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December, 2016
11/25-12/10Woodstock
10Batavia
10Decatur
10Harwood Heights
10Lansing
10Mount Prospect
10-11Mundelein
13-14Elgin
17Troy
24Harwood Heights


January, 2017
6Troy
7Colfax
10-11Elgin
13-15St. Louis, MOBig Sale
14Batavia
14Decatur
14Harwood Heights
14Lansing
14-15Mundelein
14Schaumburg
20-22Mount ProspectBig Sale
21Troy
27-28Crystal Lake
28Harwood Heights
29-2/2Creve Coeur, MOBig Sale
?Glen Ellyn
?Springfield
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February, 2017
3-4Edwardsville
3-6Herrin
3Troy
4-5Arlington Heights
4Colfax
4Midlothian
10-11Alton
11Batavia
11Decatur
11Harwood Heights
11Lansing
11Mount Prospect
11-12Mundelein
14-15Elgin
18Troy
23-25Beecher
25Harwood Heights
?Anna
?Breese
?Charleston
?Fairview Heights
?Palatine

March, 2017
3Troy
4Colfax
4-6Glencoe
11Batavia
11-12Bloomingdale
11Decatur
11Harwood Heights
11Lansing
11-12Mundelein
11Schaumburg
14-15Elgin
16-19Fond du Lac, WI56th Annual Sale
18Troy
25Harwood Heights
?Algonquin
?Carbondale
?East Dundee
?Evanston
?Glen Ellyn
31-4/3Herrin
?Normal
?Paris

April, 2017
1Colfax
1Sterling
7Troy
8Batavia
8Decatur
8Harwood Heights
8Lansing
8-9Mundelein
11-12Elgin
12Charleston
15Troy
22-23Cary
22Harwood Heights
22Quincy
23-30Livonia, MIBOOKSTOCK!
27-29Fox River Grove
28-29Loudon, TNBig Sale
29-30Arlington Heights
?Belvidere
?Collinsville
?Crystal Lake
?Des Plaines
?Grayslake
?Hampshire
?Jerseyville
?Lemont
?Mascoutah
?Nashville
?North Riverside
?Oak Brook
?Saint Charles
?Urbana
?Urbana
?Washington
?Western Springs

May, 2017
5-6Edwardsville
5-20Red Bud
5Troy
6Colfax
6-7Park Ridge
9-10Elgin
12-13Alton
13Batavia
13Decatur
13Harwood Heights
13Lansing
13-14Mundelein
13Schaumburg
20Troy
27Harwood Heights
?Belleville
?Brookfield
?Charleston
?Edwardsville
?Evanston
?Galesburg
?Glen Ellyn
?Lisle
?Winnetka

June, 2017
1-3Granite City
2-5Herrin
2-4New Orleans, LA75,000+ Books!
2Troy
3Colfax
3Geneva
3Midlothian
10Decatur
10Harwood Heights
10Lansing
10-11Mundelein
13-14Elgin
17Troy
23-24Macomb
24Harwood Heights
?Anna
?Chicago
?Downers Grove
?Effingham
?Evanston
?Geneva
?Glen Ellyn
?Glencoe
?Johnsburg
?Naperville
?Palatine
?Springfield
?Winnetka

July, 2017
1Colfax
7Troy
8Batavia
8Decatur
8Harwood Heights
8Lansing
8-9Mundelein
8Schaumburg
9Union
11-12Elgin
15Troy
22Harwood Heights
27-30Chicago
?Bourbonnais
?Glen Ellyn

August, 2017
2-5Lombard
4-5Edwardsville
4-7Herrin
4-6North Aurora
4Troy
5-6Arlington Heights
5Colfax
8-9Elgin
12Batavia
12Decatur
12Harwood Heights
12Lansing
12-13Mundelein
18-19Elburn
19Troy
26Harwood Heights
?Charleston
?Chicago
?Elmhurst
?Kaneville
?Oak Park
?Pinckneyville
?Urbana

September, 2017
1Troy
2Colfax
2Kewanee
2-3Yorkville
3-4Decatur
9Batavia
9-10Bloomingdale
9Harwood Heights
9Lansing
9-10Mundelein
9Schaumburg
12-13Elgin
15-17Lake Forest
16Troy
23Harwood Heights
?Belvidere
?Elgin
?Evanston
?Glen Ellyn
?Macomb
?Mascoutah
?Nashville
?Normal
?Palos Park
Algonquin, IL


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


March
  • Watch this spot for details on the next great book 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



Feb 10 - 11, 2017; May 12 - 13, 2017
  • Fri 9-7, Sat 9-3
  • 25,000 books; 80% donated; 55% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .25; hardcovers .50
Anna, IL

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

Feb; June
  • Sat 8-2, Sun 1-3
  • Preview: Fri 4-6, Friends; join at door
  • 5,000 books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-$3; Sun bag sale
Antioch, IL

