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June, 2016
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July, 2016
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Danbury, CT

Friends of the Danbury Library
at Police Activities League (PAL) Building
35 Hayestown Rd.
Friends Voice Mail: 203-797-4568
Friends E-Mail:

Oct 8 - 10
  • Friends of the Danbury Library Annual Book Sale
  • OVER 70,000 ITEMS!
  • Books sorted into over 60 categories
    • Art, Architecture, Photography
    • Hobbies/Crafts, How-To
    • Cooking and Food
    • Science and Nature
    • Children's
    • History and Americana
    • Fiction
    • Sports
    • Business
    • Foreign Languages
    • Health and Fitness
    • Travel and Geography
  • Rare Books, Signed Books, First Editions
  • Large collection of books donated by the Danbury Music Centre.
    • Includes music history, music instruction, music theory, sheet music and scores
  • Prices: Most Hardcovers $2, Paperbacks $0.50 & up
  • CDs, DVDs, Records, Audiobooks
  • Collectible Books - Large section of specially priced books from $5
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Saturday, October 8:
    • 8am to 10am: $15 Early Bird Admission, Free to FRIENDS members
      • Numbers given out at 7am
    • 10am to 5pm, Free admission
  • Sunday, October 9
    • 10am to 4pm. Free admission, books half price
  • Monday, October 10
    • 9am to 1pm: Bag Sale, $10 includes free fabric bag
  • Ample free parking
  • Proceeds benefit the Friends of the Danbury Library
  • Directions:
    • I-84 West, Exit 6: At light, right onto North St. At first light turn right onto Hayestown Ave. *At end, left onto Tamarack Ave., (becomes E. Hayestown Rd.) At stop sign bear right onto Hayestown Rd. P.A.L. building on the right.
    • I-84 East, Exit 5: Through stop sign, down hill. Straight through traffic light onto North St. At fourth light, turn right onto Hayestown Ave. Follow from * above.

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Newtown, CT

41st HUGE Sale
Friends of Cyrenius H. Booth Library
at Reed Intermediate School
3 Trades Lane
(Across from Fairfield Hills)
Right off I-84, Exit 11, Routes 25 and 34

July 9 - 13
  • Come Celebrate our 41st ANNUAL BOOK SALE
    • OVER 120,000 BOOKS, CDs, DVDs AND MORE!
    • Great quality at reasonable prices
  • July 9th through July 13th
    • Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
      • Adult admission fee just $5 on Saturday only - FREE Admission thereafter
      • Admission tickets go on sale Saturday morning at 7:00 a.m.
      • Sunday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
      • Monday, 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. - half price
      • Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. - $5 per standard-sized bag (provided free)
      • Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. to noon (all books free)
    • User friendly & the best organized sale anywhere
      • Rare, Collectible and Signed Books combined in one room
      • All adult fiction categories alphabetized by author
      • Children's books sorted by reading levels and series
    • Over 90 categories, including your favorites:
      • Art and Photography
      • Children's books: fiction and non-fiction
      • Computer software and books
      • Cooking, Crafts and Style, Gardening
      • Fiction: Classic, Vintage and Current
      • History, War, Military and Espionage
      • Mystery and Thriller
      • Poetry and Drama
      • Romance
      • Science Fiction, Fantasy and Manga
      • Trade Paperbacks
    • Plus CDs, DVDs, audiobooks & LP records (33's, 45's, 78's), - organized by genre
    • Amenities: Air-conditioning, Refreshments, Plenty of Parking
    • Discover, Visa & MasterCard Accepted - two credit-card check-out stations on Saturday
    • Scanners and personal electronic devices welcome in sales areas; stockpiling and "clearing" not permitted
    • Two convenient secure holding areas for intended purchases available on Saturday
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    Redding, CT

    The Mark Twain Library
    at Redding Community Center
    37 Lonetown Road (Route 107)


    Sept 2 - 5

    56th Annual Mark Twain Library Book Fair
    The Granddaddy of Book Fairs - we are the oldest - and one of the largest - in New England. All proceeds benefit the Library.

    Over 60,000 items organized in 75 categories including:

    • Children's
    (an entire room with nonfiction organized separately)
    • Art and Photography
    • Business
    • Biography
    • History
    • Cookbooks, Diet, and Wine
    • Interior Design and Do-It-Yourself
    • Current Fiction - alphabetized for your convenience
    • Classic Literature
    • Environment and Nature
    • Gardening
    • Mystery
    • New England History and Travel
    • Poetry
    • Romance
    • Science Fiction
    • Sets
    • Sports
    • Transportation
    • Technology
    • Travel
    • CDs, DVDs and Audiobooks
    • Vinyl Records

    And our celebrated COLLECTOR'S CORNER, featuring rare finds, first editions, signed copies - priced to sell.


