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February, 2023
12-15Vancouver, BC
24-27Greensboro, NCBig Sale
25-26Kennett Square, PA50,000+ Books!


March, 2023
5Kelowna, BC
8-11Jefferson City, MOOver 100,000 Items!
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Salt Spring Island, BC

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April, 2023
2Kelowna, BC
13-16Baton Rouge, LABig Sale
22-26Gainesville, FLBig Sale
?Des Moines, IABig Sale
?Nanaimo, BC
?Prince George, BC

May, 2023
7Kelowna, BC
13-16State College, PA150,000+ Books!
22-24Lancaster, PABig Sale
?Bowen Island, BC
?Bowen Island, BC
?Port Alberni, BC
?Vancouver, BC

June, 2023
4Kelowna, BC

July, 2023
2Kelowna, BC
7-11Newtown, CTHUGE Sale!
16Detroit, MIFestival of Books!
?Invermere, BC

August, 2023
6Kelowna, BC

September, 2023
?Vancouver, BC

October, 2023
?Chilliwack, BC
?Coombs, BC
?Cranbrook, BC
?Prince George, BC

November, 2023
?Salt Spring Island, BC
Bowen Island, BC


Bowen Island Library
430 Bowen Trunk Rd


May
  • Hours TBA


Ongoing
  • Library hours
Bowen Island, BC

Friends of Bowen Island Library
at Bowen Island Community School gym
1041 Mount Gardner Rd
604-947-0853



May
  • Sat 10-4, Sun 10-2, Mon 10-noon
  • 4,000 books; 100% donated; 25% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $1-$5
Chilliwack, BC

Rotary Club of Chilliwack
Rotary Service Building
44870 Wolfe Road

(Outside)


Oct
  • Week 1: Sun 7am-5pm, Mon-Wed 9:30-5:30, Thu,Fri 9:30-9, Sat 9:30-5:30
  • Week 2: Sun noon-5pm, Mon-Wed 9:30-5:30, Thu,Fri 9:30-9, Sat 9:30-5:30
  • 100,000 books; 100% donated; 75% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; plus CDs, DVDs, LPs; $3-$4
Coombs, BC

Canadian Federation of University Women
held at: Arrowsmith Hall
1014 Ford Rd
250-212-2243

Oct
  • Fri, Sat 9-5; Sun 10-4
  • Preview: Thu 2-5 - bonafide book dealers only - bring business card
  • 5,000+ books; 100% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; Nearly new jigsaw puzzles; $3 per book
Cranbrook, BC

Cranbrook Public Library
at Manual Training School (adjacent to Library)
1212 2nd St. N
250-426-4063

Oct
  • Fri, Sat 9-5, Sun noon-3
  • Preview: Thu 4-8, Friends, join at door $10
  • no buyer restrictions; children's .50; adult $2; Sun Bag Sale (Friends bags only)
Invermere, BC

Invermere Public Library
Columbia Valley Community Centre
646 4th St
250-342-6416

(Parking lot next to Court House Corner of 7th Ave & 4th St)


July
  • Sat 9-1
  • Sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $2-$5
Kelowna, BC

Kelowna Friends of the Library
at: 2476 Westlake Rd
Unit #114

Friends sorting base next to Rose Valley Verterinary Hospital


March 5; April 2; May 7; June 4; July 2; Aug 6
  • Sun 9:30-2:30
  • Sorted; books, CDs, DVDs, audiobooks, puzzles, games
  • (First Sundays monthly, March - August) Fresh stock each sale
  • Current Public Health Office COVID-19 protocols will be followed
Nanaimo, BC

Rotary Club of Nanaimo
at Nanaimo North Town Centre Mall
4750 Rutherford Rd.



April
  • Opening day 8am-6pm, othe days during regular mall hours, 10-6 except Sun 11-5
  • 130,000 books; 100% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $3
  • Credit cards accepted
Penticton, BC

Penticton Public Library
785 Main St
250-770-7781

Ongoing
  • Library hours
Port Alberni, BC

Community Arts Council of Alberni Valley
at Alberni Valley Athletic Centre
3727 Roger St
250-724-3412

May
  • Fri 6-8pm, Sat 9-3
  • 100% donated; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .50-$5
  • Credit cards accepted

