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September, 2014
18-22Toronto (Victoria College), ONBig Sale
20-10/4Crystal Lake
20-28Wood Dale
22-27Janesville, WIInventory Reduction
22-10/4Woodstock
25-27Nashville
25-28Wheaton
26-28Chicago
26-28Des PlainesBig Sale
26-29Mascoutah
26-28Monmouth
26-10/4Palos Park
27-10/6Cherry Valley
27Springfield


October, 2014
1-4Belvidere
2-7Bloomington, INBig Sale
2Fairmont, WVAuction
2-4Hastings, MIBig Sale
2-4Jerseyville
2Rock Island
2Winnetka
3-4Litchfield
3-4Mattoon
3-4Midlothian
3-18Red Bud
3Troy
3-5Wauconda
4Batavia
4Bethalto
4Colfax
4Sterling
4-5Western Springs
5Lansing, MIBooks and Paper
5Union
6-8Joliet
9-11Alton
9-13Des Moines, IABig Sale
9-13St. Joseph, MOAnnual Super Sale
10-13Antioch
11Anna
11-13Chicago
11ChicagoBook Fair
11-13Danbury, CTBig Sale
11Decatur
11Lansing
11-12Mundelein
14-15Elgin
16-19Clinton Township, MIHuge Sale!!!
16-18East Dundee
17-19Cary
17-18Gillespie
17-19PalatineExceptional
17-19Princeton
17-21Toronto (University College), ONBig Sale
18Colfax
18-20Glencoe
18Indian Head Park
18-19McHenry
18-19Mount Prospect
18-22Peoria
18Troy
18Winnetka
19Edwardsville
23-25Galesburg
23-27Toronto (Trinity College), ONBig Sale
24-26North Riverside
24-26Phoenix, AZBig Sale
25-26Arlington Heights
25-29Gainesville, FLBig Sale
28-11/1Toronto (St. Michael's College), ONBig Sale
?Lemont
?Lisle
?Saint Charles
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Phoenix Warehouse Booksale

Sample Classified Ad
Book Dealer Retiring
Book dealer retiring sale. Lewiston, NY. No book value under $5! A large collection of various subjects, genres and ages from antique to contemporary. Majority are non-fiction. Inventory of about 10,000 shelved and easy to view. Not sorted by subject but great for the general line book seller. Taking appointments on a first come basis. Books will be discounted by 70% off retail value for first set of buyers. A final sale will be scheduled for remaining inventory.
An ongoing sale. Bring your own boxes. We can process Visa and MC and discount for cash sales over $500. This is a great opportunity to add to your inventory or collection. Send your request for appointment to dsimpson@segmedica.com.
Run YOUR ad for only $10
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Future Sales

November, 2014
1Batavia
1Colfax
1Wauconda
6-9AlgonquinExceptional
6-8Fox River Grove
6-8Freeport
6Rock Island
7-8Coralville, IABig Sale
7-9Greenwich, CTExceptional
7Troy
8-9Carbondale
8Decatur
8Lansing
8-9Mundelein
8Schaumburg
11-12Elgin
13-15Highland Park
13-16Rolling Meadows
14-16Grayslake
14-15Johnsburg
14-15Lake Villa
15Colfax
15Glen Ellyn
15Troy
21-23PalatineHoliday Sale
21-24Urbana
22Collinsville
?Charleston
?Evanston
?Normal
?Park Ridge

December, 2014
4Rock Island
5Troy
6Batavia
6Colfax
9-10Elgin
13Collinsville
13Decatur
13Lansing
13Mount Prospect
13-14Mundelein
20Colfax
20Troy

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

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

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

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

May, 2015
1-3Edwardsville
1-16Red Bud
1Troy
2Batavia
2Colfax
2Wauconda
7-9Alton
7Rock Island
9Decatur
9Lansing
9-10Mundelein
9Schaumburg
12-13Elgin
14Winnetka
16Colfax
16-17Glen Ellyn
16Troy
28-30Granite City
?Belleville
?Charleston
?Evanston
?Lisle
?Park Ridge
?Saint Charles

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

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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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Phoenix, AZ


Friends of Phoenix Public Library
Friends Warehouse
1330 North 29th Dr.
602-534-5208



Oct 24 - 26
  • LARGE WAREHOUSE SALE - 250,000 ITEMS!
    • Books
    • CDs, Videos
    • Book on Tape
    • Large selection of Children's and Teen books
  • Preview Sale
    • Friday, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
    • Open to Friends Members Only
    • Join at the door. Memberships start at $25.00.
  • Public Sale Days
    • Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • Sunday, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Great Prices: $2 or less.
    • Sunday everything 50% OFF!
  • SORTED BY SUBJECT
  • Please contact the Friends office at 602-534-5208 or info@plfriends.org for more information
  • Credit cards accepted