    • Tickets available at 7:00 am
    • 9:00 am to 10:00 am, $15 admission
    • 10:00 am to 6:00 pm FREE ADMISSION
    • Children's Event, 2:30 pm to 6:00 pm
    • Prices as marked - WE DON'T DOUBLE!


    • 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Prices as marked


    • 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Half Price Day


    • 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • "BOXING DAY!" $10 for each box full of books, or half-price if less than a box full!

    Credit Cards Accepted
    Air-conditioned comfort, handicapped accessible, refreshments sold, FREE parking

    Visit the Book Fair Web Site for more information

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    Southport, CT

    Pequot Library
    720 Pequot Ave. (Exit 19 off I-95)
    203-259-0346 ext. 15

    July 22 - 26

    56th Annual Summer Book Sale
    Friday, July 22 - Tuesday, July 26, 2016
    “The Best Book Sale in New England”

    OVER 140,000 BOOKS, plus CDs, DVDs, RECORDS, etc., plus unique Specials. Admission is FREE and open to the public. All Sale proceeds help fund Pequot Library's over 750 annual programs and events.


    Friday, July 22 9am to 7pm DOUBLE the marked price
    Saturday, July 23   9am to 6pm Priced as marked
    Sunday, July 24 9am to 6pm Priced as marked
    Monday, July 25 9am to 6pm HALF the marked price
    Tuesday, July 26 9am to 2pm $5 PER BAG DAY!

    High quality books at reasonable prices.
    Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express Accepted

    "A Catalog of Specials" will be available online July 17, 2016 at

    Over 60 categories, including your favorites:

    • Art & Architecture
    • Astrology & Occult
    • Atlas & Dictionary
    • Biography
    • Business
    • Children
    • Children Young Adult
    • Classics
    • Coffee Table
    • Cookbooks
    • CT & NE & NY
    • Crafts & Hobbies
    • Education & Text
    • Exotica
    • Family & Parenting
    • Fiction
    • First Editions
    • Foreign Language
    • Gardening & Nature
    • Graphic Novels
    • Health Issues
    • History & Politics
    • Humor
    • Impulse
    • Large Print
    • Law & Crime
    • Maritime • Military History
    • Music
    • Nutrition, Diet & Exercise
    • Mystery
    • Old & Interesting
    • 'Ologies
    • Performing Arts
    • Pets & Animals
    • Photography
    • Poetry
    • Records, CDs, Tapes, DVDs, Videos
    • Religion & Philosophy
    • Science
    • Science Fiction
    • Self Help
    • Sets
    • Sheet Music
    • Signed Books
    • Sociology & Anthropology
    • Specials
    • Spies/Espionage
    • Sports (Large selection of Golf books this year)
    • Travel
    • Vintage Children
    • Transportation
    • Writing, Literature, Journalism
    • And more!

    Scanners & other wireless devices welcome in sales areas; stockpiling and "clearing" not permitted.

    NEW! Eclectic Print & Art Sale
    Friday, July 22 - Sunday, July 24, 2016
    1,700 prints and art for sale! An amazing collection of prints, original photographs, and art.

    Exit 19 off I-95 south to 720 Pequot Ave, Southport
    (203) 259-0346 ext. 15
    Location: Under the tents on the Great Lawn, parking lot, in the Auditorium, Reading Room, and Rennell Room
    Contact: (203) 259-0346 ext. 15

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    Westport, CT

    To Our Honored Friend. . .
    Westport Library
    20 Jesup Rd. (off US Rte 1)

