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April, 2024
20-24Gainesville, FLBig Sale
25-30O'Fallon, ILBig Sale
26-27Pierce City
?Baton Rouge, LABig Sale
?Kansas City

May, 2024
2-5St. LouisMillions of Items!
4Mountain View
4-6Saint Joseph
11-14State College, PA200,000+ Books!
17-20Westport, CTBIG SPRING SALE
31-6/2New Orleans, LAExceptional
Sales in June and beyond...
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St. Louis Book Fair

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June, 2024
1-4Cleveland, OH100,000 Books!
1Mountain View
10-12Lancaster, PABig Sale
13-15Naperville, ILBig Sale
15Chicago, ILBook Fair
20-22Glen Ellyn, ILBig Sale

July, 2024
6Mountain View
12-16Newtown, CTHUGE Sale!
20-21Mount Prospect, ILBig Sale
21Detroit, MIFestival of Books!

August, 2024
3Mountain View
22-25Louisville, KYSummer Sale
23-25Cape Girardeau
?Creve Coeur
?St. Ann

September, 2024
7Mountain View

October, 2024
5Mountain View
?Grain Valley
?Lexington, KYBig Sale
?St. Joseph

November, 2024
2Mountain View

December, 2024
7Mountain View

January, 2025
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Newtown, CT

HUGE Sale!
Friends of the C.H. Booth Library
at Reed Intermediate School
3 Trades Lane
(Across from Fairfield Hills)
Right off I-84, Exit 11, Routes 25 and 34

July 12 - 16
  • July 12 to July 16 -  48th ANNUAL BOOK SALE
    • Friday, 1 - 5
      • $40 admission - Attendance Limited to 200
      • Ticket sales start Friday at noon
    • Saturday, 10 - 5
      • $5 admission – Ages 18 and under FREE
      • Ticket sales start Saturday at 9:00 a.m.
    • Sunday, 10 - 5: 25% off day
    • Monday, 10 - 7: half price day
    • Tuesday, 10 - 1: all items FREE
  • Best organized sale anywhere
    • Rare, collectible and noteworthy signed books and media all in one room
    • All adult fiction, CDs, DVDs, LPs organized by genre
    • Children’s books organized by reading level, series and interests
  • Over 90 categories, including your favorites:
    • Adult Fiction: classics to recent bestsellers, mystery and thriller, science fiction and fantasy, comic books, graphic novels and manga plus much more!
    • Adult non-fiction: art, cinema/media and photography, computer software (including games), crafts, gardening, history (American and world), home improvement and many other areas!
    • Children's books: the biggest section anywhere!
    • Jigsaw puzzles and games
    • Media: audiobooks, CDs, DVDs and LP records (33s, 45s, 78s)
    • Young Adult: all the favorite authors and series
  • Pay by cash, check or credit/debit card;  Discover, Visa & MasterCard Accepted
  • Unbeatable Amenities
    • Contactless payment available using Square and PayPal
    • Air-conditioning and plenty of on-site parking
    • Secure holding areas for intended purchases available on Friday and Saturday
    • Scanners and personal electronic devices welcome in sales areas
    • Stockpiling and “clearing” not permitted

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Westport, CT

Westport Library
20 Jesup Rd. (off US Rte 1)

May 17 - 20


Come to our Big Spring Book Sale Event inside the Westport Library!  Thousands of gently used books in over 50 categories, including children’s; literature and classics; fiction, mystery, and SciFi and fantasy; art, photography, history, math, science, psychology, philosophy, religion and spirituality, biography, business, cooking, gardening, performing arts, travel, foreign language, education, reference, and more, including Noteworthy, especially antiquarian books.  Plus vintage vinyl, DVDs and CDs, ephemera, and a large selection of framed artworks, from small desktop pieces to supersized wall pictures.

Please note:  Graphic novels and manga will be available only at our Westport Book Shop, right across Jesup Green from the Westport Library.  For Book Shop hours, click here.