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Danbury, CT


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

Oct 11 - 13
  • Friends of the Danbury Library Annual Book Sale
  • Books sorted into over 60 categories
    • Art, Architecture, Photography
    • Hobbies/Crafts, How-To
    • Cooking and Food
    • Science and Nature
    • Children's
    • History
    • Fiction
    • Sports
    • Business
    • Foreign Languages
    • Health and Fitness
    • Travel and Geography
  • Rare Books, Signed Books, First Editions
  • Prices: Most Hardcovers $2, Paperbacks $0.50 & up
  • CDs, DVDs, Records, Audiobooks
  • Collectible Books - Large section of specially priced books from $5
  • Friends of the Danbury Library Tote Bag $10
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Saturday, October 11:
    • 8am to 10am: $15 Early Bird Admission, Free to FRIENDS members
      • Numbers given out at 7am
    • 10am to 5pm, Free admission
  • Sunday, October 12
    • 10am to 4pm. Free admission, books half price
  • Monday, October 13
    • 9am to 1pm: Bag Sale books $6/bag - bags supplied
  • Ample free parking
  • Proceeds benefit the Friends of the Danbury Library
  • Directions:
    • I-84 West, Exit 6: At light, right onto North St. At first light turn right onto Hayestown Ave. *At end, left onto Tamarack Ave., (becomes E. Hayestown Rd.) At stop sign bear right onto Hayestown Rd. P.A.L. building on the right.
    • I-84 East, Exit 5: Through stop sign, down hill. Straight through traffic light onto North St. At fourth light, turn right onto Hayestown Ave. Follow from * above.

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Greenwich, CT


Friends of the Byram Shubert Library
(A Branch of Greenwich Library)
at St. Paul's Lutheran Church
286 Delavan Avenue
203-531-0426

(Entrance beside 55 William St West)

Nov 7 - 9
  • Virtually 25,000 ITEMS!
  • Sorted into over 30 categories
  • Special donations include:
    • Art books from an art dealer
    • Yachting/Boating books
    • Donon's entire library of cookbooks in like new condition
    • Large collection of Russian History books
    • Brand NEW French is Fun Language Arts books
    • An entire room of Children's Books, including many Brand New children's and Young Adult books
  • Well worth the trip!
  • Great Prices!
    • Friday Preview night: Hardcovers $3, Softcovers $2, small paperbacks .50 or 3/$1
        All specials priced at $10 each - come find a hidden treasure.
    • Saturday: Hardcovers $2, softcovers $1, small paperbacks 5/$1
    • Sunday: Bargain hunter's delight "bag and box" sale: $5/bag (we provide), $7/box or 2 boxes/$10
  • Preview Sale
    • Friday November 7th, 5:30pm to 8:30pm
    • $15 Admission (Well worth the entrance fee!)
  • General Sale Free admission
    • Saturday November 8th, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    • Sunday November 9th, 12:00 to 4:00pm
  • Books are not picked over; no buyer restrictions.
  • For info/questions, contact byshulib@yahoo.com

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Gainesville, FL


Friends of the Library Book House
430 North Main St.
(Across from Sun Trust Bank)
352-375-1676
www.folacld.org

Oct 25 - 29
  • Largest Book Sale of its kind in Florida!
  • Over half a million ITEMS!
    • Books
    • CDs, LPs
    • Games, Puzzles
    • DVDs, Audio, Video
    • Paintings, posters, prints
    • Magazines
  • October 25 to 29
    • Sat, Oct 25 9-6
    • Sun, Oct 26 1-6
    • Mon, Oct 27 Noon-7
    • Tues, Oct 28 Noon-7
    • Wed, Oct 29 Noon-6
  • Hundreds of thousands of books and other items have been sorted and priced. Most have been donated by the greater Gainesville community.
  • Books can be found in many categories: history, politics, religion, literature, travel, fiction, foreign language, philosophy, literature, sociology, textbooks, large-print books.
  • Large collection of Out of Print books on Navel history. Large numbers of books in very good condition on WW I & II, Middle East, and Espionage.
  • Vinyl records - extensive, varied, and unusual collection of classical music, jazz, and blues in mint condition.
  • Collector's Corner (closed on Wednesday)
    • Signed books - First Editions - Rare Books
    • Florida collectibles Extensive collection of books by, and about, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings.
  • Most prices 25 cents to $4
  • Tuesday: half price day; Wednesday: 10 cent day
  • Cash or check only - no plastic (an ATM is close by)
  • All profits are used for the Alachua County Library District and community literacy projects.
    Check our website for Book Sale Procedures
  • We do not allow electronic devices for scanning purposes
  • BRING YOUR OWN BOXES
  • Follow us on Twitter@folacld

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Coralville, IA


Friends of Coralville Public Library
1401 5th St.
319-248-1850

Nov 7 - 8
  • Friends of Coralville Public Library present another wonderful book sale!
    • Friday 1:30 to 5:30
    • Saturday 9:00 to 3:00
  • OVER 8,000 BOOKS!
    • 75% donated. 25% library withdrawls.
    • 60% hardcover; sorted by type.
  • Great Prices:
    • Most hardcover books $2.00 on Friday & $1.00 on Saturday
    • Most paperback books $1.00 on Friday & $ .50 on Saturday
  • Unless otherwise noted, all books for sale range from VERY GOOD to PRISTINE!
  • Large variety of hard cover & paperback books ranging from good to very good condition in FREE section
  • Also: FREE books area of lesser quality ranging from poor to good
  • To reach the library: From I-80 take the Coralville 1st Avenue exit (242), go south to the 5th St. intersection (there is a traffic light), turn right and go 11 blocks. The library is on your right. Just follow the new parking ramp signs.
  • Area sights: Amana Colonies, University of Iowa athletics & museums, Herbert Hoover Museum & Presidential Library, Devonian Fossil Gorge

