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October, 2021
15-30AddisonBig Sale
23-27Gainesville, FLBig Sale
28-30Clinton Township, MIHoliday Sale
28-31Golden, COBig Sale
28-11/1O'Fallon
?Mount Prospect


November, 2021
1-6Johnsburg
4-13Freeport
5-6Edwardsville
5Troy
6Lindenhurst
6-7Western Springs
11-13AlgonquinExceptional
11-13Princeton
11-14Rolling MeadowsBig Sale
12-13Collinsville
12-14PalatineExceptional
13Batavia
13Glen Ellyn
13Glencoe
13-15Herrin
19-20Elgin
20Troy
26Glen Ellyn
?Urbana
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Future Sales

December, 2021
3Troy
4Colfax
4-6Herrin
7Jerseyville
10-11Collinsville
11Batavia
11Decatur
18Troy
?Cherry Valley
?Geneva

January, 2022
1Colfax
4Jerseyville
7Troy
8Batavia
8Decatur
8Harwood Heights
8Lansing
8-9Mundelein
14-15Collinsville
15Troy
22Glen Ellyn
22Harwood Heights
28-29Crystal Lake
?Mokena
?Mount Prospect
?Springfield
?Wheeling

February, 2022
1Jerseyville
4-5Edwardsville
4Troy
5-6Arlington Heights
5Colfax
5-7Herrin
5Midlothian
11-12Alton
11-12Collinsville
12Batavia
12Decatur
12Harwood Heights
12Lansing
12-13Mundelein
19Troy
26Harwood Heights
?Anna
?Breese
?Glencoe
?Highland Park
?Marine

March, 2022
1Jerseyville
4Troy
5Colfax
11-12Collinsville
12Batavia
12-13Bethesda, MDHUGE Book Sale
12Decatur
12Harwood Heights
12Lansing
12-13Mundelein
17-20Baton Rouge, LABig Sale
19-20Glen Ellyn
19Troy
26Harwood Heights
?Algonquin
?Bloomingdale
?Carbondale
?East Dundee
?Fairview Heights

April, 2022
1Troy
2Colfax
2-4Herrin
5Jerseyville
7-9Freeport
8-9Collinsville
9Batavia
9Decatur
9Harwood Heights
9Lansing
9-10Mundelein
16Troy
20-22Chicago
22-24Cary
23Harwood Heights
?Arlington Heights
?Belvidere
?Charleston
?Chicago (Blackstone)
?DeKalb
?Des Plaines
?Evergreen Park
?Fox River Grove
?Hampshire
?Jerseyville
?Mascoutah
?Mount Prospect
?North Riverside
?Oak Brook
?Plano
?Quincy
?Roselle
?Saint Charles
?Sterling
?Urbana
?Urbana
?Washington
?Waukegan

May, 2022
3Jerseyville
5-7Wood River
6-7Edwardsville
6-21Red Bud
6Troy
7Colfax
7-8Park Ridge
13-14Alton
13-14Collinsville
14Batavia
14Decatur
14Glen Ellyn
14Harwood Heights
14Lansing
14-15Mundelein
15-22Livonia, MIBOOKSTOCK!
21Troy
26-28Nashville
28Harwood Heights
?Belleville
?Charleston
?Cherry Valley
?Galesburg
?Lisle
?Marine
?McHenry
?Mokena
?Winnetka

June, 2022
2-4Granite City
3Troy
4Colfax
4-6Herrin
7Jerseyville
10-11Collinsville
11Decatur
11Harwood Heights
11Lansing
11-12Mundelein
18Troy
24-25Macomb
25Harwood Heights
?Anna
?Bensenville
?Chicago
?Chicago
?Downers Grove
?Effingham
?Geneva
?Glencoe
?Johnsburg
?Midlothian
?Naperville
?Springfield
?Winnetka

July, 2022
1Troy
2Colfax
5Jerseyville
8-9Collinsville
9Batavia
9Decatur
9Harwood Heights
9Lansing
9-10Mundelein
10Union
16Glen Ellyn
16Troy
23Harwood Heights
28-31Chicago
?Algonquin
?Bourbonnais
?Mount Prospect

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Golden, CO



Jefferson County Library Foundation
Whale of a Sale
at Jefferson County Fairgrounds
15200 W. 6th Avenue
303-403-5075





Oct 28 - 31
  • Friends of the Jefferson County Public Library's Annual
  • 2021 FALL WHALE OF A USED BOOK SALE!
  • 100,000 BOOKS
    • Hardbounds
    • Paperbacks
    • Children's and Teen Books
    • CDs, DVDs, Records, Tapes
    • Maps
    • Puzzles
    • Audio Books
  • Separated into over 30 nonfiction and fiction categories - sorted for easy shopping!
  • Bert's Weathered & Treasured - hundreds of vintage and better books, all individually priced!
  • Great Prices Range from 50 cents to $3
    • Sunday is Bag Day Grocery-Sized Bag of Books starts at $6 (be eco-friendly - bring your own grocery size cloth bag)
  • Scanners are welcome!
  • October 28 to 31, 2021 
    • $5 Admission per person, Jefferson County Fairgrounds
  • Friends Preview Night
    • Thursday, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
    • Active Friends of Jefferson County Public Library members only
    • Become a Friend Today
  • Open to the Public
    • Friday,  9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    • Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
      • Prices half off for Jeffco employees, teachers, and Friends of Jefferson County Public Library (with ID).
    • Sunday ,11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
      • Sunday is Bag Day
  • Snacks, lunches and beverages will be available for purchase
  • COSTUME CONTEST on Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 2:00PM
    • You do not need to purchase admission in order to participate.
    • Prizes and great fun for kids and adults!
  • SAVE AREA: You can store your books while you are shopping. (Please, no stacking books in the aisles)
  • Proceeds benefit children's and teen literacy programs funded by the Jefferson County Library Foundation. http://jeffcolibraryfoundation.org
  • www.WhaleSale.org
  • For decades, the Friends have been advocates, volunteers, and supporters of JCPL. Our members believe that our Library is the heart of our community and that each Friend “multiplies the good” work of the Library. We raise more than $100,000 annually in support of JCPL through our Whale of a Used Book Sales, and Whale’s Tale/Baby Whale bookstores.