Of special interest for this sale:

  • A large collection of Philosophy books, donated from the library of a retired professor of philosophy, plus a concentration of books on Spirituality, including Eastern and Native American spirituality
  • An extensive collection of History books, especially Military History, with many very scarce titles, focusing on World War II, including fully illustrated studies of period aircraft, weaponry, ships and combat vehicles, many of which are prized by modeling enthusiasts; and plenty of American History & Politics, and World History books as well
  • A large assortment of framed art — from small desktop pieces, to large wall pieces
  • A huge assortment of jigsaw puzzles, at bargain prices
  • A small number of Laser Videodiscs, priced between $3 and $5, and including classics such as The Bad and the Beautiful with Lana Turner and Kirk Douglas, the original Cape Fear with Gregory Peck and Robert Mitchum, and Sex and the Single Girl with Tony Curtis and Natalie Wood
  • Fiction for $1 — A conference room filled with hardcover fiction, mystery, science fiction and fantasy books, and young adult fiction, plus paperback novels, all offered at just $1 each  [Note: books in this room will remain priced at $1 each on Sunday’s half-price day]
  • Watch this space for a link to our Featured Specials list, to be published soon!
  • Vinyl records will be available at our Westport Book Shop, right across from the Westport Library


FREE Admission:

Friday, May 17th  --  12 p.m. to 6 p.m.  (Please note Noon start time)
Saturday, May 18th  -- 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, May 19th  -- from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  -- This is Half-Price Day — almost everything offered at half price! (NOTE:  $1 Fiction books and $1 Children’s books remain at $1)
Monday, May 20th ---  from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. --  Fill our Logo Bag for $10 per bag, or fill your own equivalent-sized bag for $8 per bag, or purchase individual items at half-price, your choice

Early Access Hours, Paid Ticket-holders only:

Friday, May 17th -- 8:45 a.m. to Noon

Tickets for Friday’s Early Access hours must be purchased online in advance, through, at:
Early Access Tickets go on sale beginning May 1, 2024 at 9:00 a.m.   Tickets are $35 each + platform’s processing fees.  A maximum of 125 tickets will be sold.

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Gainesville, FL

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

(Across from Truist Bank)

April 20 - 24
    • Celebrating Our 70th Year 1954-2024
  • Over Half a Million Gently Used ITEMS - More than 60 Categories!
    • Books
    • Comics
    • Manga
    • Artwork
    • Academic texts
    • Posters
    • Magazines
    • Puzzles, Games (board and computer)
    • Movies, CDs, Vinyl records
    • Sheet music, Music scores, URTexts
    •  - and much more! All donated by our local community
  • April 20 to 24, 2024
    • 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 accept cash, checks, credit cards, Apple Pay and Google Pay.
  • 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.
  • HUGE Children and Young Adult sections
  • 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!
  • We will follow the most current CDC guidelines at the time. We recommend masks and social distancing.. On busy days shoppers may have to wait in line until others first leave the building.
  • We encourage shoppers to bring your own bags and boxes for purchases.
  • Click Here for book sale procedures
  • And HERE for updated Large Order Procedures
  • Also check here: About the Book Sales 
  • FOL website and social media 
  • All profits are used for the Alachua County Library District and community literacy projects.

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Chicago, IL

Chicago Book and Paper Fair
Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association (MWABA)
Local 130 Plumbers Union Hall
1340 West Washington Boulevard

Easy Access via CTA and Free Parking

June 15
  • Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association (MWABA) Announce
    • 61st Annual  Chicago Book & Paper Fair 
  • Saturday, June 15
    • 10 am to 5 pm
  • Admission $6.00. Students and seniors $4.00
  • Booksellers from across the Midwest and the USA offer fine antiquarian, rare, collectible, first edition and other books in many fields.
    • Also maps and ephemera! 
  • Indoors where it's AIR CONDITIONED and DRY!
  • Questions - or 708-442-0667
  • Sponsored by the Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association

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Glen Ellyn, IL

AAUW Wheaton-Glen Ellyn Branch Used Book Sale
at Westfield Elementary School
2S125 Mayfield Lane