    July 16 - 19
    • …. the Westport Library’s 24th Annual Summer Book Sale is dedicated to Howard Munce (1915-2016)
    • July 16-19—on Jesup Green and inside the library
      • Saturday, July 16: 9-5. On opening day: No computer sign-ups and no place-holding boxes. Just wait in line until the sale starts, just like last year.
        • What’s New: A single line to enter the Library. The line starts under the covered portico. NO separate line for featured specials, which will be inside the Library
      • Sunday, July 17: New opening and closing times: 10-5
      • Monday, July 18: 9-5 (everything half-price)
      • Tuesday, July 19: 9-1 (Contribution Day)
        • What’s new: Was “Free” day, now Contribution day. Take what you want, and contribute money to the Library.
    • Over 100,000 items in more than 50 categories from Art to Zoology:
      • Hardcover and paperback fiction and non-fiction
      • Sci-Fi, including fantasy, horror, and supernatural
      • Music: sheet music and performing arts. Includes books from the estate of area resident D. M. (“Mac”) Marshman, the Oscar-winning screenwriter for Sunset Boulevard
      • Comic books and graphic novels, most $1 or less, plus a selection of scarce issues
      • Vinyl records with a nice grouping of dance LPs, DVDs, CDs, audiobooks & more
      • Ephemera-- the new favorite for collectors!
      • Foreign language
      • Children’s books for all ages
      • And our two new categories:
        • Fashion…from head to toe
        • Connecticut, New England and New York. From art to travel, and everything in between
    • All our vintage, signed, and special juvenile books will again have a section inside the air-conditioned library. An outstanding collection, including 11 of the 14 titles of the “Little Girl” series from Dodd, Mead. Like last year, this section includes easily-damaged pop-up books for all ages.
    • Also inside the Library
      • Beatlemania from the library of local resident Al Brodax, the producer and co-author of the ground-breaking Beatles animated film, Yellow Submarine. His co-writer was Love Story author, Erich Segal, and there are books and ephemera related to the film, to which we added other Beatles materials
      • Playboy magazines from the ‘60s and ‘70s
      • Signed books given by artists to Westport’s great and late centenarian artist, Howard Munce, including Munce’s own art work.
      • Signed books by Ron Chernow, Pulitzer-Prize winning author and honoree at the Library’s 2016 “Booked for the Evening” event. Includes a first edition of Hamilton.
    • Featured special books will be listed as the sale approaches and many will be on display in the Library starting July 1.Here are the top two:
      • First Plantin Press Edition of Seneca's Tragedies, 1576
      • Salvador Dali: A Study of his Art-in-Jewels, 1958, signed limited edition
    • Visa, MasterCard, and American Express accepted
    • Ample free parking; handicapped accessible. Quick access from Exit 17 on I-95 or Exit 41 on CT 15 (Merritt Parkway)
    • Same weekend as the Westport Annual Fine Arts Festival
    • And what you have come to expect: free admission, no double-pricing, no Internet skimming or eBay sales, no preview sale, no sales tax and our same low prices, starting at 50 cents for mass-market and children’s paperbacks
    • To stay current on Westport Library book sales, sign up for our e-newsletters and check the box for Book Sale News.
    • Future Book Sale: On Dec. 3-4, we’ll have our annual holiday sale. Mark the dates.
    Ames, IA

    Ames Public Library
    515 Douglas Ave

    July 8 - 11
    • Sat 9-6, Sun 1-5, Mon 9-5
    • Preview: Fri 5:30-8:30pm, $2 fee. Free admission for for donors to Friends Foundation at $20 level & above
    • 20,000 books; 66% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; Most $1; pocket pbs .25, 5/$1. Sun everything half-price, Mon $1 admission, everything free!
    • Books sold online and at the library's book store

    • Mon-Thu 9-9, Fri, Sat 9-6, Sun 1-5
    Bettendorf, IA

    Bettendorf Public Library
    2950 Learning Campus Dr.

    Oct 8 - 9
    • Sat 9-5, Sun noon-4
    • Preview: Fri 5-7:30 pm, Friends; join at door $5 ind., $10 fam. $20 fee for scanning
    • 20,000 books; 100% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; plus CDs, videos, audiotapes, records, puzzles, etc.; most .50
    • $20 Scanner fee at Preview only
    Bloomfield, IA

    Friends of Bloomfield Library
    at Old Elementary School
    Old School Social Center
    200 W. Locust St

    June 25 - July 9
    • 9-5 daily
    • 8,000 books; 80% donated; 70% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .25; hardcovers .50
    • First weekend: Hairy Nation Day and Reunion
    Burlington, IA

    Burlington Public Library
    210 Court St

    Sept 24; Jan
    • Sat 8-5
    • Preview: Fri 10-5, Friends; join at door $10 (coves all 3 sales in current year)
    • 9,000 books; 100% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-$1 plus Collectors Corner.

    • Mon-Sat, library hours
    • Paperbacks $1; hardcovers $3
    Camanche, IA

    Camanche Public Library
    held at: Masonic Lodge
    220 9th Ave.

    Aug 12 - 13
    • Fri, Sat 8-4
    • Paperbacks .25; hardcovers .50; mags .10, puzzles and A/V $1; Sat 1pm: $1/bag
    • Camanche Days celebration.
    Cedar Falls, IA

    Book Nook
    Cedar Falls Public Library
    524 Main St.

    • Monday 10-7, Wednesday 10-4, Saturday 10-4
    Cedar Falls, IA

    University of Northern Iowa
    Rod Library
    1227 W. 27th St

    • Fall & Spring: Mon-Wed 7:30am-midnight, Th 7:30am-10pm, Fri 7:30-7, Sat 10-5, Sun noon-midnight. Summer & May: Mon-Thu 7am-8pm, Fri 7-5, Sat noon-5, Sun noon-8. Interims: Mon-Fri 7:30-5, Sat, Sun closed
    • Hardcovers, DVDs, CDs $2; Paperbacks, LPs, VHS, cassettes $1; prints, posters .50
    • Items change every 2-4 weeks.
      More valuable books have been removed to sell online.
      Cash only
    Clinton, IA