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Des Moines, IA


Planned Parenthood of the Heartland
at Iowa State Fairgrounds
4-H Building
3000 East Grand Avenue
515-234-0414



Oct 9 - 13
  • Planned Parenthood of the Heartland Booksale
  • Run by more than 600 volunteers, the Planned Parenthood Book Sale is known to be one of the largest book sales in the country!
  • More than 400,000 Items
    • Books!
    • CDs!
    • Puzzles!
    • Games - and more!
  • Shop 45,000 sq. feet of space. Click here to see Floor Map and Categories
  • One of a kind collectibles area
  • Opening Night
    • Thursday 3PM to 9PM
    • Opening night admission: $10 adults & $10 children, FREE admission all other days
  • Free Admission
    • Friday 9AM to 9PM
    • Saturday 9AM to 9PM
    • Sunday 9AM to 6 PM
    • Monday 9AM to 6 PM
  • Cash, checks and credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, Discover) accepted
  • All books are available. No pre-sales allowed
  • Convenient shopping: Shopping carts and baskets available, holding area provided for large purchases.
  • For more information about the sale or to volunteer visit www.desmoinesbooksale.com, call 515-235-0414 or e-mail booksale@ppheartland.org
  • Free parking. See Map of Fairgrounds

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Algonquin, IL



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


Nov 6 - 9
  • Over 30,000 Books in 70 categories
  • All adult books are sorted and on shelves
  • Over 9000 items for children, well organized in bins and shelves
  • Great Prices
    • Adult books, $1 and up; children .25 and up;
    • Paperbacks .50; CDs $1, Videos .50; Books on Tape $1, DVDs $2, books on CD $3
  • Books are NOT picked over!
  • Special categories will be featured for this sale
  • Large FICTION section in alpha order
  • Many unusual special books!
  • SERIOUS BUYERS PREVIEW SALE
    • Thursday 4 to 7
    • $10 Admission charge
    • Adults only please
  • REGULAR SALE HOURS - FREE ADMISSION
    • Friday 4 to 8
    • Saturday 10 to 2
    • Sunday 1 to 4
  • Sunday Books are HALF PRICE
  • Refreshments available Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Algonquin, IL

Harnish Main Library
2600 Harnish Dr
847-458-6060

Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • 100 books; 98% donated; not 'picked over'; $2+
Alsip, IL

Alsip-Merrionette Park Library
11960 S Pulaski
708-371-5666

Ongoing
Alton, IL


Hayner Library
327 State St
618-462-4396




Oct 9 - 11; May 7 - 9, 2015
  • Thu 6-8:30pm, 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

Oct 11
  • Sat 8-2
  • Preview: Fri 4-6, Friends; join at door
  • 1,000 books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-$3
  • Rummage sale
  • Colorfest in Anna, IL
Antioch, IL

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

Oct 10 - 13
  • Fri, Sat, 9-5, Sun 1-5
  • Preview: Thu 5-9pm, Friends; join at door
  • 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .25; hardcovers $2; trade pb 1; children's .25 & .50


Ongoing
Arlington Heights, IL

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

Oct 25 - 26; 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.


Feb 7 - 8, 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
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



Oct 4; Nov 1; Dec 6; Jan 3, 2015; Feb 7, 2015; March 7, 2015; April 4, 2015; May 2, 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
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



Oct 1 - 4; 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
Bethalto, IL

Bethalto Public Library
321 S Prairie St
618-377-8141

(Bethalto Public Library's Little House)


Oct 4
  • Sat 8:30-noon and 1-3
  • 3,000 books; 60% donated; 35% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-$4; 1pm $4/bag
  • Accept local checks only
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
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)

Nov 8 - 9; 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

Oct 17 - 19
  • Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5
  • Preview: Fri 6-8, $5 admission for adults
  • 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; Pre-packed romance novels: $3/grocery bag on Sun
  • 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.


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.
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

Nov; Feb; May
  • 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

Sept 27 - Oct 6; 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

Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference
1526 E. 55th St
(55th Street just west of Lake Park Ave - near Univ. of Chicago)



Oct 11 - 13
  • Sat, Sun 9-6, Mon 9-2
  • 30,000+ books; 99% donated; 80% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50-$1; hardcovers $2 & specials; children's .50-$2; most A/V .50. Mon $4/bag, $5/box
  • Nonprofits can arrange for free book pickup on Monday afternoon. Click on the email link at left to make your arrangements before the sale.
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

The following advertiser supports our web page.
Please visit them and tell them you saw their ad on BookSaleFinder.com
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