June 20 - 22
  • AAUW Wheaton-Glen Ellyn Branch Used Book Sale!
  • Over 10,000 books
    • Fiction including mysteries, sci-fi, romance, fantasy, literature, suspense, classics, young adult, children's
    • Nonfiction including biographies, memoirs, history, architecture, politics, and current events, cookbooks
  • All items are locally donated with no pre-sales
  • Great Prices
    • Most books from $1 to $3
    • Better Books are priced individually
  • No admission fees
  • Thursday, June 20 from 8 AM to 8 PM
  • Friday, June 21 from 9 AM to 5 PM
  • Saturday, June 22 - BAG DAY -  9 AM to 2 PM
    • Grocery bag of books for $10
  • Cash, check, or Zelle only
  • For more information go to or on Facebook - Wheaton-Glen Ellyn AAUW Used Book Sale
  • All proceeds support local scholarships and programs for women and girls and National AAUW initiatives

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Mount Prospect, IL

Friends of Mount Prospect Public Library
10 S Emerson St

July 20 - 21

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Naperville, IL

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

June 13 - 15
  • AAUW Naperville Area Used Book and Media Sale
  • Books - We have it all! Hardcover and softcover, over 30,000 books!
  • Media - CDs, DVDs, vinyl records, and video games
  • All items are locally donated and priced $1-$2, excluding Treasure Chest Items
  • Treasure Chest items individually priced $5 and up
  • Thursday, June 13
    • 9am - noon: Exclusive FIRST LOOK Shopping!
      • Doors open to an exclusive group of shoppers with advance tickets purchased online
      • Tickets go on sale Wednesday 5/1, at 10 am and end Wednesday, 6/12 at 10 am
      • First Look ticket sales:
      • Your ticket number determines your order of admission. All shoppers admitted in ticket number order - no need to come early to line up.
      • No children under 12
    • Noon - 8pm Free admission - open to all!
  • Friday, June 14
    • 9am - 8pm: Free admission
    • 4pm - 8pm: Educator's Night! All educators with appropriate ID will receive a 50% discount on all items
  • Saturday, June 15
    • 9am - 12:30pm: Free admission
    • BAG DAY! All items $10 per bag or half-price
  • For more information see or email to:
  • All sales support scholarships and programs for women and girls

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O'Fallon, IL

Friends of O'Fallon Public Library
120 Civic Plaza

April 25 - 30
  • Friends of the O'Fallon Public Library Huge Spring Book Sale
    • No admission fee and no reservations needed!
    • Proceeds to benefit the library and its programs.
  • Days and HoursThursday, April 25 through Monday, April 30 during library business hours:
    • Thursday, 9:00 - 8:00
    • Friday, 9:00 - 5:00
    • Saturday, 9:00 - 4:00
    • Sunday, 1:00 - 5:00
    • Monday,  9:00 - 8:00
  • Prices: $1.00 Hardcover books, non-mass market paperbacks, DVDs, audiobooks, CD's, LPs
    • 15 for $1.00 mass market paperbacks only
    • $5.00 per bag for children's books, excluding specially marked items.
    • Green tagged items are specially priced.
    • Prices may be discounted on different days of the sale. Please check our Facebook page daily during the sale: @ofplfriends
    • The book sale accepts credit cards, cash, and checks.
  • 20,000 plus books!
    • Including fiction, non-fiction, children's, young adult, audio books, CDs, DVDs, vinyl, jigsaw puzzles, games, and miscellaneous items.
    • Up to 80% donated material.
  • The sale is so big we couldn't keep it all in one room! Several rooms and areas to explore, all on the easily accessible ground floor of the library, including a room dedicated to children's books.
  • Our non-fiction is sorted into categories including: art/entertainment, biography/memoir, business/investing, cookbooks, education, health, home and garden (including pets and crafts), military, reference, religion/spiritual, science and nature, self help, social political, and sports.
  • Fiction is sorted into genres: classics and poetry, general fiction, Christian fiction, mystery, romance, science fiction/fantasy/horror, and westerns. We do attempt to keep the Large Print in one location.
  • No limits on dealers, we do ask that they respect all patrons and volunteers, thanks in advance.
  • For more information: E-mail:

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Lexington, KY

Lexington Central Library
140 East Main Street
Lexington, KY 40507

(Conference Room A)