Antioch Public Library District
Meeting Room
757 Main St.
847-395-0874

Ongoing
Arlington Heights, IL

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

Feb 4 - 5, 2017; Aug 5 - 6, 2017
  • Sat 9-4:30, Sun noon-4:30
  • Preview: Fri 6-9pm, Friends; entry numbers available to members beginning at 9am. Membership at door: 6pm
  • 80% donated; 56% hardcover; Sun $3/bag
  • No scanners, cell phones, computers, etc.
    Silent auction, 9-2


April 29 - 30, 2017
  • Sat 9-4:30, Sun noon-4:30
  • Preview: Fri 6-9pm, Friends; entry numbers available to members beginning at 9am. Membership at door: 6pm
  • 75,000 books; 80% donated; 56% hardcover; includes DVDs, records, CDs, tapes; paperbacks .50-$1; hardcovers $1
  • Silent Auction Sat 9-2
    No scanners, cell phones, computers, etc.
Aurora, IL

Eola Road Branch Library
555 S. Eola Rd.
630-264-4120

Ongoing
  • Library hours
Barrington, IL

Barrington Area Library
505 N. Northwest Hwy
847-382-1300

Ongoing
  • Library hours
Batavia, IL

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



Dec 10; Jan 14, 2017; Feb 11, 2017; March 11, 2017; April 8, 2017; May 13, 2017; July 8, 2017; Aug 12, 2017; Sept 9, 2017
  • 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
Beecher, IL


Beecher Community Library
at Community Bldg. (across from Library)
673 Penfield St
708-946-9090


Feb 23 - 25, 2017
  • Fri 8-4, Sat 8-2
  • Preview: Thu 6-10pm, $15/bag
  • 10,000 books; 70% donated; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; or $10/bag
Belleville, IL

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

May
  • Watch this spot for details on this great event!
Belvidere, IL

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



April; Sept
  • Wed-Fri 10-7:30, Sat 10-noon
  • Preview: Tue 5-7:30pm, Friends; join at door
  • 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
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
630-529-3120

March 11 - 12, 2017; Sept 9 - 10, 2017
  • Sat 9-4, Sun 1-3
  • Sorted; no buyer restrictions; plus CDs, DVDs; Sat $1 each or $7/bag: Sun .50 each or $3/bag


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; 60% donated; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; DVDs $1; Sat bag sale, using $5 library book tote
Breese, IL

St. Joseph's Hospital Auxiliary
at American Legion Hall
575 N Main St
618-526-5351



Feb
  • Thu 10-11am, $6 fee; 11-8pm, $3 fee; Fri 10-7, Sat 10-5, Sun 9-noon
  • 30,000+ books; 40% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; .25-$1. Sat half price. Sun $3/bag; Sun 10:30 free
  • We sell about 200 books each year on line.
  • Fri bake sale
Brookfield, IL

Brookfield Public Library
3609 Grand Ave
708-485-6917



May
  • Sat 10-4
  • Sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $5/bag


Ongoing
  • Mon-Thu 10-9, Fri, Sat 10-6, Sun 11-6 (closed Sun in summer)
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 West Main St
618-457-0354

(Enter parking lot on Monroe St)

March
  • Sat 8-3, Sun 1-4
  • Preview: Fri 4-6pm, Friends; join at door
  • 50,000 books; 60% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; .50-$1 (half price on Sun)
  • No scanners
Carbondale, IL

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

Bookstore
Cary, IL

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

April 22 - 23, 2017
  • Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5
  • 75% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; plus audio, video, CDs, books on tape & 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.
(held outside near Library's south entrance)
217-581-6072



April 12, 2017
  • 9-4
  • 2,500 books; 100% donated; 75% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks $1; hardcovers $2 & up; videos $1
Charleston, IL

Charleston Carnegie Public Library
712 Sixth St



Feb; May; Aug
  • Fri 10-6, Sat 10-5
  • 1,000+ books; 95% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $2; children's picture books .50; DVDs $2, CDs .50
Chatham, IL

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

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

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

July 27 - 30, 2017
  • Thu, Fri: noon-8; Sat, Sun 10-6
  • Preview: Wed 4-8pm, associates at $100+ level. Join online or call
  • 120,000 books; 100% donated; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; Most under $5; 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

Norwood Park Historical Society
at Noble-Seymour-Crippen House
5624 N. Newark Ave.
(3 blks w of Nagle Ave)
773-631-4633



Aug
  • Sun noon-5. $2 admission
  • New & used books
  • Admission price includes author presentations, writing workshops, children's activities, etc. Refreshments available.
Chicago, IL


Open Books
213 W Institute Pl
312-475-1355 x 100




Bookstore
  • Mon-Sat 10-7, Sun noon-6
  • 50,000+ books; 100% donated
  • Books that haven't sold in six months or more are removed to sell online.
    No restrictions
Chicago, IL