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Gainesville, FL


Friends of the Library - Alachua County Library District
Book House
430 North Main St.
352-375-1676

(Across from Sun Trust Bank)

Oct 23 - 27
  • FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY FALL BOOK SALE
    • Celebrating Our 67th Year 1954-2021
  • Over Half a Million ITEMS - More than 60 Categories!
    • Books
    • Comics
    • Manga
    • Artwork
    • Posters
    • Puzzles
    • DVDs, Vinyl records
    • Sheet music, and much more.
  • October 23 to 27, 2021
    • Saturday, 9 am to 6 pm
    • Sunday, Noon to 6 pm
    • Monday, Noon to 6 pm
    • Tuesday, Noon to 6 pm, 1/2 price day
    • Wednesday, Noon to 6pm, 10 cent day
  • Hundreds of thousands of books and other items have been sorted and priced. All have been donated by the greater Gainesville community.
  • Great Prices
    • Most regular prices 25 cents to $4
    • Tuesday: half price day; Wednesday: 10 cent day
    • We now accept credit cards, Apple Pay and Google Pay,  as well as cash and checks.
  • Newly expanded Collector's Corner is one of the areas that sets this sale apart.
    • It has a selection of first editions, signed and rare books, vintage vinyl records, maps, artwork, and other collectible items.
    • Collector's Corner is open the first four days of the sale, Saturday to Tuesday.
  • FOL now has an expanded indoor area with a separate entrance for Art/Architecture, Comics/Manga, and Puzzles/Games. Occupancy in these areas and in Collector's Corner will be limited.
  • Music Table: Large selection of sheet music for the classical guitarist and lots of piano tutors
  • Record Table: Very large selection of classical LPs, jazz CDs, 78rpms, and 45rpms records.
  • FOL Gainesville does not allow pre-buying of items. Everything, and everybody waits on that opening morning entry that is traditionally lead by our Scottish Bag Piper!
  • Modifications to normal procedures (including reduced occupancy rate, distancing, and masking) will be made based on COVID infection rates the weeks preceding the sale. On busy days shoppers may have to wait in line until others first leave the building.
  • All profits are used for the Alachua County Library District and community literacy projects.
  • We do not allow electronic devices for scanning purposes. 
  • Check our website HERE for Book Sale Procedures.
  • Friends of the Library encourage shoppers to bring your own bags or boxes
  • For the latest updates shoppers can check FOL website folacld.org  and social media facebook.com/FOLACLD and twitter.com/FOLACLD

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Addison, IL



SCARCE-LY USED Books & Records
800 South Rohlwing Rd (Rt 53)
Unit D
630-545-9710

(School & Community Assistance for Recycling & Composting Education)



Oct 15 - 30
  • All non-fiction books 50% off!
  • HUNDREDS OF BOOKS!
  • October 15 to 30
    • Monday to Friday 9 am to 4:30 pm
    • Saturdays 9 am to 12 noon
  • Open to the public
  • Credit cards accepted with minimum $10 purchase
  • www.scarcelyused.org


Bookstore
  • Mon-Fri 9-4:30, Sat 9-noon
  • 4,000 books; 95% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; paperbacks $2; hardcovers $4; LPs, CDs $2, DVDs $1
  • Some items removed to sell online
  • No restrictions
  • Credit cards accepted, $10 minimum for credit/debit card purchases. No personal checks.

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Algonquin, IL


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

Nov 11 - 13
  • Fall 2021 Book Sale!
  • More Than 30,000 Items
    • Sorted into 70 categories!
  • All adult books are sorted and on shelves
  • Over 9,000 items for children
    • These are well organized in bins and on shelves
  • Great Prices
    • Adult books, $1 and up; children .25 and up
    • Paperbacks .50; CDs, DVDs .50, books on CD $1
  • Books are NOT picked over!
  • 75% Library discards
  • Special categories will be featured for this sale
  • Large FICTION section in alpha order
  • Many unusual special books!
  • November 11 to 13
  • SERIOUS BUYERS PREVIEW SALE
    • Thursday 4 pm to 7 pm
    • $10 Admission charge
    • Adults only please
  • REGULAR SALE HOURS - FREE ADMISSION
    • Friday 3 pm to 7 pm
    • Saturday 10 am to 2 pm
  • No more than 25 customers will be allowed in the room at a time for this sale. Masks are required. 
  • Welcome Back!


March; (Next scheduled sale: July)

Watch this spot for the next great sale!
Algonquin, IL

Harnish Main Library
2600 Harnish Dr
847-458-6060

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

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

Ongoing
Alton, IL

Hayner Library
327 State St
618-462-4396



Feb 11 - 12, 2022; (Next scheduled sale: May 13 - 14, 2022)
  • Fri 9-7, Sat 9-3
  • 15,000 books; 75% donated; 50% hardcover; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-.50
  • Masks required. The number of persons allowed in the room will be 15 per hour.
Anna, IL

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

Feb; (Next scheduled sale: June)
  • Sat 8-2, Sun 1-3
  • Preview: Fri 4-6pm, Friends; join at door
  • 1,000 books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; Sun bag sale (bags provided)
  • City of Anna is having our annual October Fest events
  • Due to Covid restrictions masks and social distancing are required. Entrance only will be at the front door of the library. Exit will be from the side door. Look for signs!
Antioch, IL

