheduled sale: June)
  • Mon-Thu 9-6, Fri 9-5, Sat 9-1, Sun 1-5
  • 4,000 books; .50-$3; Final weekend half-price
Chicago, IL

The Newberry Library
60 W. Walton St.
312-255-3501

July 29 - Aug 1
  • Thu, Fri: noon-8; Sat, Sun 10-6
  • Preview: Wed 4-8pm, associates at $100+ level. Anyone interested in joining our Associates (and gaining access to Preview Night) can call (312) 255-3599
  • 120,000 books; 100% donated; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; Most $3; Sun half price (some .25)
  • No visitor parking lot; limited parking on area streets (restrictions apply, so read signs. Garage parking in neighborhood. Validated parking at 100 W Chestnut St (enter on Clark))
Chicago, IL

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

(Free parking on west side of St. Louis Avenue, and on Bryn Mawr from St. Louis west to Pulaski. There are a few meters at the university, but for the parking lots and garage, a $5.00 pass is required, purchased at machines in the parking garage, parking lot H, or from Parking Services located in the parking garage)

Nov
  • Wed, Thu 8am-10:45pm, Fri 8-6
  • 3,000+ books; 100% donated; 40% hardcover; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $1-$2
  • Make checks out to "NEIU Foundation"
Chicago (Bessie Coleman), IL

Bessie Coleman Branch Library
731-45 E. 63rd St.
312-747-7760

Ongoing
Chicago (Douglass), IL

Douglass Branch Library
3353 W 13th St
312-747-3725

Ongoing
Chicago (Gerber/Hart), IL

Gerber/Hart Library
1127 W Granville Ave
773-381-8030



Ongoing
  • Library hours
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 9 - 11
  • Sat, Sun 9-6, Mon 9-2
  • 40,000+ books; 100% donated; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; plus AV materials; paperbacks .50-$1; hardcovers $2; children's .50-$2; A/V .50-$1. Mon $4/bag, $5/box
Chicago (King), IL

King Branch Library
3436 S. King Dr.
312-747-7543

Ongoing
Chicago (North Austin), IL

North Austin Branch Library
5724 W. North Ave
312-746-4233

Ongoing
Chicago (Oriole Park), IL


Oriole Park Branch Library
5201 N. Oketo
312-744-1965


Ongoing
Chicago (Scottsdale), IL

Scottsdale Branch Library
4101 W. 79th St.
312-747-0193

Ongoing
Chicago (Sherman Park), IL

Sherman Park Branch Library
5440 S. Racine
312-747-0477

Ongoing
Chicago (South Shore), IL

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

Ongoing
Chicago (Southeast), IL

Southeast Branch Library
1934 E. 79th St.
312-747-7177

Ongoing
Chicago (Uptown), IL

Uptown Branch Library
929 W. Buena
312-744-8400

Ongoing
Chicago (West Addison), IL

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

Ongoing
Chicago (West Belmont), IL

West Belmont Branch Library
3104 N. Narragensett
312-746-5142

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)


July 3; (Next scheduled sale: Aug 7)
  • 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



May 14 - 15 (VERIFIED); (Next scheduled sale: June 11 - 12 (VERIFIED))
  • Fri 9-5, Sat 9-4
  • 2,000 books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $5/bag (bags provided
  • Masks required. 12 customers max at a time. Appointments necessary: call 6 18-344-1112
Crystal Lake, IL

Environmental Defenders of McHenry County
at Algonquin Township Road District Garage
3702 US Rte 14



Bookstore
  • Green Spot Used Books: Tue-Sat 10-3
  • 3,000 books; 65% donated; 70% hardcover; sorted; $1-$10
  • Books are picked over; no restrictions.
    Store located in Suite 104
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 5 - 6
  • 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.
Decatur, IL

Decatur Public Library
130 N. Franklin St
217-424-2900 x 133



July 10; (Next scheduled sale: Aug 14)
  • Sat 9:30-12:30
  • no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1-$3
  • Rare books sold online
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