Chicago Book and Paper Fair
Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association (MWABA)
Chicago Journeyman Plumber's Union Hall
1340 W. Washington Blvd.
847-563-8402



June
  • Watch this spot for details on the next great Book and PaperFair!
Chicago, IL

Open Books Pilsen
905 W 19th St
312-243-9776



Bookstore
  • Wed-Sun 10-4
Chicago, IL

Open Books West Loop
651 W Lake St
312-475-1355 x 100



Bookstore
  • Mon-Sat 9-7, Sun noon-6
  • 50,000+ books; 100% donated
  • Books that haven't sold in six months or more are removed to sell online.
    No restrictions
    Membership fee $75/yr, includes early access to all sales, 10% off all books, 20% off on Mon, 25% off during May, T-shirt or totebag (value $20), $10 coupon for every $100 spent in store.
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 (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 (Roden), IL

Roden Branch Library
6083 N. Northwest Hwy
312-744-1478



Ongoing
  • Library hours
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

Ongoing
  • Library hours
Colfax, IL


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




Jan 7, 2017; Feb 4, 2017; March 4, 2017; April 1, 2017; May 6, 2017; June 3, 2017; July 1, 2017; Aug 5, 2017; Sept 2, 2017
  • 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 Public Library
408 W Main
618-344-1112

April
  • Fri, Sat 9-5
  • 1,000 books; 95% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $3/plastic bag, $4/paper bag, $5/box
Crystal Lake, IL

Friends of Crystal Lake Public Library
at 15 Crystal Lake Plaza
(Hwy 14 west of Joseph's Mkt)
815-382-1187

(Next to H&R Block)


April
  • Sat 9-6, Sun 10-5
  • Preview: Fri 4:30-8pm, Friends; join at door $10 ind., $25 fam.
  • 25,000 books; 75% donated; 65% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-$3
Crystal Lake, IL

Crystal Lake Friends of Gifted Education
at Algonquin Township Hall
3702 Rt. 14



Jan 27 - 28, 2017
  • Fri 9-7, Sat 9-4
  • Preview: Wed prior 3-7 pm, Friends; join at door $5
  • 10,000+ books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; children's .50; adult books $1
  • Credit cards accepted
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 3 - 4, 2017
  • 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



Dec 10; Jan 14, 2017; Feb 11, 2017; March 11, 2017; April 8, 2017; May 13, 2017; June 10, 2017; July 8, 2017; Aug 12, 2017
  • Sat 9:30-12:30
  • no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1-$3
  • Rare books sold online
Deerfield, IL

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



Ongoing
  • Library hours
Des Plaines, IL

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

Downtown, just south of Metra train station

April
  • Watch this spot for a great book sale!


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


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 wonderful AAUW book sale!
East Dundee, IL

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

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

St. Andrews Episcopal Church
406 Hillsboro Ave
618-656-1929

Feb 3 - 4, 2017; May 5 - 6, 2017; Aug 4 - 5, 2017
  • Fri 5-8pm, Sat 9-4
  • 20,000+ books; 100% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; Most .25-$3
Edwardsville, IL

St. Boniface Church
110 North Buchanan St

(Church Plaza)

May
  • Sat 10-1
  • 3,000 books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .25-.50; hardcovers $1; $6/bag
  • Part of Bonifest - summer kickoff: music, food/drink, 5k race, etc. ride discounts day of book sale including family day
Effingham, IL

Effingham Public Library
200 N Third



June
  • Fri 9-5, Sat 9-2
  • 10,000 books; 50% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .50 and up
Elburn, IL

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

Aug 18 - 19, 2017
  • Fri 9-3, Sat 9-noon
  • 8,500 books; 85% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50-$1; hardcovers $1; children's .25 & .50; DVD $1, audio books $1, plus specials; Sat $3/bag or 2 bags for $5
  • Elburn Days Fair


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

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



Sept
  • Watch this spot for details on the next great book 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

Oak Crest Residence & Atrium Apartments
204 South State St
847-742 2255

Dec 13 - 14; Jan 10 - 11, 2017; Feb 14 - 15, 2017; March 14 - 15, 2017; April 11 - 12, 2017; May 9 - 10, 2017; June 13 - 14, 2017; July 11 - 12, 2017; Aug 8 - 9, 2017; Sept 12 - 13, 2017
  • Tue, Wed 2-4
  • Books, records, tapes, cds
Elmhurst, IL

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



Aug
  • Watch this spot for details on another great sale!
Elmwood Park, IL

Elmwood Park Library
1 Conti Parkway
708-432-8170

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


Evanston Public Library
1703 Orrington Ave
847-448-8600


March; June; Sept
  • Fri, Sun, noon-5:30, Sat noon5:30
  • Preview: Fri 10-noon, $5 fee
  • 10,000 books; 98% donated; 75% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $2-$6; Sun half price
Evanston, IL