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Port Moody, BC


Port Moody Public Library
100 Newport Dr
(Galleria)
604-469-4577


Ongoing
  • .50 & up
  • Stock constantly changing
Prince George, BC

Prince George Public Library
Bob Harkins Branch
888 Canada Games Way
V2L 5T6
250-563-9251

April; Oct
  • Fri 10-5:30, Sat 10-3
  • 10,000 books; 50% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; Donation
  • Very spacious and wheelchair or motorized scooter accessible
Salt Spring Island, BC

Salt Spring Island Public Library
129 McPhillips Ave
250-537-4258

Ongoing
  • Every Saturday 10-1
Salt Spring Island, BC

Salt Spring Island Literacy Society
at Farmers Institute
351 Rainbow Rd
250-537-9717



Nov
  • Fri-Sun 10-4, Sun 10-3
  • 10,000 books; 100% donated; 30% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks $1; hardcovers $3; trade pb $3; children's .50-$1
  • Local bookstore owner buys some (not many) in months before sale
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Costume, designer, and vintage jewelry for sale as well
Vancouver, BC

Vancouver Central Library
350 W Georgia St
604-331-4049



May; Sept
  • Fri, Sat 10-5
  • 8,000 books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50+; hardcovers $2+; trade pb $1+; CDs $1, DVDs $2
  • Credit cards accepted, minimum purchase $10


Bookstore
  • Mon-Fri 10-5:30, Sat noon-5, Sun closed
  • Store also has a gift shop
Vancouver, BC

Jewish Community Centre
Isaac Waldman Library
950 W 41st Ave
604-257-5181



Feb 12 - 15
  • Sun-Thu 10:30-5:30
  • 5,000 books; 85% donated; 35% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $1-$3
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Jewish Book Festival
Victoria, BC

Friendshop
Greater Victoria Public Library
735 Broughton St

Bookstore
  • Mon-Fri 10-4, Sat noon-2:30. Oct-Apr: Open Sun 1:30-4
  • Books, mags, cassettes, records, DVDs, CDs
  • Items changed regularly
Victoria (Oak Bay), BC

Churchmouse Books
St. Mary's Church
1701 Elgin Road
250-598-2212

Bookstore
  • Sat 10-1

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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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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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Baton Rouge, LA


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




April 13 - 16
  • Friends of the LSU Libraries Book Bazaar
  • April 13 to 16, 2023
    • Thursday 9 am to 7 pm
    • Friday 9 am to 7 pm
    • Saturday 9 am to 5 pm
    • *Sunday 9 am to 4 pm * 
  • More than 60,000 new and used books plus CDs, DVDs, and vinyl records
  • Collectors' Area offers rare and many books of special interest!
  • We offer a huge assortment of books about military history, art, Louisiana and the South
  • Volunteers refresh the tables from unopened boxes all day, every day of the sale. Keep coming back!
  • Cash, checks, debit and credit cards accepted
  • Scanners allowed at tables only
  • Free admission and parking
  • Important! There is no previewing or online sales prior to Book Bazaar!
  • Much larger venue! More books on display!
  • Book Bazaar proceeds benefit LSU Libraries
  • Facebook: Friends LSU Libraries

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Detroit, MI

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

Detroit Book Festival




July 16
  • 6th Detroit Festival of Books! (aka: Detroit Bookfest)
  • Sunday, July 16, 2023
    • 10am-4pm
  • FREE entry!
  • Festival takes place at Eastern Market Shed 5
    • (Shed 5 is wheelchair-accessible)
  • The book festival will feature over 100 vendors from all over the USA & Canada, selling BOOKS:
    • Used
    • Rare
    • Antiquarian
    • Unusual
    • Ephemera
    • Authors - and more
  • ALSO:
    • Vinyl records
    • Comic books
    • Creative arts
    • Vintage board games -  and more!
  • Enjoy FOOD, BEER, FUNK MUSIC!
  • Kid-Friendly Event: Children in attendance may construct their very own book with the assistance of volunteers from "Arts & Scraps", a Detroit-based nonprofit that helps children repurpose discarded materials into educational and creative projects.
  • Questions? books@detroitbookfest.com
  • Bookfest Home Page
  • Facebook event page
  • CLICK HERE for all the event details
  • Want to see the size of Shed 5? Click here for a virtual tour
  • Come enjoy this glorious day of BOOKS, vinyl records, comics, creative arts, food, beer, funk music and more! What's not to love?!
  • Check the bookfest photos from last year!

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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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