Oct
  • Fri, Sat 9-4:45, Sun 1-4:45
  • 7,500+ books; 95% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .25; hardcovers $1.50; trade pb $1; children's .25; CDs and Audio books $1-$4
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

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Des Plaines, IL



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

Downtown, just south of Metra train station


Oct
(No further information on this sale)

Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • 475-500 books

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Downers Grove, IL

Canceled
American Association of University Women Downers Grove Area Branch
at Henry Puffer School
2220 Haddow Ave.
630-225-8162

(On Belmont Rd., south of Ogden Ave, north of Belmont Station)


June

Watch this spot for the next great sale!
East Dundee, IL

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

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
Edwardsville, IL

St. Andrews Episcopal Church
406 Hillsboro Ave
618-656-1294

(Enter at back of church, exit normal entrance door.)

Aug 6 - 7; (Next scheduled sale: Nov 5 - 6)
  • Fri, Sat by appointment only (limited to 12 at a time)
  • 20,000+ books; 100% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; plus CDs, DVDs, vinyl, puzzles, games; Most .25-$3
    • 2 weeks prior to the sale you may schedule an appointment at www.standrews-edwardsville.com
    • Those without computer access can call 618-656-1294
    • You may sign up for half hr. increments, but no more than 6/day (3 hrs). Cancel if you are unable to attend.
    • Masks are required
Edwardsville, IL

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

Oct 17
  • 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



Nov 27
  • Fri 8-2, 30 shoopers at a time. Masks required.
  • Sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions
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
Elgin, IL

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



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 19 - 20
  • 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
NEW LOCATION!
at: Sandburg Middle School
345 E. St. Charles Rd



Aug

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


Elmwood Park Library
2 Conti Parkway
708-769-6224


Ongoing
  • During Library Hours
  • 3 Bookcases of books
Evergreen Park, IL

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

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

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

Nov
  • Fri 9:30-7:30, Sat 9:30-1:30
  • 2,000 books; 75% donated; 75% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-$3; Fri: purchase Library book bag for $10 fill for free; Saturday - $5 disposable plastic grocery bag sale all day
  • Cash preferred - Local checks accepted with DL#, phone # and identification


Ongoing
  • Library hours
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 5 - 7; (Next scheduled sale: Nov 4 - 6)
  • Thu 9-8, Fri 9-6, Sat 9-4
  • 60,000 books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; plus CDs, DVDs, music, mags, etc.; .25-$2.50 average
  • Yes, the books are available previously at the store, but NOT at the sale prices


Bookstore
  • Mon-Sat 10-4, Thu 10-7
  • 65,000 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

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

Geneva Public Library
127 James St.
630-232-0780

Dec
  • Thu 5-9pm, Fri 9-5, Sat 9-3
  • 12,000 books; 100% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; Most $1; Sat $10/bag
  • Numbered admittance stickers given out at upstairs Library Circulation Desk starting at 9am for Thursday's 5pm sale opening.
  • Geneva Christmas Walk Sale
Gillespie, IL


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


Oct
  • Sat 8-noon
  • Preview: Fri 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 Ellyn, IL

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



May 15; (Next scheduled sale: July 24); (Next scheduled sale: Nov 13)
  • Sat 9-2
  • 5,000 books; 98% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; children's $1; most adult books $2
  • Limited entry of 20 people at a time, masks worn by all
  • Semi- private shopping appointments also available on select weekdays. Please email the organizer for details. friends@gepl.org


Sept 11 - 12
  • Sat 9-2, Sun 1-4
  • Sun $10/bag
  • Limited entry (20 shoppers at a time) with a line maintained for overflow.
  • Semi- private shopping appointments also available on select weekdays. Please email the organizer for details. friends@gepl.org
Glencoe, IL

Glencoe Public Library
320 Park Ave
847-835-5056

Oct
  • Sat 9-5, Sun noon-5, Mon 9-noon
  • Preview: Fri 5-8pm, 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
Glenview, IL

