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October, 2018
5-20Red Bud
13-17Gainesville, FLBig Sale
17-21Lexington, KYBig Sale
18-20Collinsville
18-22Des Moines, IABig Sale
18-20East Dundee
18-21Golden, COBig Sale
18-22St. Joseph, MOBig Fall Sale!
19-21DeKalb
19-20Gillespie
19-21Mount ProspectBig Sale
19-21North Riverside
19-21PalatineExceptional
19-25Washington
19-20WaukeganBig Sale
20-21Cary
20-28Cherry Valley
20-21McHenry
20Troy
21Edwardsville
21Lansing, MIBooks and Paper
25-27Lisle
27-28Arlington Heights
?Galesburg
?Mattoon
?Peoria
?Vandalia
?Western Springs
?Winnetka
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Future Sales

November, 2018
1-3Freeport
1-4Greenwich, CTExceptional
1-4NormalExceptional
2-4Cedar Rapids, IAFall Book Sale!
2-3Coralville, IABig Sale
2-3Edwardsville
2Troy
3Colfax
3Lemont
3Morrison
3-4O'Fallon
3-4Ottawa
5-10Green Bay, WIHUGE BOOK SALE
6Jerseyville
8-11AlgonquinExceptional
9-17Indianapolis, INCheck This
10Batavia
10Decatur
10Glen Ellyn
10Harwood Heights
10Lansing
10-11Mundelein
10NormalQUALITY!
10Schaumburg
13-14Elgin
15-18Rolling MeadowsBig Sale
16-18Antioch
16-19Urbana
17Troy
23Glen Ellyn
24Effingham
24Harwood Heights

December, 2018
1Colfax
1Des Plaines
1-3Herrin
1-2Ottawa
4Jerseyville
6-8Geneva
7-10Terre Haute, INHoliday Sale
7Troy
8Batavia
8Decatur
8Harwood Heights
8Lansing
8-9Mundelein
8Rockford
11-12Elgin
15Troy
22Harwood Heights
?Palos Heights

January, 2019
1Jerseyville
4Troy
5Colfax
5-6Ottawa
8-9Elgin
12Batavia
12Decatur
12Harwood Heights
12Lansing
12-13Mundelein
12Schaumburg
19ArthurAuction
19Glen Ellyn
19Troy
24-26Baton Rouge, LABig Sale
25-26Crystal Lake
26Harwood Heights
?Springfield

February, 2019
1-2Edwardsville
1Troy
2-3Arlington Heights
2Colfax
2-4Herrin
2Midlothian
2-3Ottawa
5Jerseyville
8-9Alton
9Batavia
9Decatur
9Harwood Heights
9Lansing
9-10Mundelein
12-13Elgin
16Troy
23Harwood Heights
?Anna
?Beecher
?Breese
?Creve Coeur, MOBig Sale
?Glencoe
?Kennett Square, PABig Sale

March, 2019
1Troy
2Colfax
2-3Ottawa
5Jerseyville
9Batavia
9Decatur
9Harwood Heights
9Lansing
9-10Mundelein
9Schaumburg
12-13Elgin
13-16Jefferson City, MOOver 200,000 Items!
16-17Glen Ellyn
16Troy
21-24Fond du Lac, WI58th Annual Sale
23Harwood Heights
?Bloomingdale
?Carbondale
?East Dundee
?Fairview Heights
?Normal
?Paris

April, 2019
2Jerseyville
5Troy
6Colfax
6-8Herrin
6-7Ottawa
6Sterling
9-10Elgin
13Batavia
13Decatur
13Harwood Heights
13Lansing
13-14Mundelein
17Charleston
20Troy
25-27Lisle
27-28Arlington Heights
27Harwood Heights
27Quincy
?Belvidere
?Cary
?Chicago (Blackstone)
?Collinsville
?DeKalb
?Fox River Grove
?Hampshire
?Jerseyville
?Mascoutah
?North Riverside
?Oak Brook
?Roselle
?Saint Charles
?Urbana
?Urbana
?Washington
?Western Springs

May, 2019
2-4Wood River
3-4Charleston
3-4Edwardsville
3-18Red Bud
3Troy
4Colfax
4-5Ottawa
4-5Park Ridge
7Jerseyville
10-11Alton
11Batavia
11Decatur
11Glen Ellyn
11Harwood Heights
11Lansing
11-12Mundelein
11Schaumburg
14-15Elgin
18Troy
23-25Nashville
25Harwood Heights
30-6/1Granite City
?Belleville
?Galesburg
?Glen Ellyn
?Winnetka

June, 2019
1Colfax
1-3Herrin
1Midlothian
1-2Ottawa
4Jerseyville
7Troy
8Decatur
8Harwood Heights
8Lansing
8-9Mundelein
11-12Elgin
15Troy
21-22Macomb
22Harwood Heights
?Anna
?Chicago
?Chicago
?Downers Grove
?Effingham
?Geneva
?Glen Ellyn
?Glencoe
?Johnsburg
?Naperville
?Springfield
?Winnetka

July, 2019
2Jerseyville
5Troy
6Colfax
6-7Ottawa
9-10Elgin
13Batavia
13Decatur
13Glen Ellyn
13Harwood Heights
13Lansing
13-14Mundelein
13Schaumburg
14Union
20Troy
25-28Chicago
27Harwood Heights
?Bourbonnais

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Golden, CO



Friends of the Jefferson County Public Library
at Jefferson County Fairgrounds
15200 W. 6th Avenue
303-403-5075

A Whale of a Sale





Oct 18 - 21
  • Friends of the Jefferson County Public Library's Annual
    • 2018 FALL WHALE OF A USED BOOK SALE!
  • 80,000 BOOKS
    • Hardbounds, Paperbacks
    • Children's and Teen Books
    • CDs, DVDs, Records, Tapes, Maps
  • Separated into over 30 nonfiction and fiction categories
  • 60% Donated
  • Curiosity Corner: Hundreds of vintage & better books!
  • Great Prices:
    • Hardbound $3, Paperbacks $1 to $2, Children's .50 to $1
    • Music CDs $1, Audiobooks $3, DVDs $2.50
    • Sunday is Bag Day (be eco-friendly - bring your own grocery size cloth bag)
  • October 18-21 2018
  • Friends Preview
    • Thursday 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Not a member yet? Purchase your $15 membership at door
  • General Public Days
    • Friday: Early admission from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. $10 - beat the crowd
      • Free admission 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    • Saturday: Free admission 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
      • Prices half off for Friends, Jeffco Employees and educators
    • Sunday: Free admission 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
      • Bag Day. Bags starting at $6
  • www.jeffcolibraryfoundation.org
  • Proceeds benefit children's and teen literacy programs funded by the Jefferson County Library Foundation

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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 to the sale is behind the church, beside 55 William St West)