    Clinton Public Library
    Underground Book Store
    306 8th Avenue S

    • Mon, Sat 10-2, Wed 2-6

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    Coralville, IA

    Friends of Coralville Public Library
    1401 5th Street

    Aug 5 - 6
    • Offering buyers a broad range of reading material!
      • Friday 1:30 to 5:30
      • Saturday 9:00 to 3:00
    • Members get in an hour early, at 12:30 pm, on Friday for first pick at the sales.
    • Presenting OVER 8,000 BOOKS!
      • 75% donated. 25% library withdrawals.
      • 60% hardcover; sorted by type.
    • Great Prices:
      • Most hardcover books $2.00 on Friday & $1.00 on Saturday
      • Most paperback books $1.00 on Friday & $ .50 on Saturday
      • Audiovisual materials are 50 cents and children's books are 25 cents both days
    • Unless otherwise noted, all books for sale range from VERY GOOD to PRISTINE!
    • Large variety of hard cover & paperback books ranging from good to very good condition in FREE section
    • Also: FREE books area of lesser quality ranging from poor to good
    • More information about Friends Book Sales
    • To reach the library: From I-80 take the Coralville 1st Avenue exit (242), go south to the 5th St. intersection (there is a traffic light), turn right and go 11 blocks. The library is on your right. Just follow the new parking ramp signs.
    • Area sights: Amana Colonies, University of Iowa athletics & museums, Herbert Hoover Museum & Presidential Library, Devonian Fossil Gorge
    • Watch for the next great sale November 4 and 5!

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    Council Bluffs, IA

    Council Bluffs Public Library
    400 Willow Ave

    • During library hours
    Des Moines, IA

    Planned Parenthood of the Heartland
    at Iowa State Fairgrounds
    4-H Building
    3000 East Grand Avenue

    • Watch this spot for details on the next great sale!
    Des Moines, IA

    Des Moines Central Library
    1000 Grand Ave

    June 24 - 25
    • Fri 9-5:30, Sat 10-4
    • not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; books, mags, CDs, audiobooks, records, DVDs, sheet music, rare books, city directories, car repair manuals; .25-$10
    • Credit cards accepted
    • Artsy Smartsy Book Sale - during Des Moines Arts Festival

    • Mon-Wed 9-8:30, Thu, Fri 9-5:30, Sun (Sept-May) 1-4:30
    • not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions
    Evansdale, IA

    Evansdale Public Library
    123 N Evans Rd

    • Mon, Thu 11-7, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat 11-5
    • 90% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; books, mags .25; VHS, DVD .50
    Fort Dodge, IA

    Fort Dodge Public Library
    424 Central Ave

    • Mon 1-7, Tue-Fri 11-4; closed Sat, Sun
    • Friends Book Shop on the Square
    Garden Grove, IA

    Garden Grove Public Library
    103 W. Main St.

    • Mon, Wed, Fri 2-4:30
    • Call 641-443-2445 anytime to look at books
    Grinnell, IA

    Drake Community Library
    930 Park St

    • Sat 8-11:30, noon-2
    • Preview: Fri 5pm-8pm, $3 suggested donation to enter
    • 7,000 books; 100% donated; sorted; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; Sat noon $1/box
    • Current, popular items are removed throughout the year (as they are donated) for sale in library book shop

    • Library hours
    Hiawatha, IA

    Hiawatha Public Library
    150 W Willman St.

    Iowa City, IA

    Iowa City Public Library
    123 S Linn St

    • Mon-Thu noon-7, Fri noon-5:30, Sat noon-4
    Iowa City, IA

    Shelter House Used Book Sale
    at the TMOne Building
    1925 Boyrum Street

    (Cross Streets: Between Olympic Ct and Hollywood Blvd)

    • Watch this spot for details on the next great book sale!
    Jefferson, IA

    Jefferson Public Library
    200 West Lincolnway St

    Sept 25 - Oct 1
    • Sat-Sat Library hours
    • Preview: Sat prior 9-1, Friends; join at door $5 ind., $10 fam.
    • 4,000+ books; 40% donated; 70% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; children's .25-.50; last day $4 (some exceptions)
    Knoxville, IA

    Knoxville Public Library
    213 East Montgomery St

    • Thu 4-8, Fri 10-5, Sat 10-noon
    • Sat $2/bag
    Madrid, IA

    Madrid Public Library
    100 W. 3rd. St

    Aug 27 - 28
    • Sat 9-2, Sun noon-2
    • Preview: Sat 8-9 $1 fee
    • 3,000 books; sorted; no buyer restrictions; plus CDs, DVDs, puzzle, mags; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; Sun $5/box
    • Some books removed
    Malvern, IA

    Malvern Public Library
    502 Main St.