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Louisville, KY

Summer Sale
Locust Grove
561 Blankenbaker Lane

Aug 22 - 25
  •  HISTORIC LOCUST GROVE BIG SUMMER BOOK SALE  - The region's best book sale!
  • All the nooks and crannies of Locust Grove’s Audubon room will be filled -  MORE than 20,000 BOOKS!
  • Members' Preview
    • Thursday August 22,  10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
    • Membership can be purchased at the door at the preview, or in advance - see our Membership Page or call Locust Grove
  • General Public Sale, August 23 to 26
    • Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    • Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    • Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • The books are sorted into many categories including:
    • History
    • Travel
    • Fiction
    • Mysteries
    • Art
    • Science
    • Literature
    • Cookbooks
    • Children's - and more!
  • Great Bargains!
    • Prices start at $1 for paperbacks and $2 for hardcovers
  • Special section of Finer books are individually priced 
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Books were NOT picked over. NO buyer restrictions.
  • All proceeds from our book sales support Locust Grove’s continued educational and preservation projects.
  • Watch for the next great sale in December!

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Baton Rouge, LA

Friends of the LSU Libraries Book Bazaar
LSU John M.Parker Agricultural Coliseum


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New Orleans, LA

Symphony Book Fair
University of New Orleans Lakefront Arena
6801 Franklin Avenue

Enter the sale under Ramp 1 (which faces Franklin Ave)

May 31 - June 2
  •  71st Annual Symphony Book Fair!
  • Presenting 30,000 Books!
    • 100% donated. No restrictions. Nothing picked over.
  • Friday, May 31 through Sunday June 2, 2024
  • Preview Sale:
    • Friday 9am-3pm. Admission fee $20 for best selection!
  • Free Admission
    • Friday 3 pm-8 pm
    • Saturday 9 am-6 pm
    • Sunday 9 am-4 pm
  • All items budget priced. Many categories of books, including children’s and young adult.  Even rare items are priced at “wholesale” level prices.
    • Books – Fiction & Nonfiction in 50 categories
    • Music – Sheet music and recordings (LPs, CDs)
    • DVD’s and Audio Books
    • Art – both posters and original works of art (see below for more details)
    • A special children’s sale will be on Sunday from 11 to 2 when a child, accompanied by an adult, can decorate a white bag and fill it with children’s books for $5!
  • Special items on the “Fabulous Finds” table
  • An Abundance of Artwork – Paintings, Prints, Posters and Fabulous Frames!
  • Many Artists Represented
  • No buyer restrictions. Nothing picked over. 100% donated.
  • Great prices start at $1. Credit cards accepted for purchases as well as cash.
  • Come for great bargains and help support the wonderful Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra!
  • University of New Orleans Lakefront Arena (same location as last time)
  • Plenty of Free parking – enter from Franklin Avenue

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Detroit, MI

Festival of Books!
Detroit Festival of Books!
Eastern Market
Shed 5
2934 Russell Street

Detroit Book Festival

July 21
  • 7th Detroit Festival of Books! (aka: Detroit Bookfest)
  • Sunday, July 21, 2024
    • 10am - 4pm
  • FREE entry!
  • Festival takes place at Eastern Market Shed 5
    • (Shed 5 is wheelchair-accessible)
  • Featuring more than 100 vendors from all over the USA & Canada, selling BOOKS:
    • Used
    • Rare
    • Antiquarian
    • Unusual
    • Ephemera
    • Authors - and more
  • ALSO Tons of
    • Vinyl records
    • Comic books
    • Creative arts
    • Vintage board games -  and more!
  • Enjoy FOOD, BEER,  and DJ Seven Whales bringing the FUNK MUSIC!
  • KID-FRIENDLY EVENT! Children in attendance may construct their very own book with the assistance of volunteers from "Arts & Scraps", a Detroit-based nonprofit that helps children repurpose discarded materials into educational and creative projects.
  • We are pleased to announce the participation of Birdie’s Bookmobile at at this year’s festival. Birdie’s Bookmobile is dedicated to eliminating book deserts and making books more accessible to children in Detroit. Birdie’s Bookmobile helps families build print-rich home environments, improve literacy outcomes, and grow lifelong readers. In addition to accepting donations of children’s and young-adult books, the bookmobile will be offering several fun activities for children attending this year’s Bookfest, including:
    • Create Your Own Comic Strip
    • Have Fun with Mad Libs
    • “Once Upon a Time”children take turns adding one sentence to a story. The story will be available to read on the Bookmobile website after Bookfest.
  • There is no admission fee at Bookfest, nor is there any charge for children to participate in any activities.
    • Book donations help build home libraries, promote shared reading experiences, and impact generations. Every book counts! Book needs for children from birth to age 18 include:
      • board books • picture books • early readers
      • chapter books • graphic novels
      • middle-grade books
      • young-adult books
  • Questions?
  • Bookfest Home Page
  • Facebook Event Page
  • CLICK HERE for all the event details!
  • Want to see the size of Shed 5? Click here for a virtual tour
  • Come enjoy this glorious day of BOOKS, vinyl records, comics, creative arts, food, beer, funk music and more! What's not to love?!
  • Check the Bookfest photos from last year!