Nov 1 - 4
  • 4 Day Book & Media Sale
  • Over 30 categories of quality fiction and nonfiction books more than 25,000 to choose from
    • More than 1,000 DVDs, CDs, Audiobooks to choose from all priced at $1 - less than the price of streaming a song or a movie!
    • Especially HUGE collections of: Finance/business publications Math and science books
    • Large Collection of Art Books
    • Leather bound Britannica Encyclopedias - perfect for the decorators' shelves
    • An entire room of Children's Books priced at $1.00 or less
    • Large assortment of gift worthy specials all priced at $10
  • CDs DVDs and Audiobooks all priced at just $1
  • CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED!
  • This sale is an incredible bargain - with all of the books of each type priced the same...unlike other sales that price books individually! What a deal!
  • Thursday November 1 - Sunday November 4
  • Preview Sale:
    • THURSDAY November 1, 5:00pm to 8:00pm - $20 Admission
  • General Sale:
    • FRIDAY November 2, 5:00pm to 8:00pm - Avoid the weekend rush! Free Admission
  • General Sale:
    • SATURDAY November 3, 9:00am to 4:00pm - Free Admission
  • Bag & Box Sale
    • SUNDAY November 4, 12:00 to 4:00pm - Free Admission
  • Books are not picked over and there are no buyer restrictions.
  • For info/questions, contact Byram Shubert Library (203) 531-0426
  • 2 minutes from I-95 CT Exit 2. Sale located in basement of St Paul Church (Entrance beside 55 William St West)
  • All proceeds benefit the Friends of Byram Shubert Library who sponsors over 80 library programs each year that are free to the community

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Gainesville, FL


Friends of the Library Book House
430 North Main St.
352-375-1676
www.folacld.org

(Across from Sun Trust Bank)

Oct 13 - 17
  • Largest Book Sale of its kind in Florida!
    • Celebrating Our 64th Year 1954-2018
  • Over Half a Million ITEMS!
    • Books
    • CDs, LPs
    • Games, Puzzles
    • DVDs, Audio, Video
    • Paintings, posters, prints
    • Magazines
  • October 13 to 17, 2018
    • Saturday October 13, 9am to 6pm
    • Sunday, October 14, Noon to 6pm
    • Monday, October 15, Noon to 6pm
    • Tuesday, October 16, Noon to 6pm, everything 1/2 price
    • Wednesday, October 17, Noon to 6pm, everything 10 cents
  • 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
    • Cash or check only - no plastic (an ATM is close by)
  • Items sorted into 60 categories, including books, comics, manga, artwork, posters, puzzles, DVDs, vinyl records, sheet music
  • Collector's Corner is one of the areas that sets this sale apart. It contains a selection of art, first editions, signed and rare books. Open Saturday to Tuesday only.
    • Click here  to see a list of some highlights of many special items we'll be offering in the Collector's Corner during the coming sale.
    • Also in Collector’s Corner: maps, vintage magazines, ephemera, post cards, stamps, genealogy reference books, vintage children’s books, pop-up books, and other collectible items.
  • 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!
  • 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 for Book Sale Procedures
  • Friends of the Library encourage shoppers to bring your own bags or boxes
  • Follow us facebook.com/FOLACLD and twitter.com/FOLACLD
  • For more information visit www.folacld.org or call 352-375-1676

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Cedar Rapids, IA

Fall Book Sale!
Friends of Cedar Rapids Public Library
at Cherry Bldg
329 10th Ave SE



Nov 2 - 4
  • Friends of the Cedar Rapids Public Library
  • Fall Book Sale
  • 2 Floors of Books and Media!
  • November 2 to 4, 2018
    • Friday, November 2 - 12:00 to 9:00
    • Saturday, November 3 - 10:00 to 6:00
    • Sunday, November 4 - 10:00 to 4:00
      • Sunday is the box sale
  • Books of all genre - excellent selection of children's, fiction, nonfiction and vintage books
    • Most books $1.00 - $2.00
    • Sunday - fill a box
      • $8.00 small box, $16.00 large box
  • Excellent Collectible Section with individually priced books
  • Holding area for large purchases
  • Free Admission
  • We accept cash, checks and credit card
  • Proceeds from the sale are used to support library programs

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Coralville, IA


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

Nov 2 - 3
  • FRIENDS OF CORALVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY PRESENT ANOTHER GREAT BOOK SALE!
  • Offering buyers a broad range of reading material!
    • Friday 1:30 to 5:30
    • Saturday 9:00 to 3:00
  • Members get in an hour early, at 12:30 pm, on Friday for first pick at the sales.
  • Presenting OVER 8,000 BOOKS!
    • 75% donated. 25% library withdrawals.
    • 60% hardcover; sorted by type.
  • Great Prices:
    • Most hardcover books $2.00 on Friday & $1.00 on Saturday
    • Most paperback books $1.00 on Friday & $ .50 on Saturday
    • Audiovisual materials are 50 cents and children's books are 25 cents both days
  • Unless otherwise noted, all books for sale range from VERY GOOD to PRISTINE!
  • Large variety of hard cover & paperback books ranging from good to very good condition in FREE section
  • Also: FREE books area of lesser quality ranging from poor to good
  • More information about Friends Book Sales
  • To reach the library: From I-80 take the Coralville 1st Avenue exit (242), go south to the 5th St. intersection (there is a traffic light), turn right and go 11 blocks. The library is on your right. Just follow the new parking ramp signs.
  • Area sights: Amana Colonies, University of Iowa athletics & museums, Herbert Hoover Museum & Presidential Library, Devonian Fossil Gorge
  • Watch for the next great sale February 1 and 2, 2019!

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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 18 - 22
  • 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!
  • Shop Thousands of New and Used Items
    • Books!
    • CDs!
    • Puzzles!
    • Games - and more!
  • Shop 45,000 sq. feet of space. Click Here for Floor Map and Categories
  • One of a kind collectibles area
  • October 18 to 22, 2018
  • Opening Night
    • Thursday 3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    • *Admission is just $10 on opening night and is free all other days.
  • Free Admission
    • Friday October 19,  9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    • Saturday October 20, 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    • Sunday October 21, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    • Monday October 22, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Cash, checks and credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, Discover, American Express) accepted
  • All books are available. No pre-sales allowed
  • Convenient shopping: Shopping carts and baskets available, holding area provided for large purchases.
  • If you have questions, please call 515-235-0414 or e-mail booksale@ppheartland.org
  • Free parking. See Map of Fairgrounds
  • Proceeds from the book sale support Planned Parenthood of the Heartland's education and outreach programs, which provide medically accurate, age-appropriate health and sexuality education programs to young people and adults.

