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November, 2014
10/23-11/22Catlin
21-23PalatineHoliday Sale
21-22WaukeganInventory Reduction
22Collinsville
22Danville
28Glen Ellyn
28-29Hoopeston
29Effingham
?Park Ridge


December, 2014
4-6Geneva
4Rock Island
5-7Evanston
5Rockford
5-8Terre Haute, INHoliday Sale
5Troy
6Batavia
6Colfax
6Des Plaines
6Palos Heights
9-10Elgin
13-14Chicago
13Collinsville
13Decatur
13Lansing
13Mount Prospect
13-14Mundelein
20Troy
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Future Sales

January, 2015
1Rock Island
2Rockford
2Troy
3Batavia
3Colfax
3Wauconda
10Decatur
10Lansing
10-11Mundelein
10Schaumburg
13-14Elgin
17Glen Ellyn
17-18Mount Prospect
17Troy
23Glen Ellyn
30-31Crystal Lake
31Collinsville
31Kalamazoo, MIBig Sale
?Springfield

February, 2015
5Rock Island
6-7Midlothian
6Rockford
6Troy
7-8Arlington Heights
7Batavia
7Colfax
7Mount Prospect
7Wauconda
10-11Elgin
14Decatur
14Lansing
14-15Mundelein
14-15Phoenix, AZ1/2 Million Books!
20-22PalatineExceptional
21Troy
27-28Beecher
27-3/1Richmond
?Charleston
28Collinsville
?Fairview Heights
?Macomb

March, 2015
5Rock Island
6Rockford
6Troy
7Batavia
7Colfax
7Wauconda
10-11Elgin
13-16Urbana
14Decatur
14-15Glen Ellyn
14Lansing
14-15Mundelein
14Schaumburg
19-22Fond du Lac, WI54th Annual Sale
21-25Peoria
21Troy
?Algonquin
?Carbondale
?Cherry Valley
?Normal
?Paris

April, 2015
2Rock Island
3Rockford
3Troy
4Batavia
4Colfax
4Sterling
4Wauconda
11Decatur
11Lansing
11-12Mundelein
14-15Elgin
15Charleston
18-19Cary
18-19McHenry
18-19Mount Prospect
18Troy
25-26Arlington Heights
29-5/2Belleville57th Book Bazaar
?Belvidere
?Lemont
?Mascoutah
?North Riverside
?Oak Brook
?Washington
?Western Springs

May, 2015
1-3Edwardsville
1-16Red Bud
1Rockford
1Troy
2Batavia
2Colfax
2Wauconda
7-9Alton
7Rock Island
9Decatur
9Lansing
9-10Mundelein
9Schaumburg
12-13Elgin
14Winnetka
16Glen Ellyn
16Troy
28-30Granite City
?Charleston
?Evanston
?Lisle
?Park Ridge
?Saint Charles

June, 2015
4Rock Island
5-6Midlothian
5Rockford
5Troy
6Colfax
6Wauconda
8Glen Ellyn
9-10Elgin
13Decatur
13Lansing
13-14Mundelein
20Troy
26-27Macomb
26-28River Forest
?Downers Grove
?Geneva
?Greenville
?Johnsburg
?Naperville
?Springfield

July, 2015
2Rock Island
3Rockford
3Troy
4Batavia
4Colfax
4Wauconda
11Decatur
11Lansing
11-12Mundelein
11-15Newtown, CT40th HUGE Sale
11Schaumburg
12Union
14-15Elgin
17-18Mount Prospect
18Glen Ellyn
18Troy
23-26Chicago
31-8/1North Aurora

August, 2015
1-2Arlington Heights
1Colfax
1Wauconda
5-8Lombard
6Rock Island
7-8Oak Park
7Rockford
7Troy
8Batavia
8Decatur
8Lansing
8-9Mundelein
11-12Elgin
15Troy
21-22Elburn
?Bourbonnais
?Charleston
?Chicago
?Elmhurst
?Evanston
?Pinckneyville
?Urbana

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Phoenix, AZ


1/2 Million Books!
VNSA Used Book Sale
Arizona State Fairgrounds Exhibit Building
1826 W. McDowell Road
(Enter from 17th Ave. & West McDowell Rd.)
602-265-6805