Northwestern University Library
1970 Campus Dr
847-491-2932

(Ver Steeg Lounge - Level 3 of South Tower)


May
  • Thu, Fri 10-4
  • Preview: Wed 10-4, NU community only (faculty, students, staff, alumni). Must show Wildcard or valid alumni ID. (may NOT join at door)
  • 10,000 books; sorted; includes CDs, DVDs, periodicals; paperbacks .50-$2; hardcovers $3; Fri $1/bag, $2/box
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
Fairview Heights, IL

Fairview Heights Library
10017 Bunkum Road
618-489-2070

Feb
  • Fri 10-4:30, Sat 10-2
  • Preview: Thu 5:30-8:30pm, $5 fee (12 or under free)
  • 9,500 books; 70% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .50-$2; Sat $4/bag
  • All children must be accompanied by parents on all three days.
Forest Park, IL

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

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

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

Ongoing
  • Library hours
Fox River Grove, IL

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

April 27 - 29, 2017
  • Thu, Fri 9-8, Sat 9-2
  • 2,500 books; 75% donated; 75% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-$3; Sat $4/bag
  • Cash preferred - Local checks accepted with DL#, phone # and identification


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 .25; hardcovers $1; $1/bag; .25-.50 A/V
Freeport, IL

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



Bookstore
  • Mon-Sat 10-4, Thu 10-7
  • 63,000+ books; 100% donated; 35% hardcover; sorted
Galesburg, IL

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

May
  • 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


June 3, 2017
  • Sat 9-3
  • 2,000 books; 100% donated; 20% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $1 or less
  • Children/young adult book sale - books, puzzles, games, videos, etc.


June
  • Thu 5-9pm, Fri 9-5, Sat 9-3
  • 8,000 books; 100% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; Most $1; Sat $8/bag
  • Numbered admittance stickers given out at upstairs Library Circulation Desk starting at 9am for Thursday's 5pm sale opening.
Glen Ellyn, IL

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



Jan; May; July
  • Sat 9-2
  • 5,000 books; 97% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .25; hardcovers $1; trade pb $1; Media $1
  • Antique/collectible books half of online prices


March; Sept
  • Sat 9-2, Sun 1-4, following Sat 11-2
  • 5,000 books; 98% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .25; hardcovers $1; trade pb $1; Media $1. Sun $5/bag
  • Last day: Steam Fair


June
  • Mon 7pm-8:30pm
  • Held during Ice Cream Social
Glencoe, IL

Glencoe Public Library
320 Park Ave
847-835-5056

March 4 - 6, 2017; June
  • Sat 9-5, Sun noon-5, Mon 9-noon
  • Preview: Fri 6-8pm, Friends members, Glencoe residents only
  • Thousands of books; 95% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; .50-$4; Sun half price, Mon $3/bag
  • Preview open to Friends members, Glencoe residents only; otherwise not picked over


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.
Granite City, IL

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



June 1 - 3, 2017
  • Fri 4-9, Sat 9-noon
  • Preview: Thu 6-9; $5 cash fee, Friends free
  • 20,000 books; 80% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .50 each plus specials; Sat $5/bag (provided)
  • ID (driver's license) required for checks
Grayslake, IL

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



April
  • Fri, 9:30-5, Sat 9:30-4, Sun 1-4
  • 4,000 books; 75% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; .25-$5; Sun bag sale
  • A few materials are sold online. Other materials are sold from time to time between major sales


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 Johnson Memorial Public Library
Hampshire Twp Bldg
170 Mill Ave
847-683-4490



April
  • Fri 10-8, Sat 10-4, Sun noon-4
  • Preview: Thu 4-8pm, $5 fee
  • 3,000 books; 75% donated; 80% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; paperbacks .50-.75; hardcovers $1; A/V $1; Sun $5/plastic bag
  • Scanners welcome with $10 fee
Harvey, IL

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

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

Eisenhower Public Library
4652 N Olcott

Dec 10; Dec 24; Jan 14, 2017; Jan 28, 2017; Feb 11, 2017; Feb 25, 2017; March 11, 2017; March 25, 2017; April 8, 2017; April 22, 2017; May 13, 2017; May 27, 2017; June 10, 2017; June 24, 2017; July 8, 2017; July 22, 2017; Aug 12, 2017; Aug 26, 2017; Sept 9, 2017; Sept 23, 2017
  • Sat 2-4
  • Paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1
Herrin, IL


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




Feb 3 - 6, 2017; March 31 - April 3, 2017; June 2 - 5, 2017; Aug 4 - 7, 2017
  • Fri 10-6, Sat noon-5, Mon 10-4
  • 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 x 131



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

April
  • Fri 8:30-5, Sat 8:30-11am
  • Preview: Thu 3-7pm, $2 entry fee
  • 5,000 books; 98% donated; 45% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-$2; Sat 11am bag sale
Johnsburg, IL

