Build your home library at Friends Book Sales

Attend Friends of the Library book sales to get great titles for your home library and support the public library you love. Since 1971 the Friends have gifted more than $1.9 million to the library. A significant portion of those funds come from Friends book sales.

Fabulous items for sale

Books ready for the sale

Buy quality used books, movies and music from the Friends of the Library. We’ll also have a specialty area with individually priced items that are not your ordinary donation – collectibles, activities and games.

Cash and credit cards accepted. Friday night is for members only (memberships sold at the door). Admission is free Saturday and Sunday. Bring your own tote bags. Sunday is the bag sale – fill a grocery sack (provided) for $10. Marvin Auditorium

Sales are located in the library’s Marvin Auditorium. Check the book sale page the week of the sale to see if there are any COVID related restrictions.

Sale prices

  • Hardback books and most paperbacks – $2
  • Record albums, DVDs, CDs, audiobooks, sheet music – $1
  • 45 rpm records – $.50 or 3/$1
  • Small paperbacks (only where marked) – 2/$1
  • Children’s books – 4/$1

2022 Sales in Marvin Auditorium

We have four sales planned in 2022 on the dates below. Our sales are Friday, Saturday and Sunday with Fridays being members-only nights, Saturdays the public sale and Sundays public bag day sale. Mark your calendars for these dates:

  • Jan 21-23
  • April 22-24
  • July 22-24
  • Oct. 21-23

Friends of the Library Members Only | Friday | 5 – 8pm

This night of the sale is for Friends members only. Memberships will be available at the door or in the Booktique. Memberships are $20 for an individual or a family starts at $30 and are good for one year from the date of purchase. Bring your own totes, boxes, luggage on wheels, etc. to carry home your bargains.

Public Book & Media Sale | Saturday | 9 am – 3pm

Free admission. Books will be sorted by genres. Bring your own totes, boxes, luggage on wheels to carry home your bargains. Bring your own totes, boxes, luggage on wheels, etc. to carry home your bargains.

Bag Day | Sunday | Noon – 3pm

Fill a grocery bag (provided) with books, movies and music for $10. Books are sorted by genres.

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