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Algonquin, IL



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


Nov 8 - 11
  • Summer 2018 Book Sale!
  • More Than 30,000 Books
    • 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 $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!
  • July 12 to 15, 2018
  • 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



Feb 8 - 9, 2019; May 10 - 11, 2019
  • Fri 9-7, Sat 9-3
  • 25,000 books; 80% donated; 55% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .25; hardcovers .50
Anna, IL


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


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

Antioch Library Friends
757 Main St
847-395-0874

Nov 16 - 18
  • Fri, Sat 9-4:30, Sun 1-4:30
  • Preview: Thu 5-8:30pm, Friends; join at door
  • Thousands of books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; plus CDs, DVDs; paperbacks .25; hardcovers $2; trade pb $1; children's .25-.50; Sun $5/bag


Ongoing
  • Library hours
Arlington Heights, IL

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

Oct 27 - 28; April 27 - 28, 2019
  • 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 2 - 3, 2019
  • 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

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Arthur, IL


ABC SHOP Used Book Auction
at Otto Center
2058 CR 1800E
1/2 mile south of
Arthur, IL 61911
217-543-2655



Jan 19, 2019
  • ABC SHOP presents
    • Second Annual Used Book Auction
  • Third Saturday of January -  January 19, 2019
    • Auction begins at 9:00 AM
  • Auction by Westfork Auctions, LLC
  • 600 to 800 lots of used books
    • Catalogued by lot
  • Books selected for reading and reference value:
    • Childrens
    • True stories
    • History
    • Biography
    • Religious
    • Humor
    • Old and collectible fiction
    • Sets
    • Anabaptist
  • To view catalog and pictures, visit auctionzip.com, auction ID 38360
  • or the following URL:
  • Dealers Welcome!
  • (217) 543-2655. abcshop@agapemail.com
Aurora, IL

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

Ongoing
  • Library hours
Barrington, IL

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

Ongoing
  • Mon-Thu 9-8, Fri, Sat 9-6, Sun noon-6
Batavia, IL

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



Nov 10; Dec 8; Jan 12, 2019; Feb 9, 2019; March 9, 2019; April 13, 2019; May 11, 2019; July 13, 2019
  • Sat 9:15-4. The fire marshal limits shoppers to 36 at a time; numbers given out at 8:45.
  • 10,000 books; 90% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; plus media, collectibles, coffee table, first eds, etc.; paperbacks .50-$1; hardcovers $1; children's .50; DVDs $1
  • Some books removed & sold online


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

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

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

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



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

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



April
  • 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
Berwyn, IL


Berwyn Public Library
2701 Harlem Ave
708-795-8000 x3020


Ongoing
  • Library hours
Bethany, IL

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

Ongoing
  • Library hours
Bloomingdale, IL

Bloomingdale Public Library
101 Fairfield Way
630-529-3120



March
  • Sat 9-4, Sun 1-4
  • Sorted; no buyer restrictions; plus CDs, DVDs, eReaders, LPs, etc.; $1 each or $7/bag; Sun .50 each or $3/bag


Ongoing
Blue Island, IL

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

Ongoing
  • Library hours
Bourbonnais, IL

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

July
  • Fri 9-3, Sat 9-1
  • Preview: Thu 4:30-8pm, Friends; join at door
  • 2,000 books; 70% donated; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; DVDs $1; Sat bag sale, using $5 library book tote
Breese, IL

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



Feb
  • Thu 10-11am, $6 fee; 11-8pm, $3 fee; then Free admission on Fri- 10-7, Sat 10-5, Sun 9-noon
  • 30,000+ books; 40% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; Fri 3-7 and all day Sat half-price; Sun 9-10:30 $3/brown bag (supplied); Sun 10:30-noon 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 summer)
Calumet City, IL

Calumet City Public Library
660 Manistee Ave.
708-862-6220

Ongoing
Carbondale, IL

Carbondale Public Library
at Brush bldg. in Library parking lot
405 West Main St
618-457-0354

(Enter parking lot on Monroe St)

March
  • Sat 8-3, Sun 1-4
  • Preview: Fri 4-6pm, Friends; join at door
  • 60,000 books; 60% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; .50-$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


Oct 20 - 21; April
  • Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5
  • 75% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; books, audio, video, CDs, books on tape & books on CD; paperbacks .50-$1; hardcovers $1; children's .25; Sun $5/bag (bags provided)
  • Special pricing for teachers with current I.D. Non-profits with ID contact chairperson during sale if interested in books after sale.
Champaign, IL

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

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

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

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


April 17, 2019
  • Wed 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
217-345-4913



May 3 - 4, 2019
  • 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

Oct 20 - 28
  • Mon-Thu 9-8, Fri, Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5
  • Preview: Fri prior noon-3, $5 fee, Friends free; join at door
  • 4,000 books; 90% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; .25-$2; last Sat Half-price, last Sun $2/bag
  • Some books removed for sale online
  • Scarecrow Festival in downtown Cherry Valley
Chicago, IL

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

July 25 - 28, 2019
  • 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
at Noble-Seymour-Crippen House
5624 N Newark Ave.
773-631-4633

(3 blks w of Nagle Ave)


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

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



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

Chicago Book and Paper Fair
Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association (MWABA)
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, IL


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




Bookstore
  • Wed-Sun 10-4
Chicago, IL

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



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

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

Ongoing
Chicago (Blackstone), IL

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



April
  • Sat 9:30-3
  • Sorted; not 'picked over'; .50-$2
Chicago (Douglass), IL

Douglass Branch Library
3353 W 13th St
312-747-3725

Ongoing
Chicago (Gerber/Hart), IL

Gerber/Hart Library
1127 W Granville Ave
773-381-8030



Ongoing
  • Library hours
Chicago (Hamlin Park), IL

Hamlin Park Branch Library
2205 W. Belmont
312-744-0166

Ongoing
Chicago (King), IL

King Branch Library
3436 S. King Dr.
312-747-7543

Ongoing
Chicago (North Austin), IL

North Austin Branch Library
5724 W. North Ave
312-746-4233

Ongoing
Chicago (Oriole Park), IL

Oriole Park Branch Library
5201 N. Oketo
312-744-1965

Ongoing
Chicago (Roden), IL


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




Ongoing
  • Library hours
Chicago (Scottsdale), IL

Scottsdale Branch Library
4101 W. 79th St.
312-747-0193

Ongoing
Chicago (Sherman Park), IL

Sherman Park Branch Library
5440 S. Racine
312-747-0477

Ongoing
Chicago (South Shore), IL

South Shore Branch Library
2505 E. 73rd Street
312-747-5281

Ongoing
Chicago (Southeast), IL

Southeast Branch Library
1934 E. 79th St.
312-747-7177

Ongoing
Chicago (Uptown), IL

Uptown Branch Library
929 W. Buena
312-744-8400

Ongoing
Chicago (West Addison), IL

West Addison Branch Library
7536 W. Addison
312-746-4704

Ongoing
Chicago (West Belmont), IL

West Belmont Branch Library
3104 N. Narragensett
312-746-5142

Ongoing
Chicago Ridge, IL

Chicago Ridge Public Library
10400 S. Oxford Ave.
708-423-7753

Ongoing
  • Library hours
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)