Johnsburg Public Library
3000 N Johnsburg Rd
(2 blocks north of Chapel Hill Rd)
815-344-0077

June
  • Fri 9-5, Sat 9-4:30 (closed 1-1:30)
  • Preview: Thu 6:30-8:30pm, Friends; join at door
  • 10,000+ books; 90% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; .25-$2; Sat 1:30pm: $2/bag
Kaneville, IL


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




Aug
  • Fri 9-4, Sat 9-2
  • Preview: Thu 5-8pm, $5 fee
  • 7,000 books; 60% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-$1
  • Kaneville Fest
Kewanee, IL

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

Sept 2, 2017
  • 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 Bluff, IL

Lake Bluff Public Library
123 Scranton Ave.
847-234-2540

Ongoing
Lake Forest, IL

Friends of Lake Forest Library
at Lake Forest Recreation Center
400 Hastings Road
847-234-0636



Sept 15 - 17, 2017
  • 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
Lansing, IL

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

Dec 10; Jan 14, 2017; Feb 11, 2017; March 11, 2017; April 8, 2017; May 13, 2017; June 10, 2017; July 8, 2017; Aug 12, 2017; Sept 9, 2017
  • Sat 10-2
  • Preview: Sat 9-10am, Friends; join at door $5
  • 5,000 books; 95% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .50-$1
  • Cash Only
Lemont, IL


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


April
  • 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
  • Like new, hardcover books. $3 each
    Not picked over. "Occasionally, they are linked to a special occasion, as in Christmas books during December."
Lincolnshire, IL

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

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

Lisle Library
777 Front St.
630 971-1675



May
  • Fri 9:30-9, Sat 9:30-5
  • Preview: Thu 9:30am-9pm, Friends; join at door $2
  • not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions
Lombard, IL

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

Aug 2 - 5, 2017
  • Watch this spot for details the next great Collectible Books sale!
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
  • Al Sears Jazz Festival, Gazebo Art Festival
Macomb, IL

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



June 23 - 24, 2017
  • Fri, Sat 9-4
  • Preview: Thu 4-5:30, Friends; join at door $10
  • 8,000 books; 95% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50 & up; hardcovers $1 & up
  • Heritage Days
Mascoutah, IL

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

April; Sept
  • Fri 8-6, Sat 8-4, Mon 10-7
  • 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
McHenry, IL

McHenry Public Library
809 N Front St
815-385-0036, ask for Bill

North Parking Lot, Entrance B


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


Feb 4, 2017; June 3, 2017
  • Sat 9-3
  • 800 books; 90% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted


Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • Table of books and mags.
Moline, IL

Moline Public Library
504 - 17th St.
309-762-6883

Ongoing
  • Mon, Tue 2-6, Wed-Sat 10-2
Morton Grove, IL

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

Ongoing

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Mount Prospect, IL


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

Jan 20 - 22, 2017
  • Friends of Mount Prospect Public Library present another giant sale!
  • 35,000 Books!
    • 90% donated; 60% hardcover
  • Over 1000 books written in many world languages
  • All books over $0.25: Nonfiction books are categorized. Fiction books are categorized and alphabetized.
  • Plus:  CDs, DVDs, records, books on CD/tape, games, puzzles!
  • SPECIAL SECTION: Mount Prospect, the Village's Centennial Celebration (1917-2017)
    • Featuring items related to the 100th anniversary!
  • Friends Preview Sale January 20
    • Fri 6:30-9:30pm
    • Not a member yet? Join the Friends at the door for $5/yr and attend the preview
  • Public Sale January 21 and 22
    • Sat 9-4:30
    • Sun noon-4
  • Great Prices: Most .25-$1
    • .25-$10 (Rare/autographed higher)
  • Books were not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions.
  • Scanners welcome. Handcarts available.
  • We now take most credit cards. There is a $2 convenience fee for purchase under $100, $5 fee for purchase over $100.
  • Ample free parking
  • For more information contact: fofmppl@gmail.com
Mount Prospect, IL

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

Dec 10
  • Sat 10-2
  • Kids and Holiday sale. Gift books only


Feb 11, 2017
  • Sat 10-2
  • Cookbook Only sale
Mundelein, IL

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

Dec 10 - 11; Jan 14 - 15, 2017; Feb 11 - 12, 2017; March 11 - 12, 2017; April 8 - 9, 2017; May 13 - 14, 2017; June 10 - 11, 2017; July 8 - 9, 2017; Aug 12 - 13, 2017; Sept 9 - 10, 2017
  • 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

AAUW - Naperville Area
Celebration Community Life Center
919 S. Washington St.
Naperville, IL
aauwnaperville@hotmail.com