Oct 11
  • 53rd Chicago Book & Paper Fair
  • Booksellers from all over the Midwest and the USA will offer fine antiquarian, rare and collectible First Editions and books in all fields:
    • Americana, Art & Photography, Literature, Poetry, Children's Books, Cookbooks, Science & Technology, Transportation & Railroadiana, Civil War, Illustrated Books, Chicago History & Authors
  • Also featuring:
    • Leather bindings
    • Autographs
    • Broadsides
    • Vintage paperbacks and pulps
    • Maps
    • Prints
    • Ephemera, and other paper items!
  • Saturday, October 11, 2014
    • 10:00am to 5:00pm
    • Admission $6.00. Students with ID $4.00 for students. Children 12 and under free
  • Easy access via the CTA and plenty of FREE PARKING!
  • For more information visit us at www.mwaba.com or contact Chris Rohe, 847-563-8402. Email chicagobookfair2014@gmail.com
Chicago, IL

Ridge Historical Society
10621 South Seeley Ave
773-881-1675

Sept 26 - 28
  • Fri, Sat 9-3, Sun 11-2
  • Garage and Book Sale
  • Special donation: 200 pieces of "Sherlockiana" - books and items related to Sherlock Holmes
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)



Oct 4; Oct 18; Nov 1; Nov 15; Dec 6; Dec 20; Jan 3, 2015; Jan 17, 2015; Feb 7, 2015; Feb 21, 2015; March 7, 2015; March 21, 2015; April 4, 2015; April 18, 2015; May 2, 2015; May 16, 2015; June 6, 2015; June 20, 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



Sept 20 - Oct 4
  • Sat 8-4, Sun-Sat 10-4
  • Preview: Fri 5-8pm, $10 fee (members free)
  • 10,000 books; 75% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; .25-$10; last 2 days bag sale
  • Many of the books were available at a previous sale
  • TWO sales this year - see our listing for our Woodstock IL sale!


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

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



Oct 11; Nov 8; Dec 13; Jan 10, 2015; Feb 14, 2015; March 14, 2015; April 11, 2015; May 9, 2015; June 13, 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

The following advertiser supports our web page.
Please visit them and tell them you saw their ad on BookSaleFinder.com
Des Plaines, IL


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

Downtown, just south of Metra train station

Sept 26 - 28
  • FRIENDS FALL BOOK SALE
  • Presenting THOUSANDS of BOOKS at BARGAIN PRICES!
  • Preview for members of the Friends
    • Friday, September 26 from 6 pm to 9 pm
    • Memberships available at the door; $5.00 for individuals, $10.00 for families.
    • Numbers given out beginning at 4:30pm
  • Open to the Public
    • Saturday, September 27 from 9:30am to 4pm
    • Sunday, September 28 from 1:00pm to 5:00pm.
      • Sunday is bargain day.
  • Most hard cover books are $1.00, better books slightly higher.
    • Most are donated and are hard cover.
  • Also CD's, DVD's, and audio books.
  • Books are sorted into many categories, not picked over, no buyer's restrictions.
  • The Des Plaines History Center will be present on Sat. and Sun. only, selling gift items.
  • For information call (847) 376-2922.


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

Oct 16 - 18
  • Thu 5:30-8:30pm, Fri, Sat 9-4
  • 6,000 books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; paperbacks $1; hardcovers $2; children's .25; romances 3/$1
  • $10 fee for use of scanners
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
Edwardsville, IL

Edwardsville-Drusilla Andrews Chapter, D.A.R.
at Leclaire Park
618-520-0835



Oct 19
  • Sun noon-5
  • 10,000 books; 100% donated; 100% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $1
  • Leclaire ParkFest: music, food, games
Elburn, IL

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

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

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



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


Oct 14 - 15; Nov 11 - 12; 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
  • Tue, Wed 2-4
  • Books, records, tapes, cds
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

Nov
  • 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

Nov 6 - 8
  • Thu, Fri 9-8, Sat 9-2
  • 2,300 books; 75% donated; 75% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-$3; Sat $3/plastic bag
  • Accept local checks only, with valid I.D. or drivers licence, and phone number


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




Nov 6 - 8
  • Thu 9-8, Fri 9-6, Sat 9-4
  • 100% donated; 45% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .50-$8.75


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

Oct 23 - 25
  • Fri 9-5, Sat 9-2
  • Preview: Thu 4-7pm, $5 fee (Friends free)
  • 4,000 books; 90% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .50 and up; Sat $2/bag all day
Gillespie, IL

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

Oct 17 - 18
  • Sat 8-noon
  • Preview: Fri 6-8pm, $5 fee
  • "Thousands" of books; sorted; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; children's .25; Media priced to sell
Glen Ellyn, IL

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



Nov 15
  • Sat 9-2
  • 5,000 books; 97% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; All music CDs newly shelved since last sale
  • Antique and Collectible Books area for rare/valuable books. Prices at half the price on Amazon.