Feb 14 - 15, 2015
  • It's the 59th Annual VNSA USED BOOK SALE!
  • Like last year, the 2015 sale will be held on the third weekend in February
  • More than 500,000 Books for sale - ONE OF THE LARGEST 2-DAY USED BOOK SALES IN THE U.S.!
  • A sampling of the Rare and Unusual selections will be available in early 2015
  • Books sorted into 27 categories!
  • 100% donated; 75% hardcover; sorted
  • Great Prices
    • 95% of books under $5
    • Most paperbacks $1.50
    • Almost all books are half-price ALL DAY Sunday
  • February 14 and 15, 2015
    • Saturday 8am to 6pm
    • Sunday 8am to 4pm
  • Click for Book Sale Layout
  • Separate large Purchase sorting area & check-out
  • No buyer restrictions, scanners allowed
  • Payment by Visa & MasterCard accepted. Only local checks accepted. No out-of-state checks accepted.
  • Go Green. Bring bags and boxes.
  • For further information email info@vnsabooksale.org
  • This Annual Charity Used Book Sale has been held since 1957 - Proceeds donated to local charities.
  • THE LARGEST 2-DAY USED BOOK SALE IN THE SOUTHWEST!
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Newtown, CT

40th HUGE Sale
Friends of Cyrenius H. Booth Library
40th ANNUAL BOOK SALE
at Reed Intermediate School
3 Trades Lane
(Across from Fairfield Hills)
Right off I-84, Exit 11, Routes 25 and 34
203-426-4533



July 11 - 15, 2015
  • Come Celebrate our 40th ANNUAL BOOK SALE
    • OVER 120,000 BOOKS, CD's, DVD's, etc.
  • July 11 to 15, 2015
    • Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
      • Adult admission fee just $5.00 on Saturday only - FREE Admission thereafter
      • Admission tickets on sale Saturday morning starting 7:00 a.m.
      • Sunday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
      • Monday and Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
      • Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. to noon
    • Great quality at reasonable prices
    • User friendly - the best organized sale ever!
    • All fiction categories alphabetized by author!
    • Rare, Collectible and Signed Books conveniently located in one room!
    • Over 90 categories, including your favorites:
      • Art and Photography
      • Computer Software and Books
      • Cooking, Crafts and Style, Gardening
      • Fiction: (current & vintage) plus Oprah's Book Club
      • Fiction (classic); Poetry, and Drama
      • History, War and Military
      • Mystery and Thriller
      • Romance
      • Science Fiction
      • Trade Paperbacks
    • Plus LP records (33's, 45's, 78's) organized by genre, as well as CD's, DVD's, etc.
    • Children's books sorted by reading levels, fiction and non-fiction, series
    • Amenities: Air-conditioning, Refreshments, Plenty of parking
    • Discover®, Visa & MasterCard Accepted
    • Price reductions Monday: half price; Tuesday: $5 per bag (standard-sized bags provided free); Wednesday: all books free
    • Scanners & other wireless devices welcome in sales areas; stockpiling and "clearing" not permitted
    • Two convenient secure holding areas for intended purchases, available on Saturday
    • For further important sale guidelines, driving directions, etc., go to boothbooksale.org.
    • The Best Book Sale in the Northeast (Sponsored by Friends of the C. H. Booth Library)
    • For selected books at reasonable prices all year-round, please visit The Little Bookstore, next to the main circulation desk at the C.H. Booth Library, Newtown, CT, and our website at http://www.amazon.com/shops/A365C46UK19E7Y.
    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



    May 7 - 9, 2015
    • Fri 9-7, Sat 9-3
    • 25,000 books; 80% donated; 55% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .25; hardcovers .50
    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 7 - 8, 2015; Aug 1 - 2, 2015
    • 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 25 - 26, 2015
    • 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 6; Jan 3, 2015; Feb 7, 2015; March 7, 2015; April 4, 2015; May 2, 2015; July 4, 2015; Aug 8, 2015
    • Sat 9:15-4. The fire marshall 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 $2
    • Some books removed & sold online


    Ongoing
    • Library hours
    • 1,000 books; 90% donated
    • Monthly rotating stock
    Beecher, IL

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

    Feb 27 - 28, 2015
    • Fri 8-4, Sat 8-2
    • Preview: Thu 6pm-9pm. $15/bag
    • 10,000 books; 70% donated; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; fill a bag $10