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Arnold, MO

Arnold Branch Library
1701 Missouri State Rd

Enter through basement

  • Fri 10-3, Sat 10-3
  • Preview: Thu 5-8pm, $5 fee
  • 15,000 books; 80% donated; 75% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $1
Ashland, MO

Southern Boone County Public Library
109 N. Main St

April 13 - 27; May 11 - 25; June 8 - 22; July 13 - 27; Aug 10 - 24; Sept 14 - 28; Oct 12 - 26; Nov 9 - 23; Dec 14 - 28
  • 2nd & 4th Saturdays monthly, 9-11am. Closed all other days.
  • $5/bag (bags provided
  • To allow for social distancing, only 1 person can shop at a time.

  • Library hours
Cape Girardeau, MO

Cape Girardeau Public Library
711 N Clark St.

Aug 23 - 25
  • Fri 6-8pm, Sat 8-5, Sun 1-5
  • Preview: Thu 5-8pm, Friends; join at door
  • 4,500 books; 80% donated; 75% hardcover; sorted; paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1

Columbia, MO

Columbia Public Library
100 W Broadway

April; Sept; Oct
  • Sat 9-4:45. Sun 1-4
  • not 'picked over'; most .25-.50
  • Children's Book Sale

May 1; June 5; July 3; Aug 7; Sept 4; Oct 2; Nov 6; Dec 4
  • Wed noon-3
  • Hundreds books; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; Most under $1
  • 1st Wed of each month - monthly themed sales, see Facebook page

  • Every Wed and Sat noon-3
  • Sorted; not 'picked over'; .50 and up
Conception, MO

Conception Abbey
St. Michael Hall gym
37174 State Highway V V

  • Sat, Sun 1-5
  • 6,000 books; 80% donated; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; Sat most $2; Sun most $1
  • Credit cards accepted
Cottleville, MO

St. Charles Community College
Schnare Library
4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr.

April 22 - 25
  • Mon-Thu, 7:30am - 9 pm
  • 5,000 books; 30% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; no buyer restrictions; $1-$2
  • Some books placed in library collection
  • Credit cards accepted
Crestwood, MO

Our Lady of Providence Catholic Church
8866 Pardee Rd

  • Sat 8-7
  • 100% donated; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions

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Creve Coeur, MO

JCC Used Book Sale
Jewish Community Center of St. Louis
2 Millstone Campus Drive
Arts & Education Building


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Ferguson, MO

FLIERS (Friends of the Ferguson Municipal Public Library)
35 N Florissant Road


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Fulton, MO

Callaway County Public Library
710 Court St

April; June; Aug; Oct
  • Sat 9-noon
  • Preview: Fri 4:30-6pm, Friends; join at door $5 ind., $10 fam.. No scanners at preview sale.
  • Paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; trade pb $1; children's .25
  • No scanners at presale; scanners allowed Sat

May; July; Sept; Nov
  • Thu 4:30-6
  • Paperbacks .50; hardcovers $1; trade pb $1; children's .25
  • Lobby book sale
Grain Valley, MO

Grain Valley Assistance Council
at Historical Society Bldg
506 N Main St

  • Wed 2-5:30pm, Thu, Fri 8-5:30, Sat 9-4
  • 3,000 books; 100% donated; 60% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; includes collection of new large print books; paperbacks .75-$5.50; hardcovers $1.50-$10; children's .25-$1.50
Hannibal, MO