    Marion, IA

    Marion Public Library
    1095 6th Ave

    • Sat 10-4, Sun 2-4
    • Preview: Fri 4-6pm, Friends; join at door $10
    • 2,200 books; 80% donated; 70% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks $1; hardcovers $2; children's .50; Sun $3/bag
    • Newest books are sold in our Bookstore
    Marshalltown, IA

    Marshalltown Public Library
    105 W. Boone St

    • Sat 9-2, Sun 1-4
    • 2,000+ books; 80% donated; 75% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .25; hardcovers $1
    Perry, IA

    Perry Public Library
    1101 Willis Ave

    July 15 - 16; Oct 21 - 22; Jan 20 - 21, 2017
    • Fri 10-4, Sat 10-2
    • 5,000 books; 50% donated; 35% hardcover; sorted
    Red Oak, IA

    Red Oak Public Library
    400 North 2nd St.

    Solon, IA

    Solon Public Library
    320 W. Main St.

    Feb 4, 2017
    • Sat 9-3
    • Preview: Sat 8-9am, $5 fee
    • 2,000+ books; 60% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; includes CDs, DVDs, audiobooks; paperbacks .25; hardcovers .50; children's .25; A/V $1
    • Some books sold online throughout the year.
    Spencer, IA

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

    Nov 2 - 6
    • Thu, Fri 10-7, admission $1.Sat 10-5 Sun noon-4 (free admission Sat & Sun)
    • Preview: Wed 5:30-7:30pm, $5 fee prices doubled
    • 30,000+ books; paperbacks $1; hardcovers $2; Sat half price; Sun $5/bag, $25 grocery cart
    Tipton, IA

    Tipton Public Library
    206 Cedar St.

    Waterloo, IA

    Waterloo Public Library
    415 Commercial St

    • Tue 10-7, Wed-Sat 10-1
    • Paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1-$3
    Waukee, IA

    Waukee Public Library
    950 Warrior Lane

    • Sat 8:30-3
    • Preview: Fri 6-7:30pm, Friends; join at door - $7 seniors/full time students, $15 hoursehold, $25-$500 contributing member
    • 7,000 books; 80% donated; 55% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; Audiobooks & movies; .50-$2
    • No holds.
      Bake sale

    • Mon-Thu 9:30-8:30, Fri, Sat 9:30-3, Sun 1-4 (Sept-May)
    Webster City, IA

    Kendall Young Library
    1201 Willson Ave

    • Fri 10-6, Sat 10-noon
    • Preview: Thu 10-8, Friends; join at door $5
    • not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions
    West Des Moines, IA

    West Des Moines Public Library
    4000 Mills Civic Parkway

    • Library hours
    • 200-300 books
    Winterset, IA

    Winterset Public Library
    at American Legion bldg
    223 N 1st Ave

    Sept 9 - 10
    • Fri 10-7, Sat 10-3
    • Preview: Thu 4-7pm, Friends; join at door $5. No vendors, no scanners. $10/plastic grocery sack (provided); limit 5 bags
    • 10,000 books; 90% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; donation
    • Legion will sell snacks

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    Algonquin, IL

    Algonquin Area Public Library
    Eastgate Branch
    115 Eastgate St.

    July 7 - 10
    • Summer 2016 Book Sale!
    • Over 30,000 Books
      • Sorted into 70 categories!
    • All adult books are sorted and on shelves
    • Over 9000 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 $1, DVDs $2, books on CD $3
    • Books are NOT picked over!
    • Special categories will be featured for this sale
    • Large FICTION section in alpha order
    • Many unusual special books!
      • Thursday 4 to 7
      • $10 Admission charge
      • Adults only please
      • Friday 4 to 8
      • Saturday 10 to 2
      • Sunday 1 to 4
    • Sunday Books are HALF PRICE
    • Refreshments available Friday, Saturday and Sunday

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    Des Plaines, IL

    Des Plaines Public Library
    1501 Ellinwood St.

    Downtown, just south of Metra train station

    Sept 9 - 11
    • Preview for members of the Friends
      • Friday, September 9 from 6 pm to 8:30 pm
      • Memberships available at the door; $5.00 for individuals, $10.00 for families.
      • Sign up for numbers will begin at 4 pm
    • Open to the Public
      • Saturday, Septmber 10 from 9:30 am to 4 pm
      • Sunday, September 11 from 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm
        • Sunday is bargain day.
    • Most hard cover books are $1.00, better books slightly higher.
      • Most are donated and are hard cover.
    • Also CD's, DVD's, and audio books.
    • Books are sorted into many categories, not picked over, no buyer's restrictions.
    • The Des Plaines History Center will be present on Sat. and Sun. only, selling gift items.
    • For information call (847) 376-2922
    • Note: The spring sale was cancelled due to construction at the library