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


March 21, 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 (bags provided
Glencoe, IL

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

Oct 18 - 20
  • Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5, 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



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



Nov 14 - 16
  • Fri, 9:30-5, Sat 9:30-4, Sun 1-4
  • 4,000 books; 75% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; .25-$5
  • 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
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



Nov 13 - 15
  • Thu, Fri 9:30-5:30, Sat 9:30-4:30
  • Preview: Wed 5:30-8:30pm, $15 fee
  • 6,000 books; 50% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .25; hardcovers .50-$1; trade pb .50


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



Oct 18
  • Sat 9-3
  • 1,000 books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .50-$1
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

Oct 2 - 4
  • Fri 11-5, Sat 8:30-1
  • Preview: Thu 3-6pm and Fri 8:30-11am, $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

Nov 14 - 15; 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
Joliet, IL


Joliet Public Library - Main
150 N Ottawa St




Oct 6 - 8
  • Mon 5-7pm, Tue 2-8pm, Wed 4-7pm
  • Preview: Mon 3-5pm, Friends; join at door $10
  • 9,000 books; 40% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; .25-$1; Wed $2/bag
  • We do try to find more valuable books to sell online or in our display case.
    Credit cards accepted
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



Nov 14 - 15
  • Fri 9-4, Sat 9-3
  • Preview: Thu 4-8pm, Friends; join at door, $5 ind., $7 fam.
  • 90% donated; 70% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50 and up; hardcovers $2 and up; Sat noon $2/bag
  • 10% discount to teachers with ID


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
504 Illinois Rte 64
815-493-2175

Bookstore
  • Tue-Fri 9-5, Sat 9-noon
Lansing, IL

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

Oct 11; Nov 8; Dec 13; Feb 14, 2015; March 14, 2015; April 11, 2015; May 9, 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

Oct; 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


Oct; May
  • Fri 9:30-9, Sat 9:30-5
  • Preview: Thu 9:30am-9pm, Friends; join at door $2
  • 15,000+ books; not 'picked over'; Most $1-$3
Litchfield, IL

American Legion Post 436
10365 Niemanville, Tr
217-324-3409



Oct 3 - 4
  • Sat 8-4
  • Preview: Fri 4-8pm, $5 fee; 12 years old and under free. Every child that brings an adult receives 2 free children's books. Preview prices: hardcover $3, all else $1
  • 30,000+ books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks 2/$1; hardcovers $2; plus kids' specials
  • Cash only
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
Mascoutah, IL

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

Sept 26 - 29; 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
Mattoon, IL

Mattoon Public Library
1600 Charleston Ave
217-234-2621

Oct 3 - 4
  • Fri 3-7, Sat 8:30-2:30
  • Preview: Thu 5-7; join at door
McHenry, IL

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

North Parking Lot, Entrance B


Oct 18 - 19
  • 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.
  • Preview: Thu 6-8pm, Friends; must join by September 30 - may NOT join at door


Ongoing
  • Library hours
Mendota, IL

Graves-Hume Public Library
1401 W Main St

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

Midlothian Public Library
14701 Kenton Ave
708-535-2027

Oct 3 - 4; 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
Monmouth, IL


Warren County Public Library
62 Public Sq
309-734-3166


Sept 26 - 28
  • Fri 9-7, Sat -5, Sun 1-5
  • Preview: Thu 4-8; Friends
  • not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; Sun bag day $1/bag (provided)
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

Oct 18 - 19; Jan; April
  • 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.


Dec 13
  • Sat 10-2
  • Holiday, gift, kids
Mundelein, IL

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

Oct 11 - 12; Nov 8 - 9; 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
  • 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
Nashville, IL

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

Sept 25 - 27
  • Fri 10-7, Sat 9-4
  • Preview: Thu 5-8pm, $4 fee
  • 4,000 books; 85% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-$1
  • Sat 8am: Master Gardeners' Fall Plant Swap. Fri, Sat Nashville Fall Festival
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


Books To Benefit
Crossroads Center
700 Wylie Dr
309-824-5616


Nov
  • Fri 10-7, Sat 10-5, Sun noon-4
  • Preview: Thu 5-8 pm,$5 fee
  • 20,000 books; 100% donated; sorted; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1.50; children's .50; Sat 2pm half price, Sun $5/bag
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)



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

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



Oct 24 - 26; April
  • Sat 9-2, Sun noon-3
  • Preview: Sat 8:30-9am, Friends; join at door
  • 2,000 books; 95% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .50-$1.25
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
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

Oct 17 - 19; 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!!


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

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



Sept 26 - Oct 4
  • Mon-Thu 9:30-8, Fri, Sat 9:30-5
  • 2,000 books; 40% donated; 75% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks $1; hardcovers $2; A/V $2; Wed-Sat: $3/plastic groceery bag
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

Oct 18 - 22; 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
Princeton, IL

Princeton Public Library
698 E Peru St
815-872-7201

Oct 17 - 19
  • Thu 5-8, Fri 10-5, Sat 9-1
  • 9,000 books; 90% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; plus puzzles, CDs, DVDs; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; children's .50; Sat $5/bag, specials half price
Quincy, IL

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



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

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

Oct 3 - 18; 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

Oct 2; Nov 6; Dec 4; Jan 1, 2015; Feb 5, 2015; March 5, 2015; April 2, 2015; May 7, 2015; June 4, 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



Bookstore
  • Tue-Thu noon-6, Fri 10-4, Sat 10-1 (closed Sun, Mon)
  • 4,000 books; 80% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; paperbacks .25-.50; hardcovers $1-$3; plus specials
  • Some books sold online. No restrictions
Rockford, IL

Friends of Rockford Public Library
East Branch Shop
6685 East State St
815-966-2721



