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Upcoming Pennsylvania Book Sales

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  • May - June
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January - February  
January 11, 2014 Towanda, PA
February 4 - 8, 2014* Newtown Square, PA
February 8, 2014 Towanda, PA
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March - April  
March 8, 2014 Towanda, PA
April 12 - 14, 2014 Media, PA
April 12, 2014 Towanda, PA
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May - June  
May 1 - 3, 2014 Swarthmore, PA
May 10, 2014 Towanda, PA
May 10, 2014 Wallingford, PA
May 31 - June 1, 2014 Chester Springs, PA
June 14, 2014 Towanda, PA
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September 6, 2014 Towanda, PA
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Abington, PA

TBA

BookCellar Abington Free Library

 

Friends of the Abington Free Library
Lower Level
Major sales in April & September
No credit cards.

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Allentown, PA

Museum of Indian Culture

TBA

2825 Fish Hatchery Road

10am - 6pm

(610) 797-2121
500 - 800 presorted books $1 - $25. No credit cards.

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Apollo, PA

TBA

Apollo Memorial Library
at First Evangelical Lutheran Church
214 N. Penn. Ave
Fri 4 - 8pm; Sat 9am - 4pm; Sun 12:30 - 3:00


724 478 4214
4,000-5,000 presorted books $1.50 - $.50

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Chambersburg, PA

TBA

Chambersburg Mall
3055 Black Gap Road

Thu 6 - 9pm; Fr 10am - 9pm; Sat 10am - 9pm; Sun 12 - 5pm

Franklin County Library System
(717) 709-0282 x210
Presorted books. Credit cards accepted.

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Chester, PA

TBA

J. Lewis Crozer Library
620 Engle St.

9am - 2pm

J. Lewis Crozer Library Book & Bake Sale

(610) 494-