Antioch Library Friends
757 Main St
847-395-0874

Ongoing
  • Library hours
Arlington Heights, IL

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



Feb 5 - 6, 2022; (Next scheduled sale: April)
  • Friends of the Library Back-to-School Market Sale
  • The Friends of the Arlington Heights Memorial Library will host an outdoor Market sale on
    • Saturday August 14 from 8 am to 1 pm. 
  • Sales are held in the Library’s underground parking lot, across from the Arlington Heights Farmers Market on Vail Street. 
  • Facemasks are required. No scanners are permitted.  No teacher discount.
  • The August 14 Market Sale will feature a wide variety of items for adults and children. Most adult books are $2, and most Children’s books are 50 cents.
  • For adults:
    • World Languages (Spanish, French, German, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Polish, more)
    • History
    • Literary Classics, Literature, Photography and Art
    • Cookbooks
    • Self-Help and “How to” Art, Needlecrafts
    • Back-to-School materials for grade school through college students:
      • Teaching Materials & Reference; recent edition Encyclopedias ($75 & up)
      • Textbooks and Test Prep books (ACT, SAT, AP)
    • Business, Computer Books and Video Games
    • A large selection of DVDs, Music CDs, and Books on CD
    • Collectibles:
      • Autographed Fiction and Nonfiction
      • Vinyl Records (most $1 to $5)
      • Decorating with books:  Rainbow Book Display ($20)
      • Fiction (hardcover and oversize paperbacks)
      • Odds & Ends electronics and artwork, posters
  • For children, there will be Fiction, Nonfiction, poetry, nursery rhymes, fairytales, board books and easy readers!
  • The Arlington Heights Memorial Library is located at 500 N Dunton Avenue. 
  • The Friends accept cash, checks, and PayPal for payment. 
  • Upcoming Market Sale: Children’s Book Sale  Saturday September 25, 2021
  • 8 am - 12 pm Regular Sale (50 cent books, $1 AV); 1 pm – 2 pm $8 Bag Sale
  • Questions?  Contact the Friends at friends@ahml.info or call 847-506-2663
Aurora, IL


Eola Road Branch Library
555 S. Eola Rd.
630-264-3400


Ongoing
  • Library hours
Batavia, IL

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



Nov 13; (Next scheduled sale: Dec 11)
  • Sat 9-1. Hours of operation and number of attendees will be based on Covid regulations on that day.
  • 10,000 books; 90% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; plus media, collectibles, coffee table, first eds, etc.; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; children's .50; DVDs, Audiobooks, CDs $1


Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • 10,000 books; 90% donated
  • Monthly rotating stock
Belleville, IL

Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Book Bazaar
New Location!
Belle-Clair Fairgrounds & Expo Center
200 S. Belt East
618-257-5545



May

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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 $5 ind., $10 fam.
  • Thousands of books; 95% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; most .50 or $1
  • Books are hardly picked over at all; some sold in ongoing cart.


Ongoing
  • Library hours
Bensenville, IL

Bensenville Community Public Library
200 S Church Rd
630-766-4642

June
  • Thu 3-8, Fri noon-5, Sat 9-noon
  • 2,000 books; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-$1
  • Sat 9-noon: Summer Reading Kick Off Event (all welcome). Garden Club plant sale.
    Bensenville Community Garage Sales all weekend
Berwyn, IL

Berwyn Public Library
2701 Harlem Ave
708-795-8000 ext 3096

Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • 500 books; 100% donated; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $1
Bethany, IL

Marrowbone Public Library
216 West Main St.
217-665-3014

Ongoing
  • Library hours
Bloomingdale, IL

Bloomingdale Public Library
101 Fairfield Way



March
  • Sat 9-4, Sun 1-3
  • 1000 books; sorted; no buyer restrictions; .50-$1, Sun: 1/2 price
  • Some books sold in advance to a bookseller
  • Credit cards accepted


Ongoing
Blue Island, IL

Blue Island Public Library
2433 York St.
708-388-1078

Ongoing
  • Library hours
Bourbonnais, IL

Bourbonnais Public Library
250 W. John Casey Rd
815-933-1727

July
  • Fri, Sat 10-3
  • 4,000 books; 70% donated; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $2; trade pb $1; Recent books $5; A/V $1; Sat bag sale, using $5 library book tote
Breese, IL


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




Feb
  • Fri- 10-7, Sat 10-5, Sun 9-noon
  • Preview: Thu 10-11am, $6 fee; 11-8pm, $3 fee
  • 25,000 books; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; Fri 3pm half pric,Sat half-price; Sun 10:30 all items free
  • Fri bake sale
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 June, July, Aug))
  • 150 books; 100% donated; 33% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions
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 W 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
  • 20,000 books; 60% donated; 70% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; $1; Sun half-price
  • No scanners
Carbondale, IL

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

Bookstore
Cary, IL

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

April 22 - 24, 2022
  • Fri 1-4, Sat 9-4, Sun 1-4
  • 75% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; books, audio, video, CDs, books on CD; paperbacks .50-$1; hardcovers $1; children's .25; Sun $5/bag (bags provided)
  • Special pricing for teachers with current I.D., except Sunday Bag Sale. Non-profits with I.D. Contact chairperson during sale if interested in books after sale.
Champaign, IL

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

Bookstore
  • Wed-Sat 11-5, Sun 1:30-5
  • 20,000+ books; 70% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; Most $2 or less
  • Credit cards accepted
    Some donated items go to the library collection; some items sold online.
    No restrictions
  • Magazine Clearance Sale during January; 25 cents each for back issues, hundreds of titles
Charleston, IL

Booth Library
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Ave.
217-581-6072

(weather permitting; held outside near Library's south entrance)


April
  • Wed 9-4
  • 2,500 books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks $1; hardcovers $2 & up; videos $1
Charleston, IL

Charleston Carnegie Public Library
712 Sixth St
217-345-4913



May
  • Fri 10-6, Sat 10-5
  • Sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; hardcover, audio books, DVDs, vinyl records $2; all other items .25-.50
Chatham, IL

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

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


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


Dec
  • Mon-Thu 9-6, Fri 9-5, Sat 9-1, Sun 1-5
  • 4,000 books; .50-$3; Final weekend half-price
  • Final Sat half-price, final Sun $2/bag


May
  • Fri, Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5, Mon-Thu 9-8
  • Preview: Thu 4-7, $5 fee (Friends free)
  • 5,000 books; 95% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; .25-$3
  • Some books removed for sale online
  • Final week half-price, final weekend $2/bag
Chicago, IL

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

July 28 - 31, 2022
  • Thu, Fri: noon-8; Sat, Sun 10-6
  • Preview: Wed 4-8pm, associates at $100+ level. Anyone interested in joining our Associates (and gaining access to Preview Night) can call (312) 255-3599
  • 120,000 books; 100% donated; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; Most $3; Sun half price (some .25)
  • No visitor parking lot; limited parking on area streets (restrictions apply, so read signs. Garage parking in neighborhood. Validated parking at 100 W Chestnut St (enter on Clark))
Chicago, IL