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    Belleville, IL

    57th Book Bazaar
    Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Book Bazaar
    at St. Paul United Church of Christ
    115 West B St.
    618-257-5545



    April 29 - May 2, 2015
    • Memorial Hospital Auxiliary BOOK BAZAAR
    • 60,000 Items! - 100% donated
    • Books: fiction, nonfiction, children's, cookbooks, cassettes, CD's, DVD's, games, puzzles and more
    • Sorted into 40+ categories! Hardbacks separated by author's last name (A-L) and (M-Z)
    • Wednesday, April 29: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
      • Opening Day Admission $5
    • Thursday, April 30: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
      • Free Admission
      • $ 5 off sales over $25
      • $10 off sales over $50
      • $15 off sales over $75
      • $25 off sales over $100
    • Friday, May 1: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
      • Half price and Free Admission
    • Saturday, May 2: 8 a.m. - Noon
      • Free Admission
      • $2.00 per Bag of Books
    • Parking is free
    • Great Prices:
      • Paperbacks 50 cents - $1; Hardbacks $1 - $2
      • Most Children's books 25 cents - 50 cents
    • Old, New and Unusual - mostly $2-$5 (some higher)
    • Dealer Friendly
      • No buyer restrictions
      • Separate dealer storage and checkout area.
    • Credit cards accepted. ID required - Drivers License
    • Large containers that block aisles are prohibited. Hoarding and not purchasing is discouraged.
    Belvidere, IL

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



    April
    • Wed-Fri 10-7:30, Sat 10-noon
    • Preview: Tue 5-7:30pm, Friends; join at door
    • 8,000+ books; 95% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; most .50-$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

    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

    Aug
    • 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
    Brookfield, IL

    Brookfield Public Library
    3609 Grand Ave
    708-485-6917



    Ongoing
    • Mon-Thu 10-9, Fri, Sat 10-6, Sun 11-6 (closed Sun in summer)
    • Great selection. Bargain prices.
    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
    • Yard sale on Sat
    Cary, IL

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

    April 18 - 19, 2015
    • 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; pre-packed romance novels: $3/grocery bag
    • One of highest volume sales
      Special pricing for teachers with current I.D.
      Economy-reduced prices now include just 25 cents for all books in the Childrens' Room!
      Non-profits with ID contact chairperson during sale if interested in books after sale.
    Catlin, IL

    Catlin Public Library
    101 Mapleleaf Dr.
    217-427-2550

    Oct 23 - Nov 22
    • Mon 9-5, Tue, Wed 9-8, Thu, Fri 9-5, Sat 9-2
    • Price: Donation
    Champaign, IL

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

    Bookstore
    • Sat 10-5, Sun 1:30-5, Wed, Fri 10-4
    • 5,000+ books; 70% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; .50-$1
    • 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 15, 2015
    • 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, Sat 10-5, Sun 1-5
    • 10,000 books; 75% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .50-$2. Friends receive 50% off all purchases; may join at door
    Chatham, IL

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

    Bookstore
    • Library hours
    • Books, audio books, movies, puzzles, large-print books, LPs, mags.; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $2, 3/$5; children's .25-$1
    • Coffee/snacks aailable
    Cherry Valley, IL

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

    March
    • Sat 9am, library hours thereafter: Mon-Thu 9-8, Fri, Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5
    • Preview: Fri noon-3, Friends; join at door $5
    • 5,000 books; 95% donated; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-$3; 2nd Sat half price, last day (Sun) $2/bag
    • Ask about rare, vintage and collectible books in the "back workroom"
    Chicago, IL

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

    July 23 - 26, 2015
    • Thu, Fri: noon-8; Sat, Sun 10-6
    • Preview: Wed 4-8pm, associates at $100+ level. Join online or call
    • 100,000 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), 100 E Walnut St (valet)
    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



    Dec 13 - 14
    • Sat, Sun 10-7
    • Preview: Sat 8-10am, Members; join at door $25
    • 50,000 books; 99% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $2-$5
    • Credit cards accepted