Bookstore
  • Mon-Thu noon-6, Fri 10-4, Sat 10-1 (closed Sun)
  • 4,000 books; 80% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; paperbacks .25-.50; hardcovers $1-$3; plus specials
  • Some books sold online. No restrictions
Rolling Meadows, IL


Rolling Meadows Library
3110 Martin Lane
847-259-6050


Nov 13 - 16
  • Fri 9-8:30, Sat 9-4:30, Sun 1-4
  • Preview: Thu 6:30-8:30pm, $5 fee
  • 10,000 books; 65% donated; 75% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; CD's $1, DVD's $3, VHS, cass, records $.50
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

Oct; 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

Nov 8; Jan 10, 2015; March 14, 2015; May 9, 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
Springfield, IL

AAUW, Springfield Branch
at Westminster Presbyterian Church
533 S. Walnut St
17-529-8045



Sept 27
  • Sat 8:30-1
  • Preview: Fri 3-7pm, $5 fee
  • 5,000 books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks $1; hardcovers $2
  • Handmade book marks for sale; chances for winning a handmade quilt are also sold
Sterling, IL

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

Oct 4; 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


Oct 3; Oct 18; Nov 7; Nov 15; 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
  • 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

Oct 5
  • Sun 10-4
  • 1800 books; 100% donated; 35% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .25; hardcovers .50
  • Most books are leftover from July sale. Some "new" books, but not as many as July.
    Cider Fest
Urbana, IL

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



Nov 21 - 24; April
  • 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

Oct 3 - 5
  • Fri 9-6, Sat 9-5, Sun noon-3
  • Preview: Thu 6-9pm, Friends; join at door
  • 10,000 books; 60% donated; 70% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $1-$2; Sun $5/bag


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


Ongoing
  • Library hours
Waukegan, IL

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

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

Oct 4 - 5; 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
Wheaton, IL

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

Sept 25 - 28
  • Thu 9-9; Fri, Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5
  • Preview: Wed 5-9, Friends, join at door $25
  • 30,000 books; not 'picked over'; Sun: .50
  • No electronic devices of any kind are allowed in the sale. That includes laptops, cell phones, scanners, etc. Also, No strollers or book carts at the 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)

Oct 2
  • Thu 7-3
  • Preview: Tue 9-noon for dealers only, 25% markup
  • 7,500 books; 100% donated; 75% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $1-$5
  • Rummage sale
Winnetka, IL

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

Oct 18
  • Sat 8-2
  • Special collection of Christopher Columbus, Discover, Geography and books on Mapping


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

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

Sept 20 - 28
  • Store hours
  • 50% off all books, audiobooks, magazines, craft leaflets and sheet music


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
Woodstock, IL

Environmental Defenders of McHenry County
at Soil and Water Conservation Dist. Garage
2222 S. Dean St
815-338-0393



Sept 22 - Oct 4
  • Tue-Sun 10-4
  • Preview: Mon 6-8pm, $10 fee, members free; may join at door
  • 10,000 books; 75% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; .25-$10; last 2 days bag sale
  • Many of the books were available at a previous sale
  • TWO sales this year see our listing for our Crystal Lake IL sale!
Zion, IL

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

Ongoing

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Bloomington, IN


Red Cross
at Monroe County Fairgrounds
5700 West Airport Road
812-332-7292

(Commercial Building-West)

Oct 2 - 7
  • The 31st Annual American Red Cross Book Fair
  • Over 100,000 gently used books, music, and media items are on sale at bargain prices
  • Six days: October 2 to 7, 2014
  • Thursday, October 2, from 9:00 to 7:00
    • OPENING DAY! $10 admission for best selection of books and media
    • American Legion Day: Members of Burton Woolery Post #18 will have free admission with their membership card
  • Friday, October 3, from 9:00 to 7:00
    • Free admission; hours are long for working families
    • Selection is great and attendees can earn a $1-off coupon for book purchases by bringing in a non-perishable food item to benefit the Hoosier Hills Food Bank
  • Saturday, October 4, from 9:00 to 6:00
    • Free admission
    • Boston Scientific sponsors 'Get Kids Reading' Day. Each child 15 and under will receive a coupon for 1 free book
  • Sunday, October 5, from 9:00 to 6:00
    • Free admission; get books and media for half-price
    • Earn a $1-off coupon for book purchases by bringing in a non-perishable food item to benefit the Hoosier Hills Food Bank
  • Monday, October 6, from 9:00 to 6:00
    • Free admission; pack a grocery sack full of books and media - all for $10!
  • Tuesday, October 7, from 9:00 to noon
    • Community Day; attendees can browse remaining books and take them for free. Donations are greatly appreciated.
  • Held at the Commercial Building WEST, the bigger building at the county fairgrounds.
  • MasterCard, Visa, Discover, American Express accepted
  • Ample free parking
  • Click here for additional details.
  • Please call 812-332-7292 or visit website www.redcross.org/in/bloomington for info about dates, times and specials listed.

