Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale is October 21-25

October 3, 2017

The Friends of the Library will hold its fall book sale from Saturday, October 21, to Wednesday, October 25, 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 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 bags or boxes. Cash and checks only are accepted for payment. Hours are:
Saturday, Oct. 21, 9 6 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 22, 12 to 6 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 23, 12 to 6 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 12 to 6 p.m. – everything in the general collection is half price
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 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 District.

More information is available by contacting the Friends of the Library, (352) 375-1676 or at or visit the Alachua County Library District’s eBranch at or call (352) 334-3900.

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