    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 (Bessie Coleman), IL

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

    Ongoing
    Chicago (Chinatown), IL

    Chinatown Branch Library
    2353 S. Wentworth Ave
    747-8013

    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 (Rogers Park), IL

    Rogers Park Branch Library
    6907 N. Clark St
    312-744-0156

    Ongoing
    • Mon-Thu 9-9, Fri, Sat 9-5
    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)




    Dec 6; Jan 3, 2015; Feb 7, 2015; March 7, 2015; April 4, 2015; May 2, 2015; June 6, 2015; July 4, 2015; Aug 1, 2015
    • 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

    Nov 22; Dec 13; Jan 31, 2015; Feb 28, 2015
    • Sat 9-5
    • 1,500 books; 100% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $2/bag, $3/oversize bag, $4/box
    Crystal Lake, IL

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



    Jan 30 - 31, 2015
    • Fri 9-8, Sat 9-5
    • Preview: Wed prior 3-8 pm, Friends; join at door $20
    • 15,000 books; 100% donated; 20% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; children's .50; adult $1
    • Cash only
    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
    Danville, IL

    Danville Public Library
    319 N. Vermilion St.
    217-477-5220

    Nov 22
    • Sat 9-4:30
    • Sorted
    De Kalb, IL

    Founders Memorial Library
    Northern Illinois University
    815-753-9838

    Ongoing
    Decatur, IL

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



    Dec 13; Jan 10, 2015; Feb 14, 2015; March 14, 2015; April 11, 2015; May 9, 2015; June 13, 2015; July 11, 2015; Aug 8, 2015
    • Sat 9:30-12:30
    • not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions
    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

    Dec 6
    • Sat 9:30-3:30
    • 3,000 books; 99% donated; 90% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; hardcovers most $2; children's $1 or less
    • Des Plaines Historical Society will sell gift items for the holidays


    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!
    Edwardsville, IL


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


    May 1 - 3, 2015
    • Sat 9-4, Sun noon-3
    • Preview: Fri 6-9pm, $5 fee
    • 10,000+ books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .50-$3
    Effingham, IL

    Helen Matthes Library
    100 E Market Ave
    217-342-2464 x 28

    Nov 29
    • 9-2
    • 8,000 books; 80% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $1-$5
    • Holiday Market and Small Buisness Saturday
    • Includes donations from Taylor Law Office library
    Elburn, IL

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

    Aug 21 - 22, 2015
    • 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 $2; 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
    270 North Grove Avenue
    847-742-2411



    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 9 - 10; Jan 13 - 14, 2015; Feb 10 - 11, 2015; March 10 - 11, 2015; April 14 - 15, 2015; May 12 - 13, 2015; June 9 - 10, 2015; July 14 - 15, 2015; Aug 11 - 12, 2015
    • Tue, Wed 2-4
    • Books, records, tapes, cds
    Elmhurst, IL

    AAUW Elmhurst Area Branch
    at Lincoln School
    565 S. Fairfield Street
    630-833-0381



    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

    Dec 5 - 7; Aug
    • Fri, Sun, noon-5:30, Sat 10-5:30
    • 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 (under 12 free)
    • 8,000 books; 50% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; children's .50-$1; adult $1-$2, specials $3-$15; CDs .25, VHS .50, DVDs $1
    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

    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
    1265 Galena Ave
    815-821-2665



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

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

    Dec 4 - 6; June
    • Thu 5-9, Fri 9-5, Sat 9-2
    • 6,000 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.
    • Geneva Christmas Walk
    Glen Ellyn, IL

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



    Nov 28; Jan 23, 2015
    • 5,000 books; 97% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; antique/collectible books half of online prices
    • Nov: Fri noon-4:30. During Holiday Walk
      Jan: Fri 4-8pm


    Jan 17, 2015; May 16, 2015; July 18, 2015
    • Sat 9-2
    • 5,000 books; 97% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; antique/collectible books half of online prices
    • Jan sale only: Buy one, get one free


    March 14 - 15, 2015
    • Sat 9-2, Sun 1-4
    • 5,000 books; 98% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; Sun $5/bag


    June 8, 2015
    • Mon 7pm-8:30pm
    Glencoe, IL

    Glencoe Public Library
    320 Park Ave.
    847-835-5056

    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




    May 28 - 30, 2015
    • Fri 4-9, Sat 9-noon
    • Preview: Thu 6-9; $5 cash fee, Friends free
    • 20,000 books; 80% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; .50 each plus specials; Sat $5/bag (provided)
    • Members may purchase up to 15 books during set-up
      ID (driver's license) required for checks
    Grayslake, IL