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    Elmhurst, IL

    AAUW Elmhurst Area Branch
    at Lincoln School
    565 S. Fairfield Ave

    Aug 4 - 7
    • AAUW Elmhurst Area Annual USED BOOK SALE [American Association of University Women]
    • Successful operation for over 50 years. Proceeds benefit AAUW educational grants and local scholarships.
    • Over 25,000 Books
      • 100% Donated - 50% Hardcover
      • Super organized - sorted into 30+ categories
      • Large Children's Section
      • DVDs, CDs and Videos also available
    • Great Prices
      • Most items range from $1.00 to $2.00; children's from 50 cents to $2
      • Collector's Area and Newer Books individually priced
      • Price reductions on Sunday
        • BAG SALE - $10 per standard grocery bag of regular books and 50% off on individually priced books
    • Schedule
      • Thursday August 4th, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. - OPENING NIGHT
      • Friday August 5th , 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
      • Saturday August 6th , 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
      • Sunday August 7th , 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.-$10 BAG SALE
    • Admission
      • Opening Night (Thursday): $10 per person admission. Line-up and wristband sales begin at 5:00 p.m. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
      • Free admission all other days (Friday, Saturday, Sunday). Hours as listed above.

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    Greenville, IL

    2nd Chance Books
    in Auxiliary Thrift Shop
    700 S. Third Street

    June 1 - 30
    • For many years the Auxiliary Book Fair was a popular community event. We have replaced the annual Book Fair with a continuing Book Sale.
    • Now these books - OVER 5,000 TITLES! - are available at a permanent new book store
      • Auxiliary Thrift Shop, 700 S. Third St., Greenville, Il. 
    • Keeping with the tradition of the Book Fair, most books are priced at $1.00!  More current books and specialty items are priced higher.
    • All of the favorite categories of the Book Fair will be available in the new book store:
      • 2nd Chance Books
    • Store hours are 10-6 Monday-Saturday
    • COME SEE US!

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    Lombard, IL

    American Association of University Women
    at First Church of Lombard
    220 S. Main Street

    Aug 3 - 6
    • More Than 10,000 Books!
      • 95% donated, 50% hardcover.
      • Fine sorted. Not picked over.
    • Large Section of Collectible books!
    • Also A/V items!
    • August 3 to 6, 2016
    • PRE-SALE August 3
      • Wednesday, 5 pm to 9 pm
      • $5 entry. Presale numbers available at 3 pm
    • FREE Entry August 4 to 6
      • Thursday & Friday, 9 am to 8 pm
      • Saturday, 9 am to noon
      • Books range from .50 to $3
      • More for Collectibles
    • BAG o' BOOKS SALE!
      • Saturday $10/bag (excludes collectibles)
    • Cash and checks only
    • Parking: church lot - entry W. Ash Street OR city lots on Main & Maple Streets
    • Presented by American Association University Women, Lombard Area Branch
    • Your purchase funds local and national scholarships for women and girls.

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    Topeka, KS

    Friends of the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library
    at Kansas Expocentre
    Agricultural Hall
    One Expocentre Dr.
    (Just west of Topeka Blvd & 17th St)

    Sept 16 - 19
    • Friends of Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library Book Sale
    • Over 60,000 Items!
      • 80% Donated, 60% Hardback
      • Sorted into 20 categories
    • Premium Section!
    • PLUS CDs, DVDs, Records
    • Preview Night - Friends Members free
      • Friday September 16, 6pm to 9pm
      • Purchase a membership: $20 for Individual, $30 Family,
      • Non-members who prefer not to purchase a membership, may pay $5 per person (children ages 7 and under are free)
    • Free Admission
      • Saturday, September 17 9am to 5pm
      • Sunday, September 18, 10am to 5pm
        • Bag Day: Fill a grocery sack for just $5
      • Monday, September 19, 7am to noon
        • Free Day!
    • Great Prices
      • Hardbacks and large paperbacks $2, Small paperbacks $1
      • Records $1, CDs $2, DVDs $2, Audiobooks $2
      • Children’s books $1
      • Premium section – All items individually priced. A cashier will be stationed in this area for this section only.
      • Sunday – Bag day – all books (excluding items from the Premium Section) that will fit to the top of a grocery sack (provided) for $5 a bag.
      • Monday - Everything that is left is FREE (Bring your own boxes or bags)
    • Cash, Visa, Mastercard and Discover accepted
    • For more details, check out the Friends book sale web site

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    Saint Paul, MN

    Half Price Books
    2041 Ford Parkway

    July 14 - 17
    • Half Price Books Tent Sale!
    • 2041 Ford Parkway, St. Paul, MN 55116
    • Everything's $2 or less!
    • Thursday, July 14th - Sunday, July 17th
      • Thursday -Saturday, 9AM-7PM
      • Sunday 10AM-6PM
    • Thousands of items including hardback and paperback fiction, non-fiction and children’s, music, movies, games and more!
    • For more information visit or call 651-699-1391

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    St. Paul, MN

    Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association (MWABA) Twin Cities Book Fair
    Progress Center Building
    Minnesota State Fairgrounds

    Enter fairgrounds at main gate off Snelling Ave. Take 2nd right. Go 4 blocks north.