Nov 3; Dec 1; Jan 5, 2019; Feb 2, 2019; March 2, 2019; April 6, 2019; May 4, 2019; June 1, 2019; July 6, 2019
  • 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

Oct 18 - 20; April
  • Fri 9-5, Sat 9-1
  • Preview: Thu 5-8pm, $5 fee
  • 4,000 books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $5/bag, $10/box
Crystal Lake, IL

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



Jan 25 - 26, 2019
  • Fri 9-7, Sat 9-4
  • Preview: Wed prior 3-7 pm, Friends; join at door $5
  • 10,000+ books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; children's .50; adult books $1
  • Credit cards accepted
Crystal Lake, IL

Environmental Defenders of McHenry County
at Algonquin Township Road District garage
3702 US Rte 14



Bookstore
  • Green Spot Used Books: Tue-Sat 10-3
  • 3,000 books; 65% donated; 70% hardcover; sorted; $1-$10
  • Books are picked over; no restrictions.
    Store located in Suite 104
De Kalb, IL

Founders Memorial Library
Northern Illinois University
815-753-9838

Ongoing
Decatur, IL

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



Nov 10; Dec 8; Jan 12, 2019; Feb 9, 2019; March 9, 2019; April 13, 2019; May 11, 2019; June 8, 2019; July 13, 2019
  • 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

Oct 19 - 21; April
  • Fri 9-6, Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5
  • 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
Des Plaines, IL

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

Downtown, just south of Metra train station

Dec 1
  • Sat 9:30-3:30
  • 3,000 books; 95% donated; 95% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; Many DVDs; hardcovers most $2; children's $1 or less
  • Gift and holiday items for sale at reasonable prices; also art by local artists


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 18 - 20; March
  • Thu 5:30-8:30pm, Fri, Sat 9-4
  • 10,000+ books; 50% donated; 75% hardcover; sorted; .25-$2; Sat 3pm $5/bag
  • $10 fee for using scanner
Edwardsville, IL

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

Nov 2 - 3; Feb 1 - 2, 2019; May 3 - 4, 2019
  • Fri 5-8pm, Sat 9-3
  • 20,000+ books; 100% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; Most .25-$3
Edwardsville, IL

Leclaire Parkfest
St. Andrew's Relay for Life Team
Leclaire Park
800 Hale Ave
618-656-1929

Oct 21
  • Sun noon-5
  • 3,000+ books; 95% donated; sorted; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1.50
  • Leclaire Parkfest: music, food, games, cars, etc.
Effingham, IL

Effingham Public Library
200 N Third



Nov 24; June
  • Sat 9-2
  • 5,000 books; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .50 and up
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
260 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

Nov 13 - 14; Dec 11 - 12; Jan 8 - 9, 2019; Feb 12 - 13, 2019; March 12 - 13, 2019; April 9 - 10, 2019; May 14 - 15, 2019; June 11 - 12, 2019; July 9 - 10, 2019
  • Tue, Wed 2-4
  • Books, records, tapes, cds
Elmwood Park, IL

Elmwood Park Library
2 Conti Parkway
708-769-6224

Ongoing
  • During Library Hours
  • 3 Bookcases of books
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

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

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



Nov 1 - 3
  • Thu 9-8, Fri 9-6, Sat 9-4
  • 65,000 books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; plus CDs, DVDs, music, mags, etc.; .25 & up - all books 10 to 15 percent of original new price (i.e. 85-90% OFF original prices)


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

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

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

Dec 6 - 8; 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 $8/bag
  • Numbered admittance stickers given out at upstairs Library Circulation Desk starting at 9am for Thursday's 5pm sale opening.
  • Geneva Christmas Walk Sale
Gillespie, IL

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

Oct 19 - 20
  • Sat 8-noon
  • Preview: Fri 6-8pm, $5 fee adults, $3 children 5-12
  • "Thousands" of books; sorted; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; children's .25; Media priced to sell
Glen Ellyn, IL

Wheaton-Glen Ellyn AAUW
at Glen Ellyn Civic Center
535 Duane St.
630-534-6352



May
  • Thu, Fri 9-8, Sat 9-2
  • Preview: Wed 6-9pm; $10 fee (children free)
  • 25,000 books; 95% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; plus A/V; most $2 or less; Sat $10//bag
Glen Ellyn, IL


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




Nov 10; Jan 19, 2019; May 11, 2019; July 13, 2019
  • Sat 9-2
  • 5,000 books; 97% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .25; hardcovers $1; trade pb $1; Media $1
  • Antique/collectible books half of online prices


Nov 23
  • Fri noon-4:30
  • 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 16 - 17, 2019
  • Sat 9-2, Sun 1-4
  • 5,000 books; 98% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks .25; hardcovers $1; trade pb $1; Media $1. Sun $5/bag


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

SCARCE (School & Community Assistance for Recycling & Composting Education)
799 Roosevelt Rd. Bldg. 2
630-545-9710

(South side of Roosevelt Rd, in a business park)


Ongoing
  • Tue, Fri 9-noon; also 2nd & 4th Sats of month 9-noon. Closed holidays
  • 1,500 books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; hardcovers $1; pb 3/$1-$1
  • Some books removed to sell online
  • Credit cards accepted
Glencoe, IL

Glencoe Public Library
320 Park Ave
847-835-5056

Feb; June
  • Sat 9-5, Sun noon-5, Mon 9-noon
  • Preview: Fri 6-8pm, Friends members, Glencoe residents only
  • Thousands of books; 95% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; 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



May 30 - June 1, 2019
  • 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; .50 each plus specials; Sat $5/bag (provided)
  • ID (driver's license) required for checks
Grayslake, IL

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



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

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

Bookstore
  • Library hours
Hampshire, IL

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



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

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

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

Eisenhower Public Library
4613 N Oketo Ave

Nov 10; Nov 24; Dec 8; Dec 22; Jan 12, 2019; Jan 26, 2019; Feb 9, 2019; Feb 23, 2019; March 9, 2019; March 23, 2019; April 13, 2019; April 27, 2019; May 11, 2019; May 25, 2019; June 8, 2019; June 22, 2019; July 13, 2019; July 27, 2019
  • Sat 2-4
  • Paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1
Herrin, IL


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




Dec 1 - 3; Feb 2 - 4, 2019; April 6 - 8, 2019; June 1 - 3, 2019
  • Sat noon-5, Mon10-6
  • 500 books; 100% donated; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-$3
  • Occasional author visits
Highland Park, IL

Highland Park Public Library
494 Laurel Ave.
847-432-0216 x 131



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

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



Ongoing
Hinsdale, IL

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

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

Homewood Public Library
17917 Dixie Hwy
708-799-9055

Bookstore
  • Sat 10-4
Huntley, IL

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

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

Indian Head Park Heritage Center
6250 S. Wolf Rd



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

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



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

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

Nov 6; Dec 4; Jan 1, 2019; Feb 5, 2019; March 5, 2019; April 2, 2019; May 7, 2019; June 4, 2019; July 2, 2019
  • Tue 8:30am-9pm
  • $3/bag