Glenview Library Used Book Shop
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.
Grayslake, IL

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



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 10-4, Sat 9-3, Sun 10-3
  • 4,000 books; 25% 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



Aug 7 - 9; (Next scheduled sale: Oct 2 - 4)
  • Sat noon-5, Mon 10-5
  • 500 books; 100% donated; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-$3
  • Occasional author visits
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
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

Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • Books & A/V materials; .25 & 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

July 6; (Next scheduled sale: Aug 3); (Next scheduled sale: Nov 2)
  • Tue 8:30am-8:30pm
  • $3/bag


Oct
  • Fri 8:30-4:30, Sat 8:30-1
  • 5,000 books; 98% donated; 45% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-$2; Fri 1pm $3/bag; Sat 3/bag (bags 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)

Nov 1 - 6
  • Mon-Sat hours TBD
  • 10,000+ books; 90% donated; 50% hardcover; includes, movies, music; .25-$2
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
Kewanee, IL

Kewanee Public Library District
102 S Tremont St.
309-852-4505

Sept 4
  • Sa 7-11
  • Hog Days parade, flea/craft fair, rides, food booths
Knoxville, IL


Knoxville Public Library
200 E Main St. (downtown Public Square)
309-289-2113


Ongoing
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 17 - 19

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

Lake Villa District Library
1001 East Grand Ave



Ongoing
  • Library hours
Lake Zurich, IL

Ela Area Library
275 Mohawk Trail
847-438-3433

Ongoing
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
Lemont, IL

Lemont Public Library
50 E. Wend St
630-257-6541

Oct
  • Fri 9-7, Sat 10-4, Sun 1-3
  • 5,000 books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .50-$1; Sun 1pm $2/bag


Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • no buyer restrictions
Lincoln, IL

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



Aug 28 - 29
  • Sat 9-5
  • 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



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
309-836-7206




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

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



June 25 - 26 (VERIFIED)
  • Fri, Sat 9-4
  • Preview: Thu 4-5:30, Friends; join at door $10. First 10 books half price
  • 6,000 books; 95% donated; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; plluse 1,000 media: CDs, DVDs, audio books; paperbacks .75 & up; hardcovers $2
  • Heritage Days
Macomb, IL

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

Sept
  • Mon-Wed 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

Oct
  • Mon-Thu 9-8, Fri, Sat 9-5
  • 1,500 books; 40% donated; 75% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $2/bag (bags provided) excludes software items
  • Bake sale


Bookstore
  • Mon-Thu 9-8, Fri, Sat 9-5, Sun (Sep-May) 1-3
  • 1,200 books; 50% donated; 75% hardcover; sorted; paperbacks .25; hardcovers .50; children's .10; CDs, DVDs, audiobooks $1
  • Not picked over; no restrictions
Marine, IL

Charles Gravius Memorial Library
202 E. Silver St.



May 14 (VERIFIED)
  • Fri 8-6
  • 800 books; 100% donated; 30% hardcover; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25 each or $2/plastic bag (bags provided)
Mascoutah, IL

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

Sept
  • Fri 8-6, Sat 8-4, Mon 10-7 (closed Sun)
  • 3,500 books; 90% donated; 65% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; Fri everything $1; Sat .50, (children's 2/.25); Mon $3/bag
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


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




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


Ongoing
  • Mon-Thu 9-8, Fri, Sat 9-5
  • Table of books and mags.
Mokena, IL

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

Sept
  • Fri noon-5, Sat 9:30-3
  • Preview: Fri 11-noon, Sat 9:930, Friends; join at door
  • 2,000 books; 100% donated; 75% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $1
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 6
  • 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
Mount Prospect, IL

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



July; (Next scheduled sale: Oct)

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

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

July 10 - 11; (Next scheduled sale: Aug 14 - 15)
  • Sat 10-4:30, Sun 1-4:30
  • 6,000 books; 85% donated; 70% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; plus videos, cassettes, CDs, LPs, books on CD; children's .25 & up; adult .50 & up; A/V as marked