    June 24 - 25
    • 25th Annual Twin Cities Antiquarian & Rare Book Fair
    • Over fifty dealers from across the country offering
      • Antiquarian, Fine, and Rare Books in nearly every field
    • Including:
      • First editions
      • Fine bindings
      • Children's books
      • Local history
      • Vintage books & advertising
      • Ephemera, maps and more!
    • Visitor Information
    • June 24 and 25, 2016
      • Friday, 3 pm to 8 pm, $7 (includes Saturday admission)
      • Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm, $5 (kids free)
    • High school and college students: Free admission on Saturday, June 28th with your school ID!
    • Progress Center Building, Minnesota State Fairgrounds in St. Paul, Minnesota 55108. Free parking.
    • Free Appraisal Day: Saturday from noon to 3pm! - Visitors are invited to bring in up to four books from their own collection to be evaluated by an expert.
    • All day Saturday: Members of the Minnesota Center for Book Arts’ Artist’s Co-op will bring a Kelsey tabletop press and print free letterpress keepsake bookmarks for all attendees.
    • For questions, contact Valerie Urban at or 1-800-441-0076. An outstanding event!

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    Creve Coeur, MO

    JCC Used Book Sale
    JCC Staenberg Family Complex -
    Arts & Education Building
    # 2 Millstone Campus Drive

    Aug 14 - 18
    • THOUSANDS of BOOKS will be available for sale as the Annual J Used Book Sale returns in August to the Arts and Education Building Stock up on your fall reading material.
    • August 14 to 18, 2016
    • Preview Day
      • Sunday: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
      • Admission $10 at the door
      • Line tickets go on sae at 9:00 AM
    • FREE Admission
      • Monday to Wednesday: 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
      • Thursday: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
        • Bag Day: Fill a bag for only $5
    • Apps are great, but there's nothing like the feel of a real book!
    • Book lovers, collectors and avid readers all anticipate this annual event.
    • Proceeds from the sale benefit the Cultural Arts Department
    • Contact: Zelda Sparks, 314-442-3169, SFC

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    Saint Charles, MO

    250,000 Items!
    Friends of the St. Charles City-County Library Book Sale
    at St. Charles Convention Center
    Veterans Memorial Parkway & Fairgrounds Rd.
    (Due to extensive road construction in the area, please use the following route to the event.

    Customers traveling west on I-70 should exit at Zumbehl, turn left to go over I-70, and then turn left (to travel back east) on Veterans Memorial Parkway.

    Customers traveling east on I-70 should exit at Zumbehl and continue heading east on Veterans Memorial Parkway
    636-441-2300 x 1582

    July 15 - 17
    • One of the largest Book Fairs in the St. Louis area
    • Over 250,000 hardbacks, paperbacks, sets, records, and magazines
    • Friday, July 15:
      • 9:00 am to noon - Friends members only admission
      • Purchase a membership now
      • Friends memberships will be sold on Friday immediately after the 9 a.m. opening (Shop at 9:00 a.m. on Friday for the best selection.)
      • Noon to 9:00 p.m. - Open to the general public.
    • Saturday, July 16: 9:00 am to 7:00 pm
      • Open to the general public
    • Sunday, July 17: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
      • Open to the general public
      • $5.00 a bag day (most items) Standard size plastic grocery bags provided on site.
    • The 2016 Friends Book Fair will be held at the St. Charles Convention Center, One Convention Center Plaza, St. Charles, Mo. 63303.
      • Nearly 30,000 square feet filled with the best bargains in town! At this location, customers shop in comfort with wide aisles, cool temperatures (no matter how hot it gets outside), and plenty of convenient free parking.
      • Most hardbacks $2, regular size paperbacks 50 cents, oversize paperbacks $1
      • All children's and teen books 25 cents
      • Magazines 10 cents
      • AV materials priced as marked.
      • Some very old books, reference materials and special items priced separately.
      • On Sunday, books are sold for $5.00 a bag-standard size grocery bags provided.
    • All books sorted into popular categories - easy to find the items you want!
    • Some of the most popular categories: cookbooks, children's, crafts, art, western, mysteries, science fiction, biographies
    • Separate area for children's and teen materials.
    • Book Donations: Donations of used books are taken all year. Donations may be dropped off at any branch of the St. Charles City-County Library District.
    • Leftovers: The Friends will donate the "leftovers" from the 2016 Fair to non-profit organizations (schools, churches, etc.) who can come on Sunday, July 17 between 1:00 and 3:00 p.m. and pick them up. Books will be given away on a first-come-first-serve basis. Non-profit organizations interested in any of the leftover items should click here to sign up online or contact Erica Land at 441-2300 ext. 1582 prior to the Fair.
    • Volunteers: Approximately 300 volunteers are needed for a successful Book Fair. If you would like to help with set-up on Thursday, July 14 or work a shift at the Fair, click here to sign up online. Volunteer jobs include stocking tables, tallying sales, cashiering, providing information and loading and unloading trucks.
    • Mark your calendar now and come out to support your FRIENDS!