June
  • Watch this spot for details on the next great sale!
Naperville, IL

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

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

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

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

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

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


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




April; Sept
  • Fri 10-7, Sat 10-3
  • Preview: Thu 5-8pm, $4 fee
  • 2,000 books; 90% donated; 45% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-.50
  • Plant swap
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



March; Sept
  • Sat 8-4, Sun 1-4
  • 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 .50; hardcovers $2; trade pb $1; children's same as adults; A/V $2; specials as marked
North Aurora, IL

Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
113 Oak St. (at Rt 31)



Aug 4 - 6, 2017
  • 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
  • Mon-Thu 9-9, Fri, Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5
  • 100% donated; 80% hardcover; sorted
North Riverside, IL

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

April
  • Fri, Sat 10-3, Sun noon-3
  • Preview: Thu 6-8pm and Fri 9:30-10am, Friends; join at door
  • 4,000 books; 70% donated; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1.25; trade pb $1.50; CD $1.50, DVD $2, books on tape $2.50, Sun bag sale
Northbrook, IL

Northbrook Public Library
1201 Cedar Lane
847-272-6224

Ongoing
Oak Brook, IL

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



April
  • Watch this spot for details on the next great sale!
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
708-445-6260

(cafeteria)


Aug
  • Sat 9-5
  • Preview: Fri 6-10, $5 admission and $5 charge for each electronic device
  • 100,000 books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $2; trade pb $1; collectibles/sets indiv. Priced
  • Fee for electronic device on Fri
    Credit cards accepted
Orland Park, IL

Orland Park Public Library
14760 Park Lane
708-349-8138

Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • 100% donated; 30% hardcover; sorted; paperbacks $1; hardcovers $2
Palatine, IL


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


Feb; June
  • Sat 9:30-3, Sun 12:30-3
  • Preview: Fri 6-9pm, $5 fee (Friends free)
  • 15,000 books; 99% donated; sorted; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1.50; trade pb $1; children's .25; Sun half price
  • Friends Members who help set up and orgainize sales may purchase books after set-up
    Electronic devices are not allowed
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
  • Library hours
  • Books, movies, CDs, audiobooks
  • Always adding new selections.
Palos Park, IL

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



Sept
  • Fri, Sat 9:30-5, Mon-Thu 9:30-8, Fri, Sat 9:30-5
  • 600 books; 75% donated; 45% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $1-$2
Paris, IL

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

March
  • Sat 10-4, Mon-Fri library hours
  • Preview: Fri 6-7:30pm, Friends; join at door. Use north door off parking lot to enter (library is closed)
  • 70% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; may include 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

May 6 - 7, 2017
  • Sat 9-3, Sun noon-3
  • Preview: Fri 4-7pm, Friends; join at door
  • 20,000 books; 60% donated; 95% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; .50-$6; Sun half price
  • No cell phones or electronics
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)



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
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
Quincy, IL

Unitarian Church
1479 Hampshire St.
217-222-5468

April 22, 2017
  • Sat 8-4
  • 7,000+ books
Red Bud, IL

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

May 5 - 20, 2017
  • 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
215 N Wyman
815-987-6699

Bookstore
  • Mon-Thu noon-6, Fri 10-4, closed Sat, Sun
  • 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

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Rockford, IL


Half Price Books - Outlet
6575 E. State Street
Rockford, IL 61108
815-484-9990

Bookstore
    SHOP THOUSANDS OF NEW AND USED ITEMS! ... STARTING AT JUST 25 CENTS!
    • Books in 50+ categories including:
    Art & PhotographyBusiness
    BiographyChildren's Books
    CookingCrafts & Style
    Foreign LanguageGardening
    HistoryMystery & Thriller
    MusicRomance
    ScienceSports
    Science FictionPaperbacks
    Young Adult
    • CDs, LPs, DVDs, records, tapes & Audiobooks
    • Comics
    • Video Games

    Great quality bargains and the inventory replenished weekly from HPB retail stores across the country.
    Payment Options: Cash, Check, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover.
    We are unable to accept HPB Gift cards.

    DEALERS WELCOME!! Please contact store for details.

    ALL SALES ARE FINAL!

    For more information visit hpb.com/222 - and be sure to sign up for the HPB mailing list to receive details for special offers and promotions.
    Roselle, IL

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

    Ongoing
    • Library hours
    Round Lake, IL

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

    Ongoing
    Saint Charles, IL

    St. Charles Public Library
    One South Sixth Ave
    630-584-0076

    April
    • Fri 2:30-7:30, Sat 9-3, Sun noon-3
    • 5,000 books; 50% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; plus CDs, DVDs, videos, audio tapes, etc.; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; children's $1; A/V $2; Sun $10 grocery bag, $12 cloth library bag (buy cloth bag and fill)
    • Better book silent auctions
    • Visa/MC accepted
    Salem, IL

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

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

    Schaumburg Twp District Library
    130 S. Roselle Rd

    Jan 14, 2017; March 11, 2017; May 13, 2017; July 8, 2017; Sept 9, 2017
    • Sat 9-2
    • 4,000 books; 60% donated; 90% hardcover; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1
    Springfield, IL

    Lincoln Library
    326 S 7th St
    217-753-4900

    Jan
    • Sat 9-2
    • 80% donated; paperbacks .50; Oversized pb: $1
    • Paperbacks only. No children's books.