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Clinton Township, MI

Huge Sale!!!
Clinton-Macomb Public Library
40900 Romeo Plank Rd.
586-226-5005



Oct 16 - 19
  • Friends of CMPL Present FALL SALE!
  • 80,000 Books!
    • 85% donated; 15% hardcover;
    • Sorted into categories for easy shopping!
  • October 15 to 19, 2014
  • Friends Preview: Wed 5:30pm to 8:30pm,
    • Not a member yet? Join at the door
  • Regular Hours
    • Thu noon to 8
    • Fri, Sat 9:30 to 5
    • Sun 1:15 to 3:15
  • Great Prices: Most items just 50 cents to $4
  • This sale is NOT picked over
  • No scanners/cell phones, please

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Hastings, MI


Friends of Hastings Library Book Sale
Held at Leason Sharpe Hall
Barry Enrichment Center
231 South Broadway
269-945-4263



Oct 2 - 4
  • FRIENDS OF HASTINGS PUBLIC LIBRARY USED BOOK SALE
  • Over 6,000 hardcovers and paperbacks
  • Books are in very good to great condition!
  • Fiction arranged by author and non-fiction by category (40+ categories)
  • Some audio-visual items included
  • Sale Days
    • Friday October 3, 10:00 to 6:00
    • Saturday October 4, 10:00 to 1:00
  • Preview Sale - $10 fee at door
    • Thursday, October 2, 5:00 to 8:00
  • Credit cards accepted
  • First time these books have been displayed for sale
  • Books must be taken when purchased. Inquire about use of scanners.
  • Sale is one of many events scheduled for the annual Harvest Festival in downtown Hastings
  • Questions? Contact Diane Hawkins (dhawkins@hastingspubliclibrary.com or call 269.945.4263)

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Lansing, MI



60th Michigan Antiquarian Book & Paper Show
Lansing Center
333 E. Michigan Avenue
517-332-0112




Oct 5
  • The Midwest's Largest Book & Paper Show!!
  • October 5, 2014
    • Sunday, 9:30am to 5:00pm
    • Admission is $5, children 13 and under free.
  • Over 75 dealers from around the country offering MORE THAN A MILLION ITEMS FOR SALE!
    • Old books
    • Magazines
    • Ads
    • Postcards
    • Posters
    • Photos
    • Maps
    • Prints
    • And other paper collectibles
  • Questions? Email mmabda@curiousbooks.com or call 517-332-0112.
  • Click Here for directions and a map.
  • Presented by Mid-Michigan Antiquarian Book Dealers Association

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St. Joseph, MO

Annual Super Sale
Friends of the St. Joseph Public Library
at East Hills Shopping Center
3702 Frederick Avenue
816-236-2107

Oct 9 - 13
  • Friends of the St. Joseph (MO) Public Library ANNUAL FALL BOOK SALE
  • Over 15,000 items!
    • 60% donated, 40% weeded from library shelves
    • Books! DVD's! CD's!
  • Sorted into 35 categories!
  • Thursday, October 9 through Monday, October 13, 2014
    • Thursday, 3pm to 9pm
    • Friday and Saturday 9am to 9pm
    • Sunday noon to 5pm
    • Monday, Columbus Day, 9am to 8pm
  • Great Prices!
    • Hardcover books: $2.00, Paperbacks: $1.00, DVD's and CD's $2.00, VHS and audiocassettes $1.00
    • Sunday: Half Price Sale
    • Monday, Columbus Day: Anything in a bag for $3; anything in a box for $6.
  • We accept payment by cash, check, credit cards
  • Mention this ad for $1 off.

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Toronto (St. Michael's College), ON


St.Michael's College
University of Toronto
John M. Kelly Library
113 St.Joseph St (wheelchair accessible)
Subway stop: Museum
1-416-926-1300 x 3273

Oct 28 - Nov 1
  • Thousands of great books at great prices
  • Section for Special Finds and Rare Books
  • VISA, Mastercard, Cash, Debit or Cheque (with ID) accepted
  • Preview and Reception: Tuesday, October 28, 6 pm - 9:30 pm, $20 admission
    • Wednesday, 8:30 am - 8 pm ($3 admission, students free with ID)
    • Thursday, 8:30 am - 8 pm (free admission)
    • Friday, 8:30 am - 8 pm (free admission)
    • Saturday, 10 am - 2 pm (free admission)
  • For more information, stmikes.utoronto.ca/booksale

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Toronto (Trinity College), ON


University of Trinity College
39th Annual Sale!
6 Hoskin Avenue
Upstairs in Seeley Hall (not wheelchair accessible)
Subway stop: St. George or Museum. #94 bus to the door
416-978-6750

Oct 23 - 27
  • Thousands and thousands of books!
  • All books donated, carefully sorted and reasonably priced!!
  • Separate Rare and Collectibles Room
  • VISA, Mastercard, AMEX, Cash, Debit Card, or Cheque (with ID) accepted
  • Starts Thursday, October 23, 4 pm - 9 pm, $5 admission (first day only)
    • Friday, 10 am - 8 pm (free admission)
    • Saturday, 10 am - 8 pm (free admission)
    • Sunday, noon - 8 pm (free admission)
    • Monday, 10 am - 8 pm (free admission)
  • For more information, www.trinity.utoronto.ca/booksale or leave a message at 416-978-6750

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Toronto (University College), ON