Ongoing
  • 10-4:30
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
Nashville, IL


Nashville Public Libary
219 E Elm St
618-327-3827




Sept
  • Fri 10-7, Sat 10-1
  • Preview: Thu 4-7 pm, $5 fee
  • 5,000 books; 90% donated; 80% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $5/bag
  • Fall Fest
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
Normal, IL

Normal Public Library
206 W College Ave
309-452-1757



Sept
  • Sat 8-4, Sun 1-4, Mon 9am-7pm
  • Preview: Fri 4:30-7pm, $5 (12 and under free with paying guardian)
  • 14,500 books; 90% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks $1; hardcovers $2; trade pb $1; children's same as adults; A/V $2; Sun $5/bag, Mon free day
North Aurora, IL

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



Aug 6 - 8
  • 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.


Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • 100% donated; 70% hardcover; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .50-$1
North Riverside, IL

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

Oct 1 - 3
  • 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

Ongoing
Oak Forest, IL

Acorn Public LIbrary
15624 S. Central Ave.
708-687-3700

June 26
  • Sat 10-2
  • 10,000 books; 90% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-$2
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

Friends of the Oak Park Public Library
at Oak Park and River Forest High School
201 N Scoville
708-383-8200

(cafeteria)


Aug
  • Sat 9-5
  • Preview: Fri 6-10, $5 admission and $10 charge for each electronic device
  • Sorted; not 'picked over'
  • Fee for electronic device on Fri
    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
Ottawa, IL


AAUW
Riverfest


July 28 - 29
  • Wed 7-7, Thu 7-4
Palatine, IL

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

Oct

Watch this spot for the next great 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
  • 3,000 books; 70% donated; 70% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks $1; hardcovers $2; audiobooks $2, CDs, DVDs $1; last day, Sat $2/bag
Paris, IL

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

Sept
  • Fri 4-6pm, Sat 10-4
  • 70% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; plus DVDs, audiobooks; .50-$3; DVDs, audiobooks .50-$1
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
Park Ridge, IL

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

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-$6; Sun half price
  • No cell phones or electronics


Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • Books, audiobooks, DVDs, CDs, mags; Individually priced
  • Quiet Reading Room is temporarily functioning as an ongoing used book sale. Book Nook is also now open with bargain items.
  • Honor system: payment Please place cash or check in drop box located just outside the Quiet Reading Room doors. No more than 5 people in the room at one time.
  • Both
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

Aug
  • Fri 10-6, Sat 10-4, Mon-Thu 10-8, Fri 10-6, Sat 10-2
  • 3,000 books; 80% donated; 80% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; DVDs, VHS & audiocassettes free
  • Credit cards accepted
Princeton, IL

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

Parking: Drive along the west side of the library, past the book drop, to the back of the building

May 14 - 15; (Next scheduled sale: Nov 11 - 13)
  • Fri noon-5, Sat 10-2. By appointment only. To schedule an appointment, call 815-876-6062
  • Preview: Thu noon-5, Friends; may NOT join at door
  • 8,000 books; 95% donated; 70% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; plus CDs, DVDs, puzzles; .50-$4


July 22 - 23
  • Thu 10-8, Fri 10-5
  • 5,000 books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .50-$4; Sat bag sale
Princeville, IL

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

Aug
  • Library Hours
  • 2,000 books; 80% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks $1; hardcovers $2; children's $1; Prices drop every week; final week $4/bag
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

Oct 1 - 16
  • 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

Friends Bookstore
30/31 Branch Library
3059 30th St
309-732-7303

Bookstore
  • Open during library hours
Rockford, IL

Rockford Public Library
214 N Church St
815-965-7606

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
Rolling Meadows, IL

Rolling Meadows Library
3110 Martin Lane
847-259-6050

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

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

Oct
  • Sat 9:30-4, Sun 1-4
  • 3,000 books; 100% donated; 90% hardcover; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .25; hardcovers $1; children's .25