Norwood Park Historical Society
5624 N Newark Ave.
773-631-4633



June
  • Sat 8-3
  • 800 books; 90% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $1-$20
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Yard sale
Chicago, IL

Ronald Williams Library
(near Foster & Kimball)
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 N. St. Louis Ave
773-442-4400

April 20 - 22, 2022
  • Wed, Thu 8am-10:45pm, Fri 8-6
  • 3,000+ books; 100% donated; 40% hardcover; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $1-$2
  • Make checks out to "NEIU Foundation"
  • Free parking on west side of St. Louis Avenue, and along Bryn Mawr, btwn St. Louis and Pulaski. Paid Parking for visitors is available in spaces designated as Blue Zone and Green Zone using Virtual permits, available for sale via the phone app. Download the free app or visit PassPort Parking @ https://m.ppprk.com/park/ to create your account. You may also purchase perking permits in the Parking Office, which is located on the north side of the Parking Facility
Chicago, IL

Chicago Book and Paper Fair
Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association (MWABA)
Local 130 Plumbers Union Hall
1340 W. Washington Blvd.
847-722-8949



June

Watch this spot for details on the next great Book and PaperFair!
Chicago (Bessie Coleman), IL

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

Ongoing
Chicago (Blackstone), IL

Blackstone Branch Library
4904 S. Lake Park
312-747-0955



April
  • Sat 9:30-3
  • 100% donated; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .50-$2
  • •Cash, check (with ID), credit card accepted
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 (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
Clarendon Hills, IL

Clarendon Hills Public Library
7 N. Prospect Ave
630-323-8188



Ongoing
  • Mon, Tue, Thu 9:30-9, Wed, Fri 9:30-5, Sat 9:30-4
  • 200 books; 100% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $1-$3
  • Cart constantly replenished
Colfax, IL

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

Dec 4; (Next scheduled sale: Jan 1, 2022)
  • 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 Library
408 W Main
618-344-1112



Nov 12 - 13; (Next scheduled sale: Dec 10 - 11)
  • Fri 10-5, Sat 10-4
  • 2,000 books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $5/bag (bags provided
  • Masks required
  • NO appointments required
Crystal Lake, IL

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



Jan 28 - 29, 2022
  • Fri 9-7, Sat 9-4
  • Preview: Wed prior 3-7 pm, Friends; join at door $5
  • 10,000+ books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; children's .50; adult books $1
  • Credit cards accepted
Crystal Lake, IL

Environmental Defenders of McHenry County
at Algonquin Township Road District
3702 US Highway 14
779-220-4945

Bldg B Garage


Bookstore
  • Mon-Sat 10-5
  • 3,000 books; 65% donated; 70% hardcover; sorted; $1-$10
Danvers, IL

Danvers Township Library
117 E Exchange St.
309-963-4269

Ongoing
  • Mon 1-9, Tue 9-8, Wed 9-5, Thu 1-9, Fri 9-5, Sat 9-1
  • 500 books; 25% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $1/bag
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 11; (Next scheduled sale: Jan 8, 2022)
  • Sat 9:30-12:30
  • no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1-$3
  • Rare books sold online
Deerfield, IL

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



Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • Suggested donation: HCs, CDs, DVDs, audio books $2; pbs $1
DeKalb, IL


DeKalb Public Library
309 Oak St
815-756-9568


April
  • Fri, Sat 9-4:45, Sun 1-4:45
  • 7,500+ books; 95% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .25; hardcovers $1.50; trade pb $1; children's .25; CDs and Audio books $1-$4
DeKalb, IL

Northern Illinois University
Founders Memorial Library (Lobby)
217 Normal Rd
815-753-1094

Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • .50-$1
  • Stock turns over regularly
    Exact change appreciated
    Checks over $5 accepted
Des Plaines, IL

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

Downtown, just south of Metra train station

April

Watch this spot for the next great sale!

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

American Association of University Women Downers Grove Area Branch
at Henry Puffer School
2220 Haddow Ave.
630-225-8162

(On Belmont Rd., south of Ogden Ave, north of Belmont Station)


June

Watch this spot for the next wonderful AAUW book sale!
East Dundee, IL

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

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

St. Andrews Episcopal Church
406 Hillsboro Ave
618-656-1294

Nov 5 - 6; (Next scheduled sale: Feb 4 - 5, 2022)
  • Fri, Sat by appointment only (limited to 12 at a time)
  • 20,000+ books; 100% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; plus CDs, DVDs, vinyl, puzzles, games; Most .25-$3
    • 2 weeks prior to the sale you may schedule an appointment at www.standrews-edwardsville.com
    • Those without computer access can call 618-656-1294
    • You may sign up for half hr. increments, but no more than 6/day (3 hrs). Cancel if you are unable to attend.
    • Masks are required
Effingham, IL

Effingham Public Library
200 N Third
217-342-2464



June
  • Fri 8-2, 30 shoopers at a time. Masks required.
  • Sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions
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

Northwest Bible Baptist Church
9N889 Nesler Rd



Nov 19 - 20
  • Fri 4-8, Sat 9-4
  • 2,500 books; 100% donated; 30% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .50
  • Credit cards accepted
Elmwood Park, IL


Elmwood Park Library
1 Conti Parkway
708-453-7645


Ongoing
  • During Library Hours
  • 3 Bookcases of books
Evergreen Park, IL

Evergreen Park Public Library
9400 S Troy Ave
708-422-8522

April
  • Mon-Thu 9-9, Fri, Sat 9-5
  • Preview: First Day (Sat), $5 fee
  • 2,000 books; 95% donated; 75% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions
  • Some books selected to sell elsewhere
  • Credit cards accepted


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

March
  • Fri 10-4:30, Sat 10-2
  • Preview: Thu 5:30-8:30pm, $5 fee (12 or under free)
  • 8,000+ books; 70% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; most .50-$2; Sat $4/bag
  • All children must be accompanied by parents on all three days.
Forest Park, IL