Hannibal Free Public Library
200 S. Fifth St

April; Aug
  • Mon, Tue 10-7:45, Wed-Sat 10-5:45
  • Sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $3/bag provided
  • Restocked most mornings
Kansas City, MO

Waldo Branch Library
201 E 75th St

  • Fri 9-6, Sat 10-3
  • 2,000 books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; less than $2
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Children and Young Adult books ONLY
  • Sat 10am: Meet the Waldo Reading dog
Kirksville, MO

Adair County Public Library
1 Library Lane

  • Library hours
  • 100 books
Kirkwood, MO

Greentree Books
Kirkwood Public Library
140 E. Jefferson Ave.

  • Mon-Thu 10-8, Fri, Sat 10-6, Sun 1-4
Kirkwood, MO

Kirkwood United Church of Christ
1603 Dougherty Ferry Rd

May 18; Sept; Dec
  • 9-noon
  • 12,000 books; 95% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $2-$3
Lebanon, MO

Lebanon-Laclede County Library
915 S Jefferson

Oct 3 - 5
  • Fri, Sat 10-3
  • Preview: Thu 10-3, Friends only
  • 40,000 books; 80% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; .50-$1
  • Fresh stock

Nov 23
  • Sat 10-3
  • 40,000 books; 80% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; .50-$1
  • Remainders from previoius sale

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Linn, MO

Friends of Osage County Library
at Osage County Community Center
1811 Hwy 50 East (1 Technology Dr)

  • Sat 8-4, Sun 10-4
  • 10,000+ books; 97% donated; 35% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; Sun $5/bag, $10/box
Mound City, MO

Mound City Public Library
207 E. 6th St

  • Mon-Fri noon-5, Sat 9-noon
  • 1,500 books; 30% donated; 80% hardcover; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $2-$3
Mountain View, MO

Mountain View Public Library
125 South Oak St.

May 4; June 1; July 6; Aug 3; Sept 7; Oct 5; Nov 2; Dec 7
  • Sat 8-noon
  • 900 books; 75% donated; 80% hardcover; partly sorted; All books .25
Ozark, MO

Christian County Library
1005 N 4th Ave.

April; Oct
  • Wed, Thu 8:30am-8, Fri, Sat 8:30-5, Sun noon-4
  • no buyer restrictions
  • Some books removed
Pierce City, MO

Pierce City Library
101 N. Walnut St

April 26 - 27
  • Fri 9-5, Sat 9-1
  • Preview: Thu 5-7, Friends, join at door $5
  • 2,000+ books; 95% donated; 25% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $1-$10
Poplar Bluff, MO

Poplar Bluff Public Library
318 N Main St.

  • Mon-Thu 9-5, Fri, Sat 10-5, Sun 1-5
  • 90% donated; 50% hardcover; .25-$10
  • Valuable items (value over $10) are on view in special display cases and are available at the quarterly sale. These are not picked over by dealers
  • Buyers must be on site
  • Credit cards accepted
Rolla, MO

Rolla Public Library
900 Pine St.

  • Libray hours
  • .25-$1
Saint Joseph, MO

St. Joseph Public Library
927 Felix St

May 4 - 6
  • Sat 9-5, Sun 11-3, Mon 9-5
  • 2,000 books; 75% donated; 75% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; $2 and up
  • Credit cards accepted
Saint Louis (Creve Coeur), MO

Buswell Library
Covenant Theological Seminary
12330 Conway Rd.
314-434-4044 x 125

  • Mon 9am-9:30pm, Tue, Thu 8am-9:30pm, Wed 8-6, Fri 8-5, Sat noon-6
  • not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; paperbacks $4; hardcovers $8; (prices drop every few weeks)
  • Credit cards accepted
Shelbina, MO

Shelbina Carnegie Public Library
102 N Center St.