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    Hendersonville, NC

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

    (next door to Dollar General)

    Sept 10 - 24
    • 3 Weekends in September!
    • Friends of the Henderson County Public Library
    • Preview:
      • Friday, September 9th:  Member's preview 10am to 4:30pm
      • (Memberships available at the door, $6 individual, $10 family) 
    • Open to the Public:
      • Saturday, September 10th, 10am to 4:30pm
      • Sunday, September 11th, 1pm to 4:30pm
      • Friday and Saturday, September 16th & 17th: 10am to 4:30pm
        • Everything Half Price!
      • Saturday, September 24th: 10am to 4:30pm
        •  $6 per box (box provided) tax included
    • 100,000 Gently Used Books, DVDs, CDs, LPs
      • 98% private donations, 2% ex-lib.
    • Hardcover, softcover, mass paper
    • Something for everyone:
      • Collectibles
      • Regional
      • Autographed
      • Art & Coffee Table Books
      • Fiction, Nonfiction
      • Religion
      • History
      • Cookbooks
      • Gardening
      • Sports
      • Business
      • Children's books and lots more!
    • Average price .50 to $5.00; art / coffee table / collectible higher
    • Cash and checks only, please
    • Dealers: Please bring us a photocopy of your sales tax exemption certificate
    • Questions? Email
    • See you there!

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    York, PA

    Book Nook Bonanza
    BOOK NOOK Bonanza 2016
    York City Ice Arena
    941 Vander Avenue

    June 24 - 26
    • 59th Book Nook Bonanza - Presented by York Hospital Auxiliary
    • 250,000 Items!
    • Features:
      • New and Used books! All hardbacks start at $2.00/$1.00 for paperbacks (except old and rare section).
      • Half Price sale starts Saturday afternoon. $5.00 for a yardstick of books all day Sunday.
      • DVDS, CDs, albums and Artwork for Sale!
      • Large collections of home school materials, military, and popular fiction
      • Expanded Old, Rare, Collectible Books featuring many historical, children's and religious books set.
    • June 24, 25, and 26, 2016
    • Early Admission Wristband: Purchase a $25.00 wristband which allows admission all weekend and early entrance on Friday from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM for shopping before general doors open.
      • Friday, 5:00 to 9:00 PM
        • Admission $5.00 for Adults/$1.00 for Students 13-18/Kids free all weekend!
      • Saturday, 9:00 to 5:00 PM
        • Admission: $3.00/$1.00 for Students 13-18/Kids free all weekend!
        • (closed from noon to 1:00 PM) Reopen for half price sale at 1:00 PM
      • Sunday, 11:00 to 5:00 PM
        • Admission: $2.00/$1.00 for Students 13/18/Kids free all weekend!
        • Sunday books are $5.00 for a yardstick of books
    • Free parking all weekend
    • Visit website for complete information. Or call 717-851-2149.

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    McLean, VA

    AAUW - McLean, VA Chapter
    at McLean Community Center
    1234 Ingleside Avenue
    703-527-4206 (AAUW Contact)

    The McLean Community Center is 2.6 miles from Tysons Corner Shopping Center.

    Sept 16 - 18
    • The McLean Virginia Branch of the American Association of University Women will start collecting books,CDs, DVDs, records and recent textbooks
    • Saturday May 21 from 9:00 am - 1:30 pm  at the Sun Trust Bank (515 Maple Ave East, Vienna)  
    • Please no encyclopedias,VHS,or audio tapes.
    • Proceeds are used for scholarships for women, to promote their professional development and to encourage grade school and high school girls to engage in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
    • Questions: or 703-527-4201 or visit
    • Future collections will be held on June 18, July 16, and August 13.
    • The 47th McLean AAUW Used Book Sale will be September 16,17, and 18 at the McLean Community Center
    • 124 Ingleside Ave, McLean, VA.

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    Fond du Lac, WI

    56th Annual Sale
    Fond du Lac Branch of AAUW
    at Fond du Lac County Fairgrounds
    Hwy 45, SE side of the city

    March 16 - 19, 2017
    • 30,000 BOOKS!
      • More than 200 tables full - plus more books underneath!
      • At least 14 tables of Children's books!
    • Sorted into 50 Categories!
    • 60% Hardcover
    • Plenty of elbow room for convenient shopping!
    • Great Prices
      • Regular selections .50-$3
      • Collectible, fine gift books higher
      • Saturday: Half Price Day; Sunday: Box Sale
    • More Items for Sale:
      • Large number of records
      • DVDs, VHS
      • Toys and Games
      • Puzzles
    • Premier Night March 16
      • Thursday 5pm to 8:30pm
      • $3 admission
    • General Sale March 17 to 19, Free admission
      • Friday 9am to 8:30pm
      • Saturday 9am to 5:00pm (Half price)
      • Sunday 9am to 2pm (Box sale)
    • This is a great sale don't miss it!!

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