University College Alumni
36th Annual Book Sale!
University of Toronto, St. George Campus
15 King's College Circle
(Subway to St. George or Queens Park)



Oct 17 - 21
  • Thousands of books donated by alumni, faculty, and friends of University College
  • Sorted into 60 categories!
  • Two sales floors on the weekend (wheelchair accessible with advance notice):
    • Treasures, rare books and collectibles upstairs in a separate area
    • Quality general stock including CDs, LPs, videos, in upstairs sales halls
    • Mass Market and special hardcovers downstairs (Friday to 6 pm Sunday only)
  • Great prices: $1 and up; Treasures and books of Special Interest $8 to $800
  • VISA, Mastercard, American Express, Interac (debit card), Cash, or Cheque (with ID) accepted
  • Starts Friday, Oct 17, noon - 8 pm (Admission: $3 on Friday only. Students free with ID)
    • Saturday, 10 am - 6 pm (free admission)
    • Sunday, noon - 8 pm (free admission)
    • Monday, noon - 8 pm (free admission)
    • Tuesday, noon - 6 pm (free admission) - Last Day Sell-off at Half-price
  • For more information, see www.uc.utoronto.ca/booksale

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Toronto (Victoria College), ON


Victoria College in the University of Toronto
23rd Annual Book Sale!
Old Vic.
91 Charles Street West
(Subway stop: Museum)
416-585-4585

Sept 18 - 22
  • Over 70,000 good used books, tapes, and discs
  • All types of books at amazing prices!!
    • Organized into categories and sub-categories
    • Rare and unusual books for the connoisseur
    • Book stock replenished daily
  • VISA, Mastercard, Interac, Cash, or Cheque (with ID) accepted
  • Starts Thursday, Sept 18, 4 pm - 9 pm ($3 admission charge first day only, Students free with ID)
    • Friday, Sept 19, 10 am - 8 pm (free admission)
    • Saturday, Sept 20, 11 am - 6 pm (free admission)
    • Sunday, Sept 21, 11 am - 6 pm (free admission)
    • Monday, Sept 22, 10 am - 8 pm (free admission) - HALF PRICE DAY!
    • (Boxing day, Tuesday Sept. 23, 10 am- 12 noon. $10/box: Our box, your pick!)
  • For more information, e-mail to vic.booksale@utoronto.ca, or visit website www.vicbooksale.utoronto.ca or call 416-585-4585

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Fond du Lac, WI

54th Annual Sale
American Association of University Women
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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Janesville, WI


Milwaukee Street Used Books
218 West Milwaukee Street
608-302-2144

(Downtown Janesville


Sept 22 - 27
  • Milwaukee Street Used Books is Having a Great Sale!
  • September 22 to 27
    • Monday to Saturday, 11am to 5pm daily
  • 20,000 BOOKS!
  • Additional overflow stock added to Sale
  • Organized by genre and subject
    • Adult fiction and non-fiction all subjects
    • Children's picture and chapter books
  • 50% OFF!
  • Further discounts on Math and Engineering only- Hardcover $2.00 Softcover $1.00
  • This is a wonderful opportunity to stock up. Don't miss it!

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Fairmont, WV


Library Collection
presented by Joe R. Pyle Complete Auction & Realty Service
at West Virginia Country Music Hall of Fame
Sagebrush Auditorium
Bunners Ridge Road
304-592-6000

Oct 2
  • LIBRARY COLLECTION of 
    • World renowned opera singer, the late Frances Yeend and
    • Her husband, pianist and vocal coach, James Benner
  • Collection Highlights include:
    • Large number of books about music and musicians including the signed limited edition of the George Gershwin song book
    • Signed and/or limited editions by Robinson Jeffers, J.M. Synge, Robert Frost, Paul Bowles, Theodore Dreiser, John Ruskin, O'Neill, T S Elliot, Robert Graves, Virginia Woolf, D.H. Lawrence, etc.
    • First editions by the above plus Hawthorne, Emerson, Twain, Millay, Whitman, and many others.
    • A masque of poets, complete set of the yellow book, a run of the colophon with the print.
    • Poems by Robinson Jeffers with the signed Ansel Adams portrait.
    • Books on travel baedeckers, Africa, etc.
    • A run of almanacs starting in the 1700s.
    • A number of pre-1860 children's books with some chapbooks.
    • A collection of art books including a first edition of vol 1 & 2 of Blast.
    • Hundreds and Hundreds of books of a literary nature.
    • Many other books on a wide variety of subjects.
  • Thursday, October 2nd. Auction begins at 10:00AM
    • Preview: October 1st from 2-7PM
    • Doors open October 2nd at 8:00AM
  • Complete Listing
  • Frances Yeend and James Benner toured internationally during the 1940's through the 1960's. While residing in Manhattan, they amassed a wonderful collection of of books, many of which are autographed first editions. Frances retired from the stage in 1966 and the couple relocated to Morgantown. She joined the faculty at West Virginia University as a Professor of  Voice/Artist in Residence until her retirement in 1978. Frances and Jim filled their home with more wonderful and noteworthy pieces, and she added to her collection until her death in 2008 at age 95.
  • Presented by Joe R. Pyle Complete Auction & Realty Service



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