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Springfield, MO

Friends of Springfield-Greene County Library
at Ozark Empire Fairgrounds
3001 N Grant Ave

April 24 - 28; Sept 11 - 15
  • Wed-Fri 10-8, Sat 10-5, Sun 1-5
  • Preview: Tue 4-8, Friends, join at door $5
  • 50,000 books; 75% donated; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .50-$5
St. Ann, MO

Shepherd of the Hills Church
4161 Cypress Rd

  • Sat 8-1
  • Preview: Sat 7:30-8am, $5 fee
  • 2,000 books; 100% donated; 30% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .50-$1
St. Joseph, MO

Friends of the St. Joseph Public Library
at East Hills Shopping Center
3702 Frederick Avenue


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St. Joseph, MO

Rolling Hills Consolidated Library Annex
1906A N Belt Hwy

  • Mon-Thu 9-6, Fri 9-3, Sat noon-3, Sun 1-4
  • 3,000 books; 98% donated; 90% hardcover; sorted; paperbacks $1; hardcovers $2; CD, VHS $1, DVD $2, LPs .50, audiocassette .25
  • Not picked over; no resrictions

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St. Louis, MO

Millions of Items!
Greater St. Louis Book Fair
Edgar M. Queeny County Park
1675 S Mason Road

May 2 - 5
  • The 2024 Greater St. Louis Book Fair! 
  • Legendary charity book fair is one of the nation's oldest, largest and most popular charity book sales
  • MILLIONS of Donated Items - Bigger Than Ever!
  • Books, CDs, DVDs, ephemera and much more
    • Limited editions
    • Rare books
    • Signed copies
    • Coffee table art books
    • Children's books
    • Music
    • Cook books
    • Mysteries - and more!
  • Over 150 Categories 
  • May 4 - 7, 2023
  • Line tickets go on sale on Thursday, May 4, at 8am for just $25. You can purchase these ‘place holders’, leave the premises, come back before 4pm and keep your place in line. Entry into the book fair is $15 for presale starting Thursday, May 4 at 4pm.
  • Preview $10 Admission
    • Thursday, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. before the Fair opens to the general public.
    • Admission fee: $15
    • (Bracelets available for $25 to save your place in line)
  • FREE Admission
    • Friday, 10 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
    • Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
    • Sunday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
      • Half-Price Day!
    • Sunday, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Non-Profit Day. Closed to the public and limited to pre-registered 501(c)(3) organizations
  • Payment options for admission and all items purchased include cash, check, or credit card (Mastercard & VISA accepted).
  • Pick up great books to read at fantastic prices, purchase series of reference books to display in book cases or use them for craft projects and home décor - something for everyone!
  • Greater St. Louis Book Fair is one of the nation's oldest, largest and most popular charity book sales. Proceeds benefit local education and literacy programs.
  • The St. Louis Book Fair welcomes volunteers and monetary donations. Volunteer opportunities for people ages 12 and up range from greeters to cart wranglers and a wide variety of shifts are available.
  • The fair accepts new or gently used books, comics, CDs, DVDs or collectibles.
  • Volunteer information, donation locations, policies and everything else you want to know: Click Here for All Book Fair Details
  • Fair proceeds benefit local non-profit education and literacy programs Find us on Facebook
Summersville, MO

Texas County Library Summersville Branch
480 First St.

  • Fri 11-3, Sat 10-1
  • Paperbacks .25; hardcovers $1; $10/bag
  • Bake sale
  • Sweets and Reads
Trenton, MO

Grundy Cty Jewett Norris Library
1331 Main St

  • Mon 5-7pm, Tue-Fri 9-5, Sat 9-1
  • Preview: Mon noon-5, Friends; join at door
  • 3,000+ books; 100% donated; 95% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .25-$2; Sat $1/bag
Vienna, MO

Friends of the Maries County Library
at Visitation Catholic Church basement
105 North Main St

  • 9-7 daily (closed Sun; last day close at 3pm)
  • 5,000+ books; 40% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; .10-$2, Last day $2/bag
Washington, MO

Friends of Washington Library
410 Lafayette St.