April
  • Fri 8:30-5, Sat 8:30-1
  • Preview: Thu 3-7pm, $2 entry fee
  • 5,000 books; 98% donated; 45% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-$2; Sat 11am $3/bag


Ongoing
  • Library hours - Mon-Thu 8:30am-9pm, 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
(2 blocks north of Chapel Hill Rd)
815-344-0077

June
  • Fri-Fri, library hours
  • Preview: Thu 6:30-8:30pm, Friends; join at door
  • 10,000+ books; 90% donated; 50% hardcover; includes, movies, music; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; DVDs, CDs, audiobooks $1; last day (Sat $2/bag
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 Bluff, IL

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

Ongoing
Lake Villa, IL

Lake Villa District Library
1001 East Grand Ave



Ongoing
  • Library hours
Lake Zurich, IL

Ela Area Library
275 Mohawk Trail
847-438-3433

Ongoing
Lanark, IL

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

Bookstore
  • Tue-Fri 9-5, Sat 9-noon
  • 10,000+ books; 100% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; paperbacks .50, 3/$1; 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



Nov 10; Dec 8; Jan 12, 2019; Feb 9, 2019; March 9, 2019; April 13, 2019; May 11, 2019; June 8, 2019; July 13, 2019
  • Sat 10-1
  • Preview: Sat 9-10am, Friends; join at door $10
  • 5,000 books; 95% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks $1; hardcovers $2
  • Cash Only
Lemont, IL

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

Nov 3
  • Sat 9-3
  • 5,000 books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions


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
Lisle, IL


Lisle Library
777 Front St.
630 971-1675




Oct 25 - 27; April 25 - 27, 2019
  • Fri 9:30-9, Sat 9:30-5
  • Preview: Thu 9:30am-9pm, $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 21 - 22, 2019
  • 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
  • 1,200 books; 50% donated; 75% hardcover; sorted; paperbacks .25; hardcovers .50; children's .10; CDs, DVDs, audiobooks $1
  • Not picked over; no restrictions
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
Mattoon, IL

Mattoon Public Library
1600 Charleston Ave
217-234-2621



Oct
  • Sat 10-4
  • not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; Donation
  • Credit cards accepted
McHenry, IL

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

North Parking Lot, Entrance B


Oct 20 - 21
  • Sat 9-5, Sun noon-4
  • Preview: Thu prior for Friends who have joined before Sept 30. You may not join at the 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 2, 2019; June 1, 2019
  • Sat 10-3
  • Preview: Sat 9-10, Friends
  • 800 books; 90% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted


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

Moline Public Library
3210 41st St



Ongoing
  • Mon noon-6 Tue 10-6, Wed-Sat 10-4
Morrison, IL


Odell Public Library
307 S Madison St.
815-772-7323


Nov 3
  • Sat 9-2
  • 5,000 books; 100% donated; 70% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .50-$1
Morton Grove, IL

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

Ongoing

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Mount Prospect, IL


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



Oct 19 - 21
  • Friends of Mount Prospect Public Library present another giant sale!
  • 35,000 Books!
    • 90% donated; 60% hardcover
  • Plus:  CDs, DVDs, records, books on CD/tape, games and puzzles!
  • All books over $0.25: Nonfiction books are categorized. Fiction books are categorized and alphabetized.
  • Friends Preview Sale October 19
    • Friday, 6:30-9:30pm
    • Not a member yet? Join the Friends at the door for $5/yr and attend the preview
  • General Public Sale October 20 and 21
    • Saturday, 9am to 4:30pm
    • Sunday, noon to 4pm
  • Great Prices: Most .25-$1
    • .25-$10 (Rare/autographed higher)
  • Books were not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions.
  • Scanners welcome
  • Handcarts available
  • Credit cards accepted. (There is a $2 convenience fee for purchase under $100, $5 fee for purchase over $100.)
  • Ample free parking.
  • For more information contact: fofmppl@gmail.com
  • Next up: Holiday Sale, December 8!
Mundelein, IL

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

Nov 10 - 11; Dec 8 - 9; Jan 12 - 13, 2019; Feb 9 - 10, 2019; March 9 - 10, 2019; April 13 - 14, 2019; May 11 - 12, 2019; June 8 - 9, 2019; July 13 - 14, 2019
  • Sat 10-4:30, Sun 1-4:30
  • 6,000 books; 85% donated; 70% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; plus videos, cassettes, CDs, LPs, books on CD; children's .25 & up; adult .50 & up; A/V as marked


Ongoing
  • 10-4:30
Naperville, IL

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



May 23 - 25, 2019
  • Fri 10-7, Sat 10-3
  • Preview: Thu 5-8pm, $5 fee
  • Thousands of books; 90% donated; 45% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-.50
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

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Normal, IL



Books To Benefit
360 Wylie Dr, Suite 700
309-531-8320

Crossroads Center, former outlet mall down from Marcus Wehrenberg Theater



Nov 1 - 4; Nov 10
  • BOOKS TO BENEFIT SEMIANNUAL BOOK SALE to support literacy
  • Presenting 20,000 BOOKS at BARGAIN PRICES!
  • Preview
    • Thursday, November 1, from 5 pm to 8 pm
    • $5.00 fee per person
    • Doors open promptly at 5 pm
  • Regular Sale – free admission
    • Friday, November 2, from 10 am to 7 pm
    • Saturday, November 3, from 10 am to 4 pm
  • $5 Book Lover’s Bag Sale
    • Sunday, November 4 from noon to 4 pm
    • Sunday, November 10 from 10 am to 12:30 pm
    • We supply the bags
  • Most hardcover books are $2; most paperbacks are $.50; most comic books $1; most graphic novels $2
    • 100% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions
    • Over 50 categories of nonfiction books tabled and alphabetized by subject
    • Walls lined with shelved fiction, organized by genre and alphabetized by author and title
      • Includes mysteries, science fiction, popular authors and romance
    • Comic books include eclectic mix of mostly 1980s to the present, some Marvel and DC, many independent publishers
    • Vintage - novels, first editions, history, presidential biographies, children’s, book sets of classic authors and “oddities”
      • Collection of Vintage books made into classic movies
    • Children’s books sorted and organized by classroom teacher
    • Special Collection room, books of special value, rare, special pricing
  • Also CD's, DVD's, and audio books
  • Proceeds of the sale support STAR Adult Literacy and YouthBuild McLean County’s literacy programs
  • THE SALE IS CONSTANTLY RESTOCKED UNTIL ALL AVAILABLE ITEMS ARE ON THE SALE FLOOR.
  • For information call (309) 531-8320, email books2benefitBloomington@gmail.com or visit www.books2benefit.com
  • Visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/books2benefitBloomington/ to see some of our featured books
  • Friday, Saturday and Sunday (November 2-4) bake sale to support Heartland Community College Books to Benefit textbook scholarship
  • Credit cards accepted. ($1 convenience fee for each credit card transaction)
  • 2019 sale dates:
    • June 6-9, 2019
    • November 7-10, 2019
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 (12 and under free with paying guardian)
  • 14,500 books; 90% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks $1; hardcovers $2; trade pb $1; children's same as adults; A/V $2
North Aurora, IL