    June
    • Fri 10-6, Sat 10-4
    • "Several thousand" books; 75% donated; 75% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .50 & up
    Sterling, IL

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

    April 1, 2017
    • 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


    Dec 17; Jan 6, 2017; Jan 21, 2017; Feb 3, 2017; Feb 18, 2017; March 3, 2017; March 18, 2017; April 7, 2017; April 15, 2017; May 5, 2017; May 20, 2017; June 2, 2017; June 17, 2017; July 7, 2017; July 15, 2017; Aug 4, 2017; Aug 19, 2017; Sept 1, 2017; Sept 16, 2017
    • 9-1
    • 3,000 books; 90% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .10-$2
    Union, IL

    McHenry County Historical Society Museum
    6422 Main St

    July 9, 2017
    • Sun 10-4
    • "Thousands" of books; 100% donated; 35% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; Hundreds of vntage books $5 and up
    • Rare Books Silent Auction
    Urbana, IL

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



    April; Aug
    • 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 does not form until 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 specials higher. Some newer books in Friends Coffee Ship: $3 eachSun: Half Price, Mon free
    • No scanners on preview night. Scanners may be used at regular sale, beginning Fri 9am.
      "books may be purchased by regular Friends of the Library volunteers who work during set up, but no dealers are allowed to help set up." "We do not sell online"
    • Friends coffee shop: $3


    Ongoing
    • Library hours
    • Year round selection of used books in Friends Cafe, $3 each
    Urbana, IL

    UC Books 2 Prisoners
    Independent Media Center
    202 S. Broadway



    April
    • Sat 10-5
    • 3,000 books; 100% donated; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; children's .25
    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

    April
    • Sat 9-5, Mon 9-6, Tue 9-3, Wed 9-noon
    • Preview: Fri 5-7pm, $5 fee (Friends free)
    • "10 long tables plus boxes" of books; 90% donated; 35% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $1 each. Mon half price, Tue 9-3 $3/bag, Wed free
    Wauconda, IL

    Wauconda Area Library
    801 N. Main St.
    847-526-6225

    Ongoing
    • Library hours
    Waukegan, IL

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



    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

    April
    • Sat 8-1, Sun 11-1
    • Preview: Fri 6-8pm, Friends; join at door
    • 6,000+ books; 100% donated; sorted; not 'picked over'; plus music, videos; .25-$1.50; Sun half price & bag sale
    Wilmette, IL


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




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

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

    (Annex -West bldg)

    June
    • Sat 8-noon
    • Preview: Tue 10-noon, 25% markup
    • 10,000 books; 100% donated; 75% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $2-$5
    • Credit cards accepted, minimum $25 purchase
      Rummage sale
    Winnetka, IL

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

    May
    • Thu 7-3
    • Thousands of books
    Woodstock, IL

    Environmental Defenders of McHenry County
    at Woodstock Square Mall Building
    110 S Johnson St
    815-338-0393

    Lower Level


    Nov 25 - Dec 10
    • Fri 11-7 first day, then Mon-Fri 11-4, Sat 11-3 (closed Sun)
    • 3,500 books; 50% donated; 65% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-$1
    • Credit cards accepted
    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 2 - 3, 2017
    • Sat 9-4, Sun 10-4
    • 10,000 books; 90% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $2; trade pb $1; children's .50-$1
    • Yorkville Hometown Days
    • Cash or check only
    Zion, IL

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

    Ongoing

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    New Orleans, LA

    75,000+ Books!
    Symphony Book Fair
    University of New Orleans
    Human Performance Center
    corner Leon C Simon Drive and Elysian Fields Avenue
    504-861-2004



    June 2 - 4, 2017
    • 64th ANNUAL SYMPHONY BOOK FAIR
    • OVER 75,000 DONATED BOOKS
    • Plus:
      • Audio books, music, DVDs, sheet music
      • Framed and unframed art work
      • Games, puzzles
    • Special sections of collectors' books and books about the South
    • Books range from antiquarian to current titles
    • Please Note the New Location: UNO Lakefront Arena
    • June 2, 3, and 4, 2017
      • Friday and Saturday, 9am to 8pm
      • Sunday, 9am to 4pm
      • There is a $15 charge for admission on Friday only.
    • All proceeds benefit the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, the only musician-owned orchestra in the U.S., now celebrating its 25th year.
    • Credit cards accepted
    • For further information, go to www.symphonyvolunteers.org or telephone 504-861-2004 or send email to SymphBooks@aol.com