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



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

    The Book Fair for the Greenville Regional Hospital Auxiliary
    at Greenville 1st Christian Church
    1100 Killarney Dr
    618-664-2797

    (2 blocks S of the High School)

    June
    • Watch this spot for details on another great book sale!
    Gurnee, IL

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

    Bookstore
    • Library hours
    Harvey, IL

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

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

    Hoopeston Public Library
    110 N 4th St
    217-283-6711



    Nov 28 - 29
    • Library hours
    • $2/bag, 3 bags for $5
    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
    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
    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
    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 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 and up; hardcovers $1 and up; like new books $2-$5; VHS 10/$1, audiobooks .50, DVDs $1
    • Not picked over. No restrictions. 75+ titles added weekly. cash only
    Lansing, IL

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

    Dec 13; Feb 14, 2015; March 14, 2015; April 11, 2015; May 9, 2015; July 11, 2015; Aug 8, 2015
    • Sat 10-1
    • 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


    Jan 10, 2015; June 13, 2015
    • Sat 10-2
    • Preview: Sat 9-10, Friends; join at door $5
    • 5,000 books; 95% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $5/bag
    • 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 5 - 8, 2015
    • Watch this spot for details the next great Collectible Books sale!
    Macomb, IL

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



    June 26 - 27, 2015
    • Fri, Sat 9-4
    • Preview: Thu 4-5:30, Friends; join at door $10
    • 10,000 books; 95% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50 & up; hardcovers $1 & up
    • Heritage Days
    Macomb, IL

    Malpass Library - Western Illinois University
    One University Circle, 1st floor
    309-298-2730

    (Staff Lounge)


    Feb
    • Tue-Thu 11-5
    • 2,500 books; 100% donated; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks $1; hardcovers $1
    Mascoutah, IL

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

    April
    • 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; Mon bag sale
    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


    April 18 - 19, 2015
    • Sat 9-5, Sun noon-4
    • 20,000 books; 90% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; children's .25
    • $10 charge to use a scanner at the sale.


    Ongoing
    • Library hours
    Mendota, IL

    Graves-Hume Public Library
    1401 W Main St

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


    Midlothian Public Library
    14701 Kenton Ave
    708-535-2027


    Feb 6 - 7, 2015; June 5 - 6, 2015
    • Sat 9-3
    • Preview: Fri 6-7pm, $10 (Friends free)
    • 1,000 books; 90% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1
    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
    Mount Prospect, IL

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

    Dec 13; Feb 7, 2015
    • Sat 10-2
    • Dec: Kids, Holiday, Gift books only
      Feb: Cookbooks only
    • Dec: Kids, Holiday, Gift books only
      Feb: Cookbooks only


    Jan 17 - 18, 2015; April 18 - 19, 2015; July 17 - 18, 2015
    • Sat 9-4:30, Sun noon-4
    • Preview: Fri 6:30-9:30pm, Friends; join at door $5
    • 15,000 books; 90% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; plus CDs, DVDs, VHS, records, cassettes, books on CD/tape, software; .25-$10; Sun 3:30-3:45 buy bag for $6 and fill with .25 books; rare/autographed higher.
    Mundelein, IL

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

    Dec 13 - 14; Jan 10 - 11, 2015; Feb 14 - 15, 2015; March 14 - 15, 2015; April 11 - 12, 2015; May 9 - 10, 2015; June 13 - 14, 2015; July 11 - 12, 2015; Aug 8 - 9, 2015
    • 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 tape; children's .25 & up; adult .50 & up; A/V as marked


    Ongoing
    • 10-4:30
    Naperville, IL

    AAUW - Naperville Area
    NEW LOCATION
    at Celebration Community Life Center
    919 S. Washington St.
    Naperville, IL



    June
    • Thu, Fri 10-8, Sat 9-noon
    • Preview: Wed 6-9pm, $10 fee + $5 scanner fee
    • 40,000 books; 100% donated; 35% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; $1-$2.50
    • $5 scanner fee during Wednesday night preview only.
    Naperville, IL