Messenger Public Library of North Aurora
113 Oak St
630-896-0240



Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • 100% donated; 70% hardcover; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .50-$1
North Riverside, IL

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

Oct 19 - 21; April
  • Fri 10-1, Sat 10-3, Sun noon-3
  • Preview: Thu 6-8pm and Fri 9:30-10am, 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 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
O'Fallon, IL

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

Nov 3 - 4
  • Sat 9-4, Sun 1-5
  • 4,000+ books; 50% donated; 40% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; .25-$1
  • Some books sold online
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
Ottawa, IL

AAUW
Riverfest

Nov 3 - 4; Dec 1 - 2; Jan 5 - 6, 2019; Feb 2 - 3, 2019; March 2 - 3, 2019; April 6 - 7, 2019; May 4 - 5, 2019; June 1 - 2, 2019; July 6 - 7, 2019
(No further information on this sale)

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Palatine, IL



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


Oct 19 - 21
  • Presented by Palatine Friends of the Library
  • MORE THAN 15,000 ITEMS!
    • 99% donated.
    • Sorted into many categories
  • Books! A/V! and more!
  • And special featured items!
  • Additional Feature for this sale:
    • A large number of Great Courses on CD and DVD!
    • A large number of Records: 33 1/3, 45, and 78 rpm!
  • Great prices!!
    • Paperbacks $.50, softcover $1.00, hardcover $1.50, children's $.25, CD's $1.50
    • Sunday is Half Price Day
    • Cash or check. No credit cards.
  • October 19 to 21, 2018
    • Friday 6:00 pm to 9:00pm
      • $5.00 entry fee
      • Friends members free
    • Saturday 9:30am to 3:00pm.
      • Free admission
    • Sunday 12:30pm to 3:00pm
      • Free admission
      • Bargain Day. All items are half price!
  • Only books in good condition go into our sales
  • THE SALE IS CONSTANTLY RESTOCKED UNTIL ALL AVAILABLE ITEMS ARE ON THE SALE FLOOR.
  • Most paperback romances will not be put out until Saturday.
  • Guidelines for sale days:
    • Strollers cannot be accomodated in the sale rooms.
    • Books set aside must be purchased. 
    • Electronic devices are not allowed.
  • DON'T MISS THIS WELL-ORGANIZED, WELL-RUN SALE!!
  • The Friends have been a library affiliate for more than 60 years. They provide furnishings, materials, and equipment through fundraising events like used book sales.
Palos Heights, IL

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

Dec
  • Sat 9-1:15
  • 200 books; 90% donated; 90% hardcover; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $5 each
  • Christmastime in Palos - held in library: food, entertainment, silent book auction


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.
Paris, IL

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

March
  • Fri 4-7pm, Sat 10-4 and following Fri 4-7pm, Sat 10-4
  • 70% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; plus DVDs, audiobooks; .50-$3; DVDs, audiobooks .50-$1
  • New items will be added for 2nd weekend
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 4 - 5, 2019
  • Sat 9-3, Sun noon-2
  • Preview: Fri 4-7pm, Friends; join at door
  • 20,000 books; 60% donated; sorted; not 'picked over'; .50-$6; Sun half price
  • No cell phones or electronics
Pecatonica, IL

Pecatonica Public Library
400 W. 7th



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

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



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

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

Ongoing
Peoria, IL

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

(Book Court: Lobby and Lower Level)


Oct
  • Sat 10-7, Sun, Mon Noon-7
  • 10,000 books; 100% donated; 80% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; .25-$5; Sun half price, Mon 75% off
  • Approx. 100 listed for sale online
  • Credit cards accepted


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
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 27, 2019
  • Sat 8-4
  • 7,000+ books
Red Bud, IL

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

Oct 5 - 20; May 3 - 18, 2019
  • Fri 12:30-4:30, Sat 10-2
  • 400 books; 90% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-$2


Ongoing
Ridge Farm, IL

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

Ongoing
  • Tue-Fri 2-7, Sat 9-2
Rock Island, IL

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

Bookstore
  • Open during library hours
Rockford, IL

Rockford Public Library
214 N Church St
815-966-2721

Dec 8
  • Sat 10-4
  • no buyer restrictions; .25 each


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

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



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

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Rolling Meadows, IL


Rolling Meadows Library
3110 Martin Lane
847-259-6050

Nov 15 - 18
  • Friends of the Rolling Meadows Library
    • Fall Book Sale!!!
  • Featuring 10,000 BOOKS!
  • Also
    • CD's, DVD's
    • VHS, cassettes
    • Records
  • Preview Sale - Early shopping!
    • Thursday, November 15, 6:30-8:30 pm
    • $5 entrance fee
    • Open to Everyone!
  • General Public Sale - no admission fee
    • Friday, 9 am to 8:30 pm
    • Saturday 9 am to 4:30 pm
    • Sunday 1 pm to 4pm
  • These books were NOT picked over. NO buyer restrictions
  • Sorted into categories for easy shopping
  • Great Prices
    • Paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1
    • CD's $1, DVD's $2
    • VHS, cassettes, records $.50
  • Don't miss this sale - There's something for everyone!
  • 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, Sun 1-4
  • 2,000 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
Schaumburg, IL

Schaumburg Twp District Library
130 S. Roselle Rd

Nov 10; Jan 12, 2019; March 9, 2019; May 11, 2019; July 13, 2019
  • 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 10-2
  • 90% donated; paperbacks .50; Oversized pb: $1
  • Paperbacks only. No children's books.


June
  • Sat 9-4
  • Thousands of books; 85% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; .50-$2
Sterling, IL

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

April 6, 2019
  • Sat 8-noon
  • 1,000 books; 50% donated; 80% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; children's .50; adult $1, A/V $1
Stickney, IL

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

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

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

Oct 20; Nov 2; Nov 17; Dec 7; Dec 15; Jan 4, 2019; Jan 19, 2019; Feb 1, 2019; Feb 16, 2019; March 1, 2019; March 16, 2019; April 5, 2019; April 20, 2019; May 3, 2019; May 18, 2019; June 7, 2019; June 15, 2019; July 5, 2019; July 20, 2019
  • 9-noon
  • 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
815-923-2267

July 14, 2019
  • 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 16 - 19; 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 forms at 4pm. No electronic devices at preview.
  • Thousands of books; 90% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; plus CDs, DVDs, books on CD; Most $1 or less; some newer books in Friends Sun: Half Price, Mon 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.)