Ongoing
  • Library hours
Round Lake, IL

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

Ongoing
Saint Joseph, IL

Saint Joseph Township Library
201 N Third St
217-469-2159



May 3 - 27; (Next scheduled sale: Aug 2 - 26)
  • Mon, 1-8, Tue 9-6, Wed 1-6, Thu 9-6, Fri 9-5, Sat 9-1
  • To enforce social distancing: May Sale is by appointment only: Call ahead to make appt.
  • 2,500 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

Oct 2
  • Sat 8-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

July 2; (Next scheduled sale: July 17)
  • 9-noon
  • 3,000 books; 90% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .10-$2
Urbana, IL

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



Aug; (Next scheduled sale: Nov)
  • Fri, Sat 9-5:30, Sun 1-4:30, Mon 9-1
  • 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; 90% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; plus CDs, DVDs, books on CD; Most $1 or less; some newer books in Friends Sun: Half Price, Mon free
  • No scanners on preview night. Scanners may be used at regular sale, beginning Fri 9am.
  • During sale set up, books may be purchased by Friends only. (No dealers allowed to help set up.)


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

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
Waukegan, IL

Waukegan Public Library
128 N County Street
847-244-7651



Oct

Watch this spot for the next great sale!

Bookstore
  • Library hours
  • Paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; children's 2/.25
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 11-1
  • Preview: Fri 6-8pm, Friends; join at door
  • 5,000 books; 75% donated; 80% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions
  • Bake sale
Wheaton, IL

Wheaton Public Library
225 N. Cross St
630-868-7592

Aug
  • Wed, Thu 9-9; Fri, Sat 9-5
  • Preview: Tue 5-9, Friends, join at door $25
  • 30,000+ books; not 'picked over'; Sat bargains; no media at this sale. Media sale in September.
  • 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)


Oct
  • Thu 7-3
  • Preview: Tue 10-noon, 25% markup
  • 10,000 books; 100% donated; 75% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions
Winnetka, IL

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

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

Sept 9 - 11
  • 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 Judd St
815-338-0542

Bookstore
  • Mon-Thu 9-9, Fri 9-6, Sat 9-5, Sun 1-4
  • 30,000 books; 75% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; .50-$1, a few $4
  • Not picked over; no restrictions
Yorkville, IL

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

Sept 4 - 5
  • Sat 9-4, Sun 10-4
  • 10,000+ books; 95% donated; 45% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .50-$2
  • Yorkville's Hometown Days
Zion, IL

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

Ongoing

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Terre Haute, IN

Canceled
Vigo County Public Library
One Library Sq.
812-232-1113

(7th & Poplar Sts, approx. 2 miles north of I-70)

May; (Next scheduled sale: Dec)
  • We regret to announce that the May and December 2021 book sales are canceled.

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New Orleans, LA

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



May
  • We regret to announce that there will be no book sale in 2021. We expect to start collecting books again soon. Check back next year for details on the great 2022 Book Fair!

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Ann Arbor, MI

Canceled
Ann Arbor Antiquarian Book Fair
at University of Michigan
Michigan Union Ballroom
530 S. State St.
(corner of S. State and S. Univ.)
734-995-1891



May
  • The Ann Arbor Book Fair has been tentatively postponed until October 17, 2021.


Oct 17
  • Check back here after July for confirmation and details on the next great Ann Arbor Antiquarian Book Fair!

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Detroit, MI


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

Detroit Book Festival




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

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Kalamazoo, MI


Canceled
Friends of the Kalamazoo Public Library
315 South Rose Street
269-553-7820