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

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

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

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

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

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

    New Lenox Public Library
    120 Veterans Parkway

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


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




    March
    • Sat 8-4, Sun 1-4
    • Preview: Fri 4:30-7pm, $5 fee (12 and under free with paying guardian)
    • 14,000 books; 90% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; children's .25; DVDs, CDs $2, audiotapes .50; Sun $4/bag (applies to most items), specials 50% off
    • We cull fiction (novels) published before 1998, that are NOT recognized as noteworthy. Old, out-of-date nonfiction are also discarded for recycling. Vouchers for free parking in the adjacent parking garage available at the payment table.
    North Aurora, IL

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



    July 31 - Aug 1, 2015
    • Fri 9-7, Sat 9-3
    • 5,000 books; 100% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; Sat 9-noon paperbacks 3/$1; Sat noon: $3/bag or 2 bags/$5
    • Part of North Aurora Days Celebration


    Ongoing
    • Library hours
    • 100% donated; 80% hardcover; sorted
    North Riverside, IL

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

    April
    • Sat 9-2, Sun noon-3
    • Preview: Fri 5-6:30pm and Sat 8:30-9am, Friends; join at door
    • 6,000 books; 70% donated; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1.25; trade pb $1-$1.50; CD $1.50, DVD $2, books on tape $2.50
    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 Rd.
    630-368-7700



    April
    • not 'picked over'; .25-$10
    • 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 7 - 8, 2015
    • 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

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    Palatine, IL


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

    Nov 21 - 23
    • Friends of the Palatine Library present:
      • HOLIDAY SALE!
    • Featuring an excellent selection of Like New Books and Decorative Items Suitable for Gift Giving.
    • Over 2,000 items including among others:
      • Art
      • Cookbooks
      • Children's
      • Coffee table books
      • Fiction, Non-fiction
      • AV, and more!
    • In addition to like-new items, there will also be book sets, selected old books and collectibles available at this sale!
    • Some special features for this sale:
      • A selection of Big Books suitable for reading to groups of children
      • Leather bound books including:
        • The Library of the Presidents, 70 volumes
        • Hemingway novels, 29 volumes
      • And a larger than ever number of gift quality books!
    • November 21 to 23, 2014
      • Friday 9am to 5pm
      • Saturday 9am to 5pm
      • Sunday 12 noon to 3pm
        • Half price day on the books.
    • No entry fee.
    • Look for us in Room 1
    • Skip the malls. Come do some holiday shopping in the comfort of the library!


    Feb 20 - 22, 2015
    • Presented by Friends of the Palatine Library
    • 15,000+ ITEMS!. 99% donated.
      • Books, computer items, A/V and more
      • Sorted into many categories.
    • Great prices!!
      • paperbacks $.50, softcover $1.00, hardcover $1.50, children's $.25, CD's $1.50
      • Sunday, Bargain day.
    • Sales in February, June, and October (see above dates)
      • Friday 6pm to 9pm
        • $5.00 entry fee. Friends members free.
      • Saturday 9:30am to 3pm. No entry fee.
      • Sunday 12:30pm to 3pm No entry fee.
    • Only books in good condition go into our sales. (Gift quality books are to be found in our Holiday Sale)
    • THE SALE IS CONSTANTLY RESTOCKED UNTIL ALL AVAILABLE ITEMS ARE ON THE SALE FLOOR.
    • Guidelines for sale days:
      • The line forms at 4pm on Friday. Places may not be held with bags, etc.
      • Strollers cannot be accomodated in the sale rooms.
      • Books set aside must be purchased. No setting books aside for later consideration.
      • Electrical devices are not allowed.
    • None of the books in this sale are kept for later sales.
    • DON'T MISS THIS WELL-ORGANIZED, WELL-RUN SALE!!
    Palos Heights, IL

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

    Dec 6
    • Sat 9-1
    • 200 books; 90% donated; 90% hardcover; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $5 each
    • Christmas in Palos: silent book auction, food, entertainment


    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 (subject to volunteer availability)
    • Books, movies, CDs, etc.
    • Always adding new selections.
    Paris, IL

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

    March
    • Thu 5-7pm, Fri 10-4, Sat 10-noon
    • 70% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; plus audiobooks & videos; .50-$3
    Park Forest, IL