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

UC Books 2 Prisoners
Independent Media Center
202 S Broadway
217-708-4608

April
  • Sat 10-5
  • 10,000 books; 100% donated; 20% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks $1; hardcovers $2; children's .25-$1
  • Books to Prisoners sells a small portion of the donated books online
  • Credit cards accepted
Vandalia, IL

Fayco Enterprises
at Moose Lodge
328 S Third St

Oct
  • Sat 7-1
  • 10,000+ books; 100% donated; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; children's .50; adults $1
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

Oct 19 - 25; April
  • Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5, Mon 9-6, Tue, Wed 9-8, Thu 9-noon
  • Preview: Fri 5-7pm, $5 fee (Friends free); join at door
  • 6,000+ books; 70% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $1 each

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Waukegan, IL


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



Oct 19 - 20
  • FALL BOOK SALE!
  • Presented by Friends of the Waukegan Public Library
    • Hard cover and paperback fiction and non-fiction
    • Over 1,000 children's books!
    • Hundreds of CDs and DVDs!
    • Premium books
  • Great Prices!
    • Hardcover books $1.00: Paperbacks 50¢
    • DVD's and CD's $1.00
    • Children's books 2 for 25¢
    • Premium Books specially priced
  • October 19th and 20th
    • Friday, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
    • Saturday, 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
  • THREE HOURS OF FREE PARKING IN PARKING GARAGE ACROSS THE STREET WITH VALIDATED TICKET


Bookstore
  • Library hours
  • Paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; children's 2/.25
Westchester, IL

Westchester Public Library
10700 Canterbury
(1600 south, 1/2 mile west of Mannheim Rd)
708-562-3573

Ongoing
  • Library hours
  • Paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; mags .25
  • New books added every week
Western Springs, IL

Thomas Ford Memorial Library
800 W Chestnut St.
708-246-0520

Oct; April
  • Sat 8-1, Sun 11-1
  • Preview: Fri 6-8pm, Friends; join at door
  • 5,000 books; 75% donated; 80% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .50-$5
  • Bake sale
Wilmette, IL

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



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

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

(Annex -West bldg)

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


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


Oct
  • Sat 8-2
  • "Thousands" of books; plus CDs, DVDs records
  • Rummage sale


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

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

May 2 - 4, 2019
  • Thu 5-8pm, Fri, Sat 9:30-5
  • 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 Judd St
815-338-0542

Bookstore
  • Mon-Thu 9-9, Fri 9-6, Sat 9-5, Sun 1-4
  • 30,000 books; 75% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; .50-$1, a few $4
  • Not picked over; no restrictions
Zion, IL

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

Ongoing

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Indianapolis, IN


Indianapolis Public Library Foundation
Library Service Center
2450 N Meridian St.
317-275-4044



Nov 9 - 17
  • Over 40,000 Books, CDs. DVDs, etc.
    • Sorted into categories for easy shopping
    • 60% donated
  • Dealers welcome with tab table for large purchases
  • Great Prices:
    • Most adult hardbacks $3.00, softbacks $2.00
    • Juvenile books Hardback $2.00, Softback .50
  • Plus, Miriam's Corner ( the really good stuff )
  • Friends Night
    • Friday, November 9: 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
      • Not a member yet? Memberships will be available at the door.
  • Open to the Public
    • Saturday, November 10: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
      • (closed Sun-Wed)
    • Thursday, November 15: 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm
    • Friday, November 16: 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm
      • Half Price Day
    • Saturday, November 17: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
      • $7 Bag Day
  • Credit cards accepted
  • All proceeds support the Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.

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Terre Haute, IN


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

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

Dec 7 - 10
  • Friends of the Vigo County Public Library
  • ANNUAL HOLIDAY SALE
  • December 1: Members only Preview 6pm - 8:30pm
    • Memberships available at the door
  • Great Bargains 50 cents and up!
    • Adult & Children's Fiction & Non-Fiction
    • Gift Items
    • Hardcover & Paperback
    • Large Print
    • Audiotapes & Audiobooks
    • VHS, DVDs, CDs, & LPs
    • Games & Puzzles
  • December 7 to 10, 2018
    • Friday, Hours TBA
    • Saturday, 9am to 4pm
    • Sunday, 1pm to 4pm
    • Monday, 9am to 2pm
      • Selected items 50% off on Monday
  • Sale items have not been picked over; no buyer restrictions.
  • They are a combination of library discards and donations from the public.
  • We accept CASH, PERSONAL CHECK, & ALL MAJOR CREDIT CARDS
  • Many popular titles and authors, bestsellers, books in series, etc. - something for everyone!

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Lexington, KY


Lexington Public Library
Friends Book Cellar
140 East Main Street
859-231-5505



Oct 17 - 21
  • 50th Anniversary Friends of the Lexington Public Library
    • 2018 Booksale October 17th to 21st
  • All books $1 or less
  • Music & Movies $2 or less
  • Wednesday: Friends Day 10am-6pm 
    • Friends members only. Memberships will be available at the door!
  • Thursday:10am-5pm
  • Friday: 10am-5pm
  • Saturday: 10am-5pm
    • Saturday, Fill a Bag for $5 (bags provided)
    • Also, Saturday Authors Event 10am-1pm
      • Meet authors, publishers, book jacket designers, & more!
  • Sunday:1-5pm
    • Sunday, Fill a Bag for $3 (bags provided)
  • Location: Friends Book Cellar
  • 140 E Main Street (lower Level)
  • 2 hours free parking in Library garage
  • www.lexpublib.org/friends-book-sale

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Baton Rouge, LA


Friends of the LSU Libraries Book Bazaar
(LSU Mini-Farm and Nelson Memorial Buildings)

225-578-5925


Jan 24 - 26, 2019
  • FRIENDS OF THE LSU LIBRARIES  PRESENTS
  • 43rd Annual Friends Book Bazaar!!!!
  • JANUARY 24, 25, 26, 2019
    • Thursday and Friday 9am to 7pm
    • Saturday 9am to 5pm
  • Over 60,000 New and Used Books at Bargain Prices!
    • Plus CD's DVD's & Vinyl 
  • Never picked over - We DO NOT pre-sell or sell online!
  • We do not hold a preview. All books are sorted, priced and packed as they soon as they are donated each year.
  • Be sure to get "categories locations bookmark" upon arrival (available in both buildings)
  • Coming Soon: List of our Collectibles Books
  • FREE Admission
  • Free Parking available behind the sale buildings
  • Scanners allowed
  • Cash, checks and credit cards accepted
  • (Sorry, by order of the Fire Marshall, due to space constraints only umbrella strollers and small carts permitted)
  • Further information is available by emailing us at bbfriends@lsu.edu (phone and email aren’t available during the Bazaar)
  • PROCEEDS FROM BAZAAR GO TO AN ENDOWMENT FOR THE LSU LIBRARIES
  • Check out our Facebook page
  • IMPORTANT NOTE: No pre-sorting or selling before our Bazaars!!! What comes into us is packed and brought to our Bazaars!!!

