Friends of the Library Book Sale is April 22-26

April 5, 2017

The Friends of the Library will hold its spring book sale from Saturday, April 22, to Wednesday, April 26, at its Book House, 430-B N. Main Street. This is one of the largest community book sales in the country with thousands of bargains on items in more than 64 categories including books, comics, artwork, posters, DVDs, vinyl records and more. Hardback books, paperback and large print books are available for purchase with most items priced from 25 cents to $4.

The Collector’s Corner is a unique feature of the book sale that offers special items including first editions, signed copies and rare books for purchase at fair prices. It is open the first four days of the sale.

This sale occurs only twice a year, in the spring and fall. Shoppers are advised to bring their own boxes. Cash and checks are accepted for payment. Hours are:
Saturday, April 22, 9 6 p.m.
Sunday, April 23, 12 to 6 p.m.
 Monday, April 24, 12 to 6 p.m.
Tuesday, April 25, 12 to 6 p.m. – everything is half price
Wednesday, April 26, 12 to 6 p.m. – everything is 10 cents

Proceeds from the book sale help to purchase library materials, programs for all ages at Alachua County Library District branches throughout the county, scholarships for library staff and special land purchases as well as remodeling projects for the library.

More information is available by contacting the Friends of the Library, (352) 375-1676 or at or Nickie Kortus at or (352) 334-3909.

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