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



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

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

    Nov; May
    • Sat 9-3, Sun 1-3
    • Preview: Fri 4-7pm, Friends; join at door
    • 5,000 books; 50% donated; 75% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; Sun half price
    • No cell phones, scanners, computers, etc. allowed
    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 book sale
    at Noble Administration Center
    1125 W. Lake Ave.
    (at Lake and University in Lakeview Park)
    309-682-1200 x 1286

    March 21 - 25, 2015
    • Sat.10-4, Sun. Noon-5, Mon.-Wed. 10-7 pm.
    • "Thousands" of books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; plus CDS, DVDs, VHS, cassettes, puzzles, games; .10-$100+; Mon 50% off, Tue 75% off, Wed $5/bag
    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
    • Sat 9-2
    • 2,000 books; 50% donated; 50% hardcover; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .10-$1
    • Annual Steam, Gas & Threshing Show
    Quincy, IL

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



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

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

    May 1 - 16, 2015
    • Fri 12:30-4:30, Sat 10-2
    • 400 books; 90% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-$2


    Ongoing
    Richmond, IL

    Nippersink Public Library
    5418 Hill Rd
    815-678-4014

    Feb 27 - March 1, 2015
    • Fri, Sat 9-5, Sun noon-4
    • 3,000 books; 70% donated; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; VHS, cassettes .50, CD, DVD $2; Sun $5/bag (provided)
    Ridge Farm, IL

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

    Ongoing
    • Tue-Fri 2-7, Sat 9-2
    River Forest, IL

    Friends of River Forest Public Library
    at Roosevelt School, next to library
    735 Lathrop Ave
    708-366-5205

    June 26 - 28, 2015
    • Sat 9:30-4, Sun noon-3
    • Preview: Fri 5-9, $5 fee (Friends free)
    • 15,000 books; 95% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50-$1; hardcovers $1-$2; Sun: $5 buy an unlimited quantity!
    Rock Island, IL

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

    Dec 4; Jan 1, 2015; Feb 5, 2015; March 5, 2015; April 2, 2015; May 7, 2015; June 4, 2015; July 2, 2015; Aug 6, 2015
    • Thu 9-7:55
    • Sorted; no buyer restrictions; Store half price sale
    • Checks from local area only (50 mile radius)


    Bookstore
    • Open during library hours
    Rockford, IL

    Rockford Public Library
    215 N Wyman
    815-966-2721



    Dec 5; Jan 2, 2015; Feb 6, 2015; March 6, 2015; April 3, 2015; May 1, 2015; June 5, 2015; July 3, 2015; Aug 7, 2015
    • Fri 10-4
    • no buyer restrictions
    • We sell a limited amount of books online.


    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
    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

    May
    • Fri 2:30-7:30, Sat 9-1
    • 5,000 books; 50% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; .50-$3
    • Better book silent auctions
    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 10, 2015; March 14, 2015; May 9, 2015; July 11, 2015
    • 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
    • 50% donated; 25% hardcover; paperbacks .50; children's .50; Oversized pb: $1


    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 4, 2015
    • Sat 8-11:30am
    • 1,000 books; 50% donated; 80% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; all books .50 or 3/$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 5; Dec 20; Jan 2, 2015; Jan 17, 2015; Feb 6, 2015; Feb 21, 2015; March 6, 2015; March 21, 2015; April 3, 2015; April 18, 2015; May 1, 2015; May 16, 2015; June 5, 2015; June 20, 2015; July 3, 2015; July 18, 2015; Aug 7, 2015; Aug 15, 2015
    • 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 12, 2015
    • Sun 10-4
    • "Thousands" of books; 100% donated; 35% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; Vintage $5 and up
    • Hundreds of specially priced vintage books Rare Books Silent Auction
      Cider Fest: pioneer demos, bake sale, free museum admission, etc.
    Urbana, IL

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



    March 13 - 16, 2015; 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; Most $1 or less; Sun: 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"


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


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


    Ongoing
    • During Library hours
    Washington, IL

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

    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; Fri, Sat $1 each. Mon half price, Tue 9-3 $3/bag, 3-8pm free, 5-8pm free; Wed free
    Wauconda, IL