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

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

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

Ongoing
  • Library hours
Fox River Grove, IL

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

April
  • Fri 9:30-7:30, Sat 9:30-1:30
  • 2,000 books; 75% donated; 75% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-$3; Fri: purchase Library book bag for $10 fill for free; Saturday - $5 disposable plastic grocery bag sale all day
  • Cash preferred - Local checks accepted with DL#, phone # and identification


Ongoing
  • Library hours
Frankfort, IL

Frankfort Public Library
21119 S. Pfeiffer Rd.
(S. side of Rte 30, between Harlem Av & Rte 45)



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

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



Nov 4 - 13; (Next scheduled sale: April 7 - 9, 2022)
  • Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri Sat 10-4, Thu 10-7
  • 60,000 books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; plus CDs, DVDs, music, mags, etc.; .25-$2.50 average


Bookstore
  • Mon-Sat 10-4, Thu 10-7
  • 65,000 books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted
  • All funds go to VOICES of Stephenson County, an organization that assists victims of domestic and sexual abuse.
Galesburg, IL

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

May
  • Sat 9-4, Mon 9-1
  • Preview: Fri 4-7pm, $5 fee (Friends free)
  • 4,000 books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .50 and up; Mon $3/bag
Geneva, IL


Geneva Public Library
227 S Seventh St
630-232-0780


Dec; (Next scheduled sale: June)
  • Thu 5-9pm, Fri 9-5, Sat 9-3
  • 12,000 books; 100% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; Most $1; Sat $10/bag
  • Numbered admittance stickers given out at upstairs Library Circulation Desk starting at 9am for Thursday's 5pm sale opening.
  • Geneva Christmas Walk Sale
Glen Ellyn, IL

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



Nov 13; (Next scheduled sale: Jan 22, 2022); (Next scheduled sale: May 14, 2022)
  • Sat 9-2
  • 5,000 books; 98% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; children's $1; most adult books $2
  • Masks need to be worn by everybody
  • Semi- private shopping appointments also available on select weekdays. Please email the organizer for details. friends@gepl.org


Nov 26
  • Fri 1-4
  • 5,000 books; 97% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .25; hardcovers $1; trade pb $1
  • Held during Holiday Walk


March 19 - 20, 2022
  • Sat 9-2, Sun 1-4
  • Sun $10/bag
  • Masks need to be worn if not vaccinated
  • Semi- private shopping appointments also available on select weekdays. Please email the organizer for details. friends@gepl.org
Glencoe, IL

Glencoe Public Library
320 Park Ave
847-835-5056

(use main entrance)

Nov 13
  • Sat 10-4
  • 95% donated; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions
  • Audiovisualo Sale: Audio Books, CDs and DVDs: $1-$3
  • MASKS REQUIRED


Feb; (Next scheduled sale: June)
  • Sat 9-5, Sun noon-5, Mon 9-noon
  • Preview: Fri 5-8pm, Friends members, Glencoe residents only
  • Thousands of books; 95% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .50-$4; Sun half price, Mon $3/bag


Ongoing
Glenview, IL

Glenview Library Used Book Shop
1930 Glenview Rd.
847-901-5910

Bookstore
  • Library hours
  • Paperbacks .50-$1; hardcovers $1; $1-$5; mags, maps .25, A/V .50-$3
  • Each month various genres are priced half-off
    Some of the more valuable books have been listed online, but are available for purchase at the price listed online, minus postage.
    Store has occasional month-long sales in specific genres.
Granite City, IL

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



June 2 - 4, 2022
  • Fri 4-9, Sat 9-noon
  • Preview: Thu 6-9; $5 fee, Friends free
  • 80% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; children's .50; DVDs .50; Sat $5/bag (provided)
  • 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
Gurnee, IL

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

Bookstore
  • Library hours
Hampshire, IL

Ella's Friends
at Prairie View Garden Center
48W130 Illinois Route 72
847-683-2727



April
  • Fri, Sat, Sun 10-4
  • 4,000 books; 25% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; trade pb .75; children's .50; A/V $1; Sun $5/bag
Harvey, IL

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

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

Eisenhower Public Library
4613 N Oketo Ave

Jan 8, 2022; (Next scheduled sale: Jan 22, 2022)
  • Sat 2-4
  • Paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1
Herrin, IL


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




Nov 13 - 15; (Next scheduled sale: Dec 4 - 6)
  • Sat noon-5, Mon 10-5 (closed Sun)
  • 500 books; 100% donated; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-$3
  • Occasional author visits
Highland Park, IL

Highland Park Public Library
494 Laurel Ave.
847-432-0216

Bookstore
  • Thursdays, Saturdays 10:30-4:30
  • 3,000 books; 50% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; .25-$5
Highland Park, IL

North Suburban Synagogue Beth El
1175 Sheridan Rd
847-432-8900

(Enter through synagogue office doors)


Feb
  • Wed 3-6pm, Thu 10-2, Fri 9-noon
  • Hundreds of books; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks $1; hardcovers $2
Highwood, IL

Highwood Public Library
102 Highwood Ave.
847-433-5404



Ongoing
Hinsdale, IL

Hinsdale Public Library
20 E. Maple St.
630-986-1976

Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • $1-$3
  • 15 shelves constantly restocked
Homewood, IL

Homewood Public Library
17917 Dixie Hwy
708-799-9055

Bookstore
  • Sat 10-4
Huntley, IL

Corner Books
Huntley Area Public Library
11000 Ruth Rd
847-669-5386

Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • Books & A/V materials; .25 & up
  • New material added almost daily
Indian Head Park, IL

Indian Head Park Heritage Center
6250 S. Wolf Rd



Ongoing
  • Sat 10-3, Sun noon-3
  • 400-500 books; 100% donated; not 'picked over'; paperbacks .50, 3/$1; hardcovers $1; DVDs $1.50
Jacksonville, IL

Friends of the Jacksonville Public Library
at York's Antique and Craft Mall
Booth #31
1847 South Main St.