Sept
  • The September 2021 book sale is canceled
  • Fall Bag Sale

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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 3
  • 71st Michigan Antiquarian Book & Paper Show
  • The Midwest's Largest Book & Paper Show!!
  • Sunday October 3, 2021 - (Postponed from October 2020)
    • 9:30am to 5:00pm
    • Admission is $5, children 13 and under free.
  • Averaging over 70 dealers from the midwest and around the country offering MORE THAN A MILLION ITEMS FOR SALE!
    First Editions
    Autographs
    Illustrated Books
    Maps
    Science Fiction
    Sheet Music
    Sports Programs
    Children's Books
    Michigan History
    Travel
    Vintage Magazines
    Civil War
    Rare Books
    Americana
    Photographs
    Fine Bindings
    Mysteries
    Ephemera
    Literature
    Cookbooks
    Ads
    Postcards
    Art
    Private Press
    Trade Cards
    Sciences
    Film
    Prints & Posters
  • Questions? Email mmabda@curiousbooks.com or call 517-332-0112.
  • Presented by Mid-Michigan Antiquarian Book Dealers Association
  • For directions and a map visit us at curiousbooks.com/shows.html

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Wyandotte, MI


Benefit Book Sale
at Wyandotte Knights of Columbus
3530 Biddle
734-284-4878

(one block south of Eureka Rd.)


Sept 10 - 12 (VERIFIED)
  • BENEFIT BOOK SALE
  • 4,000 BOOKS!
    • 100% donated; 40% hardcover
    • No buyer restrictions
    • Partially sorted
  • Great Prices
    • .25 - $1.50
    • Sunday half-off Noon to 5 PM, then $1 for unlimited sales
  • DVDs, LPs, VHS, audio tapes, etc. also for sale!
  • Sale held at the same time as the Wyandotte City Wide Garage Sale
  • Volunteer purchases some books before the sale
  • September 10-11-12, 2021
    • Friday 11 AM to 9 PM
    • Saturday 11 AM to 9 PM
    • Sunday Noon to 9 PM
  • Phone for advance calls 734-284-4878; phone at event 734-624-9171
  • Email questions to: gottenbr@umd.umich.edu
  • Sale to be held at the meeting place of the Wyandotte Knights of Columbus 3530 Biddle (one block south of Eureka Rd.) Wyandotte, MI 48192
  • This sale will benefit the Pallottine African Missions

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Cleveland, OH

Postponed
Association for Continuing Education
at Case Western Reserve University
CWRU South Campus, Adelbert Gymnasium
2128 Adelbert Road
216-368-2090

May
  • The big May book sale is postponed. Stay tuned to find out when the next great sale will be held!

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Lancaster, PA


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



Aug 23 - 25 (VERIFIED)
  • NEW DATES! NEW LOCATION!
  • *** Please read below the PA rules regarding mandatory masks and distancing ***
  • 250,000+ Quality Used Books
    • Sorted into 40 categories including sets
  • Plus thousands of other items including
    • Vinyl records
    • Sheet music
    • Audio books
    • CDs and DVDs
  • Large Location - handicapped accessible
    • Over 1/2 books are priced at $2 for hardbacks & 50¢ for paperbacks - all categorized.
    • Other individually priced books $3 and up including some very nice collectibles.
    • Current fiction and nonfiction, will also be for sale. And, so much more!
  • All books offered are being sold for the first time - NO LEFTOVERS!
  • NEW DATES
    • Monday August 23, 7AM-8PM
    • Tuesday August 24, 9AM-8PM
    • Wednesday (half price day) August 25, 9AM-6PM
  • NO PREVIEW AND ADMISSION IS FREE TO ALL
  • Free Parking
  • There is a food court and several restaurants in the mall.
  • Credit Cards accepted
  • All proceeds benefit Lancaster Public Library and Friends.
  • *** The location isn’t the only thing that will be different about this year’s sale. Masks will be required, a maximum of 250 people in the space, social distancing in effect, etc… but it will go on (We will abide by whatever PA rules are in effect in August)! ***

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State College, PA

POSTPONED
AAUW State College Used Book Sale
Penn State University-University Park
Snider Agricultural Arena
Corner of Park Avenue and Fox Hollow Roads
814-466-6041

(across Park Avenue from the Centre County Visitor's Center - 800 East Park Ave., State College, PA 16803)


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


May
  • The book sale will not be held in May. Watch here for announcements on the next great sale!



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