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    Livonia, MI

    BOOKSTOCK!
    Another Huge Bookstock Sale!
    Laurel Park Place
    37700 W. 6 Mile Road
    (1/4 mile east of I-275)
    248-645-7840 ext 365

    April 23 - 30, 2017
    • BOOKSTOCK - Used Book and Media Sale
    • Well over 100,000 ITEMS! Pre-sorted books and merchandise
      • Current fiction, children's books, biographies, cookbooks
      • Records, CD's and DVD's
      • Books on tape
      • Dozens of Categories
      • Special donation of NEW books by Detroit Free Press Publishing
        • Includes 6 different Detroit-related sports titles
    • April 23 to 30, 2017
    • Pre-sale
      • Sunday, 8:15 am to 11:00 am
      • $20 entry fee for first shot at the books
    • Regular Sale Hours - Admission free
      • Sunday, 11 to 6pm
      • Monday-Saturday 10 am to 9 pm
      • Sunday 11 to 6 pm
    • Great prices, 50¢ and up
    • Need more info? 248-645-7840 ext 365.
    • Click here to see our web site
    • Click here to see us on Facebook
    • Follow us on Twitter
    • All proceeds benefit literacy and education.

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    Creve Coeur, MO


    JCC Used Book Sale
    JCC Staenberg Family Complex -
    Arts & Education Building
    # 2 Millstone Campus Drive
    314-442-3169



    Jan 29 - Feb 2, 2017
    • Thousands of books will be available for sale as the Annual JCC Used Book Sale returns in January to the Arts and Education Building
    • 25,000 Books in 50 Categories!
    • Thousands of titles include mystery and intrigue, novels, biographies, politics, religion, sports, cookbooks, history, animals, art, science, science fiction, business, women’s issues, foreign languages, gardening, poetry, psychology, self-help, humor…the list goes on.
    • Parents and educators - you will find:
      • A large selection of books for children and youth
      • Educational materials for home schoolers
    • Book Clubs: Multiples of titles are available for book club reading 
    • Plus - Miscellaneous videos, books on tape/CDs and DVDs!
    • Sunday, January 29 to Thursday, February 2, 1017
    • Preview Day - Sunday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
      • First day only $10 at the door
      • Line tickets go on sale at 9am
    • Free Admission
      • Monday – Wednesday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
      • Thursday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. 
        • Thursday is Bag Day – Fill a bag for only $5
    • Curl up with a good book! Book lovers, collectors and avid readers all anticipate this annual event!
    • Questions? Contact Zelda Sparks, 314.442.3169, zsparks@jccstl.org
    • Proceeds from the sale benefit the Cultural Arts department.
    • Stock up on your winter reading material. Book donations will be accepted through January 15 for the Winter Sale.

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    St. Louis, MO



    St Matthias the Apostle Gym
    800 Buckley Rd
    314-560-2792




    Jan 13 - 15, 2017
    • ANNUAL BOOK SALE
    • 40,000 Books!
      • 95% donated; 40% hardcover
      • Sorted into categories - easy shopping!
    • PREVIEW NIGHT - $5 admission fee
      • Friday January 13,  4-9pm
    • Free Admission
      • Saturday January 14, 8am -6pm
      • Sunday January 15, 9 am -4 pm
    • Great Prices!
      • Hardcover $1; paperback 50 cents
      • Music CD and VCR movies $1
      • Audiobook and  DVD $2
      • Selected books may be priced slightly higher
    • Daily Special - Grocery Bag (cloth or plastic) of Harlequin/Romance novels $2.00!
    • Sunday January 15, noon to 4pm: Bag of books $5 (Be eco-friendly by bringing your own grocery size cloth bag)   
    • Credit cards accepted
    • Full concession stand all three days
    • Large well lit parking lot - Handicapped accessible
    • Books have not been picked over. No buyer restrictions
    • Sunday, 5pm to 6:30pm: Employees of non-profit charitable organizations may take free books with proof of ID/employment.
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    Loudon, TN


    Friends of Tellico Village Library
    at Tellico Village Community Church
    Christian Life Center
    130 Chota Ctr



    April 28 - 29, 2017
    • Friends Annual Book Sale!!
    • Presenting 40,000 Books!
      • 98% donated
      • 50% hardcover
    • Sorted into categories for easy shopping
    • You'll also find:
      • DVDs
      • Books on CD
      • Puzzles
    • April 27 to 29, 2017
      • Friends Preview:
        • Thursday, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
        • Not a member? Join the Friends at the door for first picks
      • Public Sale:
        • Friday, 9:00 am to 7:00 pm
        • Saturday, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
    • Great Prices: typical prices are 75 cents to $5
    • Can't make it? Can't wait? A selection of pre-book sale items is available at the Friends of the Library Online Book Store
    • No buyer restrictions
    • Credit cards accepted

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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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