Bookstore
  • Mon-Fri 10-6, Sat 10-5, Sun noon-5
  • 4,000 books; 100% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; .50-$3
Jerseyville, IL

Jerseyville Public Library
105 N Liberty St
618-498-9514

Dec 7; (Next scheduled sale: Jan 4, 2022); (Next scheduled sale: May 3, 2022)
  • Tue 8:30am-8:30pm
  • $3/bag


April
  • Fri, Sat 9-2
  • Preview: Thu 3-7 $2 fee
  • 5,000 books; 98% donated; 45% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-$2; Sat $3/bag (provided)


Ongoing
  • Library hours - Mon-Thu 8:30am-8:30pm, Fri, Sat 8:30-5, Sun 1-4
  • Occasional monthly specials. Nov: Coookbooks. Dec: Gift quality
Johnsburg, IL


Johnsburg Public Library
3000 N Johnsburg Rd
815-344-0077

(2 blocks north of Chapel Hill Rd)


Nov 1 - 6; (Next scheduled sale: June)
  • Mon-Thu 9:30-8:30, Fri 9:30-4:30, Sat 9:30-2:30
  • 10,000+ books; 90% donated; 50% hardcover; includes, movies, music; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; children's .50; A/V $1
Kaneville, IL

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



Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • Paperbacks .25; hardcovers $1; trade pb .50; children's .25
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 Zurich, IL

Ela Area Library
275 Mohawk Trail
847-438-3433

Ongoing
Lanark, IL

Friends of Lanark Public Library
Twice Sold Tales
Unique Mall
504 Illinois Rte 64
815-493-6366

Bookstore
  • Tue-Fri 9-5, Sat 9-noon
  • 10,000+ books; 100% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; paperbacks .50, 3/$1; hardcovers $1; like new books $2-$5; VHS 10/$1, audiobooks .50, DVDs $1
  • Not picked over. No restrictions. 100+ titles added weekly. Cash only
Lansing, IL

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



Jan 8, 2022; (Next scheduled sale: Feb 12, 2022)
  • Sat 9-10
  • 13,000 books; 75% donated; 70% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; plud VFd, FBFd, mshd; $5 Cash entry fee per adult buys unlimited books. (Bring your own bags to supplement our limited bag supply)
  • Cash Only - Everything must go
  • There are no children's titles left.
Lemont, IL

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



Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • no buyer restrictions
Lincolnshire, IL

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

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

Lake Villa District Library
140 N. Munn Rd
847-356-7711

Nov 6
  • Sat 9:30-3:30
  • not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; Sat 2pm: $5/bag
Lisle, IL


Lisle Library
777 Front St.
630 971-1675




May
  • Fri 9:30-7:30, Sat 9:30-5
  • Preview: Thu 9:30-7:30, $2 fee
  • 20% donated; 80% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions
Macomb, IL

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



June 24 - 25, 2022
  • Fri, Sat 9-4
  • Preview: Thu 4-5:30, Friends; join at door $10. First 10 books half price
  • 6,000 books; 95% donated; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; plluse 1,000 media: CDs, DVDs, audio books; paperbacks .75 & up; hardcovers $2
  • Heritage Days
Marengo, IL

Marengo-Union Library
19714 E. Grant Hwy
815-568-8236

Bookstore
  • Mon-Thu 9-8, Fri, Sat 9-5, Sun (Sep-May) 1-3
  • 5,000 books; 50% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; paperbacks .25; hardcovers .50; children's .10; CDs, DVDs, audiobooks $1
  • Not picked over; no restrictions
Marine, IL

Charles Gravius Memorial Library
202 E. Silver St.



Feb; (Next scheduled sale: May)
  • Fri 8-6
  • 800 books; 100% donated; 30% hardcover; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25 each or $2/plastic bag (bags provided)
Mascoutah, IL

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

April
  • Fri 8-6, Sat 8-4, Mon 10-7 (closed Sun)
  • 3,500 books; 90% donated; 65% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; Fri everything $1; Sat .50, (children's 2/.25); Mon $3/bag
Matteson, IL

Matteson Public Library
801 S. School Ave
708-748-4431

Ongoing
  • Library hours
McHenry, IL

McHenry Public Library
809 Front St
815-385-0036

North Parking Lot, Entrance B


May
  • Sat 9-5, Sun noon-4
  • Preview: Thu prior 6-9pm, Friends always must be members by the end of the month prior to the sale to attend the preview; you may NOT join at door*
  • 30,000 books; 85% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; trade pb $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 5, 2022; (Next scheduled sale: June)
  • Sat 9-3
  • 800 books; 90% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted


Ongoing
  • Mon-Thu 9-8, Fri, Sat 9-5
Mokena, IL

Mokena Community Public Library
11327 W 195th St
708-479-9663

Jan; (Next scheduled sale: May)
  • Fri noon-5, Sat 9:30-3
  • Preview: Fri 11-noon, Sat 9:930, Friends; join at door
  • 2,000 books; 100% donated; 75% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $1
Moline, IL


Moline Public Library
3210 41st St




Bookstore
  • Mon 10-6 Tue 10-6, Wed-Sat 10-4
Morton Grove, IL

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

Ongoing
Mount Prospect, IL

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



Oct; (Next scheduled sale: Jan)

Watch this spot for the next great sale!
Mundelein, IL

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

Jan 8 - 9, 2022; (Next scheduled sale: Feb 12 - 13, 2022)
  • Sat 10-4:30, Sun 1-4:30
  • 6,000 books; 85% donated; 70% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; plus videos, cassettes, CDs, LPs, books on CD; children's .25 & up; adult .50 & up; A/V as marked


Ongoing
  • Library hours
Naperville, IL

AAUW - Naperville Area
at Washington Jr. High School
201 N. Washington Street
Naperville, IL 60540



June

Watch this spot for the next great sale!
Naperville, IL

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



May 26 - 28, 2022
  • Fri 10-7, Sat 10-1
  • Preview: Thu 4-7 pm, $5 fee
  • 5,000 books; 90% donated; 80% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $5/bag
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
North Riverside, IL


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


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

Northbrook Public Library
1201 Cedar Lane
847-272-6224

Ongoing
Oak Brook, IL

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



April

Watch this spot for 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
O'Fallon, IL