  • Sat 9-4, Sun noon-4
  • Preview: Fri 3-6pm, Friends; join at door
  • 5,000 books; 100% donated; 50% hardcover; sorted; not 'picked over'; no buyer restrictions; plus CDs, DVDs; also vintage books; paperbacks $1; hardcovers $2; Vintage books $5

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Cleveland, OH

100,000 Books!
CWRU - ACE Book Sale!
CWRU South Campus, Adelbert Gymnasium
2128 Adelbert Road

June 1 - 4
  •  CWRU - ACE Book Sale - 2024! 
  • Join us June 1 - 4 for the 2024 book sale benefitting the Association for Continued Education at Case Western Reserve University
  • Featuring 100,000 Books!!!
  • Marvelous year of donations. One of the best groups of books ever!!
  • Books from every Genre and Department! Some examples:
    • Fiction, Literature, the Performing Arts
    • Rare and Antiquarian Books
    • Large psychology collection
    • Books written in many foreign languages
    • Religion, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology
    • Fine Arts: all periods of art, catalogs, photography
    • Cookbooks, Craft and Needlework, Sports, Interior Decorating, Gardening
    • Textbooks on all topics
    • Science: anthropology, archaeology, medical, natural and physical sciences
    • Technology: computers and engineering
    • Business: law, investing, economics
    • History and Politics
    • Travel
    • Children’s books
  • And the sale also includes:
    • Ephemera
    • Multi-media including CD’s, DVD’s, and vinyl records
  • Preview Sale
    • Saturday June 1
      • 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon,  ($20 preview fee)
  • General Sale, Free Admission
    • Saturday June 1
      • 12 noon to 5:00 PM
    • Sunday June 2
      • Noon to 5:00 PM
      • Shopper Coupon Day
    • Monday June 3
      • Noon to 5:00 PM
      • Discount Day
    • Tuesday June 4
      • 9:00 AM to 12 noon
        • Box Sale, $5 per box
  • Credit Cards accepted
  • Nothing is removed prior to the sale - it's all here for you
  • Visit the ACE Booksale Facebook page
  • We hope to see you there! A MILE of books await you!!

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Lancaster, PA

Friends of Lancaster Public Library
at Franklin and Marshall College
Alumni Sports and Fitness Center
929 Harrisburg Pike
(for campus map see

June 10 - 12
  • 250,000+ ITEMS!
    • Books! CDs! DVDs! Records!
  • Explore over 400 tables in our new location in F&M Alunmni Center on Harrisburg Pike in Lancaster
  • Books are sorted into 30 categories including sets
  • This year's sale also includes hundreds of unique Fine Arts books
    • Painting books Photography books and more!
    • Unique collections from several sources
  • All books offered are being sold for the first time - NO LEFTOVERS!
  • Sale Dates: June 10 to 12
    • Monday, 7AM-8PM
    • Tuesday, 9AM-8PM
    • Wednesday, 9AM-6PM  Half-Price Day!!
  • Great Prices
    • About 40% of books are priced at $2 for hardbacks & 50¢ for paperbacks
    • The rest are priced Individually and include some very nice collectibles and current fiction and nonfiction. And, so much more!
    • Cash, checks, and all major credit cards accepted
    • PA sales tax of 6% added unless buyer has tax exempt ID
  • Venue is handicapped accessible
  • Free Parking
  • All proceeds benefit Lancaster Public Library and Friends.
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State College, PA

200,000+ Books!
AAUW State College Used Book Sale
Penn State University-University Park
Snider Agricultural Arena
Corner of Park Avenue and Fox Hollow Roads

(Diagonally across Park Avenue from Beaver Stadium - 800 East Park Ave., State College, PA 16803)

May 11 - 14
  •  2024 AAUW State College Used Book Sale 
  • 200,000 High Quality Books! 
  • Huge sale with over 35 sorted categories of books
  • Displayed on 250 tables
  • Fabulous Rare Book Room and Collector’s section
  • Extremely clean and diverse inventory
    • Biography
    • Children's (25,000+ books)
    • Fiction
    • Health
    • History
    • Literature
    • Mystery
    • Textbooks, CD/DVD, audiobooks
    • Much more
  • May 11 - 14, 2024
    • Saturday, Sunday, Monday, 9 am to 8 pm
    • Tuesday, 9 am to 7 pm
  • Books are individually priced
    • Monday - HALF-PRICE DAY
    • Tuesday - BAG DAY - $10.00 per bag
  • Be green: Bring your own bags
  • Cash, checks and credit cards accepted
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  • Sale proceeds are used for programs, community grants, and scholarship awards that reflect our mission to advance gender equity for women and girls.
  • One of the largest book sales anywhere! Don't Miss It!

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