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Lansing, MI


Michigan Antiquarian Book & Paper Show
NEW LOCATION IN 2018
Causeway Bay Hotel and Conference Center
6820 South Cedar St.
517-332-0112



Oct 21
  • 68th Michigan Antiquarian Book & Paper Show
  • The Midwest's Largest Book & Paper Show!!
  • Sunday October 21, 2018
    • 9:30am to 5:00pm
    • Admission is $5, children 13 and under free.
  • Over 100 tables featuring dealers from the midwest and around the country offering MORE THAN A MILLION ITEMS FOR SALE!
    • Old books
    • Magazines
    • Ads
    • Postcards
    • Posters
    • Maps
    • Prints
    • Children's books
    • Ephemera
    • Autographs
    • Photographs
    • Fine bindings
    • Science Fiction
    • Comic books
    • Sports items
    • And other paper collectibles
  • Questions? Email mmabda@curiousbooks.com or call 517-332-0112.
  • Presented by Mid-Michigan Antiquarian Book Dealers Association
  • For directions and a map visit us at curiousbooks.com/shows.html

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Creve Coeur, MO


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



Feb
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Jefferson City, MO


Over 200,000 Items!
Missouri River Regional Library and ABLE (Adult Basic Literacy Education)
at St. Martins Knights of Columbus Hall
537 Route T
573-634-2464

From Jefferson City take Highway 50 West to the St. Martins/Lohman exit, go north on Rt. T 1.1 miles to the Knights of Columbus Hall.


March 13 - 16, 2019
  • Where will you find OVER 200,000:
    • Books
    • Movies
    • Music
    • Puzzles
    • and more?
  • It’s the Missouri River Regional Library and ABLE's 2019 Used Book Sale!
    • held at St. Martin’s Knights of Columbus
  • There’s something for everyone!
  • Sale begins Wednesday, March 13 at 4 pm to 8 pm with a preview event
    • Admission is $5 per person, including children in arms or strollers
  • Or join us free of charge
    • Thursday, March 14, 9 am to 8 pm
    • Friday, March 15, 9 am to 8 pm
    • Saturday, March 16, from 9 am to 1 pm.
  • It's one of the Largest Book Sales in the Midwest!
  • We restock Wednesday evening and Thursday and Friday throughout the day.
  • Separate Collectibles Table!
  • Great Prices from 50 cents to 4 dollars – A bargain hunters dream come true!
    • Friday all items are half-price!
    • Saturday it’s $4.00 per bag and $5.00 per box!
  • Cash and Checks
  • Refreshments available on site
  • All proceeds benefit MRRL and ABLE.
  • Amazing deals! You will enjoy this CLEAN, WELL ORGANIZED sale!

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St. Joseph, MO

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



Oct 18 - 22
  • Friends of the St. Joseph (MO) Public Library
  • ANNUAL FALL BOOK SALE
  • Over 10,000 items!
    • 40% donated, 60% weeded from library shelves
  • Books! DVDs! CDs!
  • Sorted into 35 categories
  • Thursday, October 18 through Monday, October 22, 2018
  • Friends ONLY Preview Sale:
    • Thursday, October 18, 2 pm to 3 pm
    • Not a Friend yet? Join at the door.
  • Sale Hours:
    • Thursday, 3 pm to 9 pm
    • Friday and Saturday, 9 am to 9 pm
    • Sunday, Noon to 5 pm
      • Sun: HALF PRICE DAY!
    • Monday, 9 am to 8 pm
      • Mon: BAG AND BOX DAY!
  • Great Prices!
    • $2 Hardcover books, DVDs, CDs
    • $1 Paperback books, VHS
    • Monday: Bag and Box Day. Anything in a bag for $3; anything in a box for $6.
  • We accept payment by cash, check or credit cards

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Kennett Square, PA


Unionville HS Gymnasium
750 Unionville Rd. (Rt. 82)
610-347-1600



Feb
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Fond du Lac, WI

58th Annual Sale
Fond du Lac Branch of AAUW
at Fond du Lac County Fairgrounds
Fond du Lac Ave ( old 45)

Held in RECREATION BUILDING


March 21 - 24, 2019
  • 30,000 BOOKS!
  • More than 200 tables full - plus more books underneath!
  • At least 14 tables of Children's books!
  • Sorted into 50 Categories!
  • 60% Hardcover
  • Plenty of elbow room for convenient shopping!
  • Great Prices
    • Regular selections .50-$3
    • Collectible, fine gift books higher
    • Saturday: Half Price Day; Sunday: Box Sale
  • More Items for Sale:
    • Records
    • DVD
    • Toys and Games
    • Puzzles
  • Premier Night March 21
    • Thursday 5pm to 8:30pm
    • $5.00 admission
  • General Sale March 22 to 24, Free admission
    • Friday 9am to 8:30pm
    • Saturday 9am to 5:00pm (Half price)
    • Sunday 9am to 2pm (Box sale)
  • Do not miss this wonderful sale!

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Green Bay, WI

HUGE BOOK SALE
Brown County Library
515 Pine St
920 448-4400
Click here to Find Us On Facebook

Nov 5 - 10
  • BIG, BIG SALE
  • Over 100,000 books, audiobooks, coffee table books, DVDs and CDs - A full 7 months of donations
    • 70% donated; 40% hardcover
    • Sorted into 40 categories
  • Plus an entire room of beautifully sorted children's items
  • All books offered are being sold for the first time - NO LEFTOVERS
  • NEW THIS SALE: A very large donation of books on the golden age of Hollywood - a combination of biographies, cinema history, and "tell all" books.
    • This collection alone totaled more than 15 large boxes.
  • Sale dates: November 5 to 10, 2018
  • Member Preview: Monday, November 5th, from 3 PM to 8 PM
    • Member registration begins at 2 PM
    • Join at the door for $20
  • The sale continues November 6th through 10th
    • Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9 to 7:45
    • Friday (Bag Day) 9 to 4:45
    • Saturday (Bag Day Blowout) 9 to 1:00
  • Separate holding area and cashier's desk for large purchases
  • We do not scan our books and none of our sorters (who work all year round to build this wonderful fundraiser) are booksellers. We leave the thrill of the hunt to you!
  • Buyers of all kinds are gratefully welcome but in the spirit of fairness to all, hoarding is not allowed
  • Check our website for complete price list and category descriptions
  • INTERESTED IN PURCHASING LEFTOVER BOOKS SATURDAY AFTERNOON, NOVEMBER 10? BOXED AND READY TO GO. CONTACT DIANE AT (920) 819-4333 AND LEAVE MESSAGE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY.



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