O'Fallon Public Library
120 Civic Plaza
618-632-3783



Oct 28 - Nov 1
  • Thu 9-8, Fri 9-5, Sat 9-4, Sun 1-5, Mon 9-8
  • Thousands of books; 70% donated; sorted; no buyer restrictions; Most items $1 or less. Bag sale for kids' books $3/bag
  • Books removed to sell online
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Masks may be required depending on state and local COVID-19 mandates. Please bring your mask with you.
Orland Park, IL

Orland Park Public Library
14921 S Ravinia Ave
708-428-5100

Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • 100% donated; sorted; paperbacks .25; hardcovers $1

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Palatine, IL


Palatine Public Library
700 N. North Court
847-358-5881 x 149

Nov 12 - 14
  • Presented by Palatine Friends of the Library
  • November 12-14, 2021
    • Friday 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
    • $5.00 entry fee
    • Friends members free
  • Saturday 9:30 am to 4:00 pm
    • Free admission
  • Sunday 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm
    • Free admission
    • Half-Price Day!
  • MORE THAN 15,000 ITEMS!
    • 100% donated. No library discards.
    • Sorted into many categories
  • Books! A/V! Artist's Prints!
  • Special Features:
    • Large selection of unopened DVD's and BluRays
    • Art books from the estate of artist Nancy Fortunato
    • Collection of 78 and 45 LPS
  • Specials Room
    • Rare and Gift quality books. Individually priced.
    • Must be purchased and bagged in the same room.
  • Great prices!
    • Paperbacks $.50, softcover $1.00, hardcover $1.50, children's $.50
    • Records $.25, CDs & DVDs $1.50, BluRays $3.00 - or as marked
    • Cash or check. No credit cards.
  • Guidelines for sale days:
    • MASKS REQUIRED!
    • No Strollers in sale rooms
    • Books cannot be set aside for later consideration.
    • Electronic devices are not allowed.
  • Don't miss this well-organized, well-run sale!!
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
  • Sat 10-5, Sun noon-4, Mon-Fri 9-9
  • Books, movies, CDs, audiobooks
  • Always adding new selections.
Park Forest, IL

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



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


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


May 7 - 8, 2022
  • Sat 9-3, Sun noon-2
  • Preview: Fri 4-7pm, Friends; join at door
  • 7,000 books; 50% donated; 80% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .50-$5


Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • Books, DVDs, CDs, mags; Individually priced
  • Book Nook is also now open with bargain items.
  • Honor system: payment Please place cash or check in drop box located just outside the Quiet Reading Room doors.
Pecatonica, IL

Pecatonica Public Library
400 W. 7th



Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • 500 books; 95% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; .50-$2
Pekin, IL

Pekin Public Library
301 South 4th St
309-347-7111



Bookstore
  • Library hours
  • 2,000 books
Peoria, IL

Alpha Park Public Library
3527 Airport Rd.
309-697-3822

Ongoing
Peoria, IL

Peoria Park District Noble Center
1125 W. Lake Ave.
309-681-2681

(Book Court: Lobby and Lower Level)


Bookstore
  • Mon-Fri 8:30-4:30
  • 3,000 books
Peoria, IL

Peoria Public Library
107 N.E. Monroe St.
309-497-2141



Ongoing
  • Mon, Tue, Wed, Sat noon-4
Peru, IL

Peru Public Library
1409 11th. St
815-223-0229

Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • 3,500 books; 90% donated; 20% hardcover; sorted; .25-$2
Plano, IL

Plano Community Library
15 W North St
630-552-2009

April
  • Fri 10-6, Sat 10-4, Mon-Thu 10-8, Fri 10-6, Sat 10-4
  • 3,000 books; 80% donated; 80% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; DVDs, VHS & audiocassettes free
  • Credit cards accepted
Princeton, IL

Princeton Public Library
698 E Peru St
815-875-1331

Nov 11 - 13
  • Thu 10-6, Fri 10-5, Sat 10-2
  • 8,000 books; 95% donated; 70% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .50-$4
Quincy, IL

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



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


Unitarian Church
1479 Hampshire St.
217-222-5468


April
  • Sat 8-4
  • 550 books
Red Bud, IL

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

May 6 - 21, 2022
  • Fri 12:30-4:30, Sat 10-2
  • 400 books; 90% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-$2


Ongoing
Ridge Farm, IL

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

Ongoing
  • Tue-Fri 2-7, Sat 9-2
Rockford, IL

Rockford Public Library
214 N Church St
815-965-7606

Bookstore
  • Mon-Thu noon-6, Fri 10-4, closed Sat, Sun
  • .25-$3
  • Some books sold online. No restrictions
Rockford, IL

Friends of Rockford Public Library
East Branch Shop
6685 East State St
815-966-2788



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

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Rolling Meadows, IL


Rolling Meadows Library
3110 Martin Lane
847-259-6050

Nov 11 - 14

  • FRIENDS OF THE ROLLING MEADOWS LIBRARY FALL BOOK SALE
  • Featuring over 10,000 BOOKS!
    • Books donated from the community and from the library
  • The sale also includes Lots of audio/visual items
  • November 11 to 14, 2021
  • Pre-Sale ($5 entrance fee - all may attend)
    • Thursday, 9:00 AM to Noon
  • Regular Sale (no entrance fee)
    • Thursday Noon to 7:30 PM
    • Friday, 9:00 AM to 7:30 PM
    • Saturday, 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
    • Sunday, 1:00 to 4:00 PM
  • These books were NOT picked over. NO buyer restrictions
  • Sorted into categories for easy shopping
  • Great Prices
    • Hardcover books (75% are hardcover) $1; Paperbacks .50
    • DVD's $2, CD's $1
    • Some items specially priced
  • Sale will be held at the upper level Community Room of the Rolling Meadows Library
  • As a non-profit organization, we provide funds to the library for special equipment, programs and events of interest, not only to Rolling Meadows patrons but also to the surrounding communities.
  • Visit the Friends web site


Bookstore
  • Library hours
  • Paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; children's .25-.50
Roselle, IL