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

    Jan 3, 2015; Feb 7, 2015; March 7, 2015; April 4, 2015; May 2, 2015; June 6, 2015; July 4, 2015; Aug 1, 2015
    • Sat 10-2
    • 1,000 books; 75% donated; 5% hardcover; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $1-$2


    Ongoing
    • Library hours

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    Waukegan, IL


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

    Nov 21 - 22
    • BIG STOCK REDUCTION SALE
    • Presented by Friends of the Waukegan Public Library
      • Friday, November 21, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
      • Saturday, November 22 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
    • ALL BOOKS 25 CENTS!
      • Children's books 4 for 25 cents
      • DVD's and CD's $1.00
      • Magazines are free
    • FREE PARKING IN THE GARAGE ACROSS THE STREET WITH VALIDATED TICKET


    Ongoing
    • Library hours
    • 5,000 books; 25% donated; 75% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; children's 4/.25; VHS .50, DVD $2, CD $1
    • Friends work in area Thu 3-6pm
    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; sorted; not 'picked over'; .25-$1; 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

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

    May 14, 2015
    • Thu 7-3
    Wood Dale, IL

    Marklund Resale Store
    490 Georgetown Sq (on Irving Park Rd)
    630-594-1489

    Bookstore
    • Mon-Fri 11-7, Sat, Sun 11-6
    • 10,000 books; 100% donated; 75% hardcover; sorted; plus audio books, A/V, mags, sheet music, craft brochures; most most .50-$1
    • Bookstore is inside of Marklund Resale Store
      Some more valuable books removed
      500-1,000 books received every week!
      Store includes textbooks, RD, encyclopedias, etc.
      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
    Zion, IL


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


    Ongoing

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    Terre Haute, IN


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

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

    Dec 5 - 8
    • Friends of the Vigo County Public Library
    • ANNUAL HOLIDAY SALE
    • Preview Sale for members of the Friends
      • Friday December 5th 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
      • Memberships available at the door
    • Great Bargains 25 cents and up!
      • Adult & Children's Fiction & Non-Fiction
      • Old & Rare
      • Gift Items
      • Hardcover & Paperback
      • Large Print
      • Audiotapes & Audiobooks
      • VHS, DVDs, CDs, & LPs
      • Games & Puzzles
    • December 6, 7, and 8, 2014
      • Saturday, 9am to 3pm
      • Sunday, 1pm to 4pm
      • Monday, 9am to 2pm
        • Selected items 50% off on Monday
    • Sale items have not been picked over; no buyer restrictions.
    • They are a combination of library discards and donations from the public.
    • We accept CASH, PERSONAL CHECK, & ALL MAJOR CREDIT CARDS
    • Many popular titles and authors, bestsellers, books in series, etc. - something for everyone!

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    Kalamazoo, MI


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



    Jan 31, 2015
    • Friends of KPL WINTER BAG SALE
    • Saturday, January 31, 2015, 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    • All books 10 cents each or only $2.00 for a grocery-size bag full
      • Bring your own bag or buy one and fill it for $2.00.
    • More than 7,000 books, CDs, videos, tapes, audio books
      • 50% donated, 50% library discard.
    • Hard cover and paperback, categories include:
      • Fiction
      • Sci-fi
      • Romance
      • Children's books
      • Assorted nonfiction
      • Large print books
    • Our store will also be open (on the lower level) from 9am to 4pm, with its usual bargain prices.
    • Contact Carol @ friends@kpl.gov or 269.553.7820 if interested in left-overs.

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    Fond du Lac, WI

    54th Annual Sale
    Fond du Lac Branch of AAUW
    at Fond du Lac County Fairgrounds
    Hwy 45, SE side of the city



    March 19 - 22, 2015
    • 30,000 BOOKS!
      • 200 tables full plus more books underneath!
      • 10-12 tables of Children's books!
    • Sorted into 35 Categories
    • 90% Donated, 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:
      • DVDs, VHS and some Records
      • Toys and Games
      • Puzzles
    • Premier Night March 19
      • Thursday 5pm to 8:30pm
      • $3 admission
    • General Sale March 20-22, Free admission
      • Friday 9am to 8:30pm
      • Saturday 9am to 5:00pm (Half price)
      • Sunday 10am to 2pm (Box sale)
    • This is a great sale don't miss it!!



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