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

April
  • Sat 9:30-3:30, Sun 1-4
  • 3,000 books; 100% donated; 90% hardcover; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .25; hardcovers $1; children's .25


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 S 6th Ave
630-584-0076

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

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

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


Lincoln Public Library
326 S 7th St
217-753-4900 x 5602




Jan
  • Sat 10-2
  • Preview: Fri 4-6pm, Friends; join at door
  • 2,500 books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $2; CDs, DVDs, Xbox, WII games $1


June
  • Sat 10-2
  • 10,000 books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .50-$2
Sterling, IL

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

April
  • Sat 9-noon
  • 1,000 books; 50% donated; 80% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; children's .50; adult $1, A/V $1
Stickney, IL

Stickney-Forest View Library
6800 W. 43rd St
708-749-1050

Ongoing
  • Mon-Thu 9-8, Fri 9-5, Sat 9-3
  • 150 books; 85% donated; 20% hardcover; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; 3/$1
Troy, IL

Tri-Township Public Library
209 S. Main St.
618-667-9806

Nov 5; (Next scheduled sale: Nov 20)
  • 9-noon
  • 3,000 books; 90% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .10-$2
Union, IL

McHenry County Historical Society
6422 Main St
815-923-2267

July 10, 2022
  • Sun 10-4
  • Thousands of books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; Hundreds of vintage books $5 and up, sorted by decades
  • Rare Books Silent Auction
  • Part of Heritage Fair featuring a car show, antiques auction, plant sale, free museum, children's entertainment
Urbana, IL

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



Nov; (Next scheduled sale: April)
  • Fri, Sat 9-5:30, Sun 1-4:30
  • Preview: Thu 5-8:30pm, Friends; join at door $10 beginning at 3pm. Line forms at 4pm. No electronic devices at preview.
  • Thousands of books; 99% donated; sorted; plus CDs, DVDs, books on CD; Most $1 or less; Sat: Half Price; Sun: all books free
  • No scanners on preview night. Scanners may be used at regular sale, beginning Fri 9am.
  • During sale set up, books may be purchased by Friends only. (No dealers allowed to help set up.)
  • Cash or checks only


Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • Year round selection of used books in Friends Cafe, $2 each
Urbana, IL

IMC Books To Prisoners
Independent Media Center
202 S Broadway
217-708-4608

April
  • Sat 9-6
  • 8,000 books; 100% donated; 30% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $2; trade pb $1; children's .25-$1
  • We do remove some for online sales, but not systematically nor with an eye to what collectors would want. We pull textbooks under 5 years old because we can get more money from them.
  • Credit cards accepted
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, 309-444-7621

April
  • Fri 1-5, Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5, Mon 9-6, Tue 9-8
  • 3,000 books; 65% donated; 33% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; Fri, Sat $1 each; Sun .50 each, Mon $3/bag, Tue free or donation
Waukegan, IL

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



April

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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

Nov 6 - 7
  • Sat 8-1, Sun 11-1
  • 2,500+ books; 100% donated; sorted; not 'picked over'; Sun 1/2 price sale
  • Masks required
Wheeling, IL

Indian Trails Public Library
355 S Schoenbeck Rd
847-459-4100

Jan
  • Sat 9-4:30, Sun noon-3
  • 6,000 books; 75% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; plus CDs, DVDs; paperbacks $1; hardcovers $2; children's .25; DVDs $1; Sun $5/bag (books only); bags provided
Wilmette, IL

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



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

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

(Annex -West bldg)

June
  • Sat 8-2. Due to Covid health guidelines, shoppers will need to sign up to shop via Sign Up Genius. Contact Jennifer Baker to be added to the distribution list: JenniferHBaker@hotmail.com
  • Preview: Tue before 10-noon, 25% markup
  • 10,000 books; 100% donated; 75% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $2-$5
  • All shoppers must wear masks
  • Rummage sale
Winnetka, IL

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

May
  • Thu 7-3
  • Thousands of books
Wood River, IL

Wood River Public Library
326 E Ferguson Ave
618-254-4832

May 5 - 7, 2022
  • Thu 5-8pm, Fri, Sat 9-5
  • 5,000 books; 50% donated; 80% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .25; hardcovers .50; children's .25; CDs, DVDs $1, BluRay $2, mags .10
Woodstock, IL

Woodstock Public Library
414 W Judd St
815-338-0542

Bookstore
  • Mon-Thu 10-7, Fri-Sat 10-5
  • 3,000 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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Baton Rouge, LA


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




March 17 - 20, 2022

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Bethesda, MD


HUGE Book Sale
Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School PTSA
4301 East-West Highway




March 12 - 13, 2022
  • Over 75,000 Quality Used Books!!
  • Hardcover and Paperback Books and Audiobooks
  • Carefully sorted into over 60 different categories including: Biography, Foreign Language, Science Fiction, Mystery/Thriller, Finance, Vintage, Travel, a huge children's section and lots more!
  • March 12 and 13, 2022
    • Saturday, 10:00 a.m. til 5:00 p.m. 
    • Sunday, 10:00 a.m. til 3:00 p.m.
  • Great prices: Most books priced between $1.00 and $3.00
    • Sunday Special: Fill one of our bags for $10.00 
    • Cash, checks or credit cards accepted ($20 min.)
  • Cafe and musical entertainment both days
  • Something for everyone at this well-organized sale!
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Clinton Township, MI


Clinton-Macomb Public Library
40900 Romeo Plank Rd.
586-226-5004



Oct 28 - 30
  • Pre-Holiday Sale!
  • Our Quality Book Section is overloaded!
  • This sale features 4,500 of our VERY BEST items only!
    • 85% Donated; 60% Hardcover
    • Great Prices: $3.00 - $20.00
  • Welcome to a most pleasant browsing and buying experience!
    • Books are sorted into categories making shopping easy!
    • The sale will be held in the big auditorium
  • October 28 to 30
    • Thursday, 9:30am - 8pm
    • Friday, 9:30am - 5pm
    • Saturday, 9:30am - 5pm
  • Get your Holiday Shopping done early! Skip the Malls!

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Livonia, MI

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

May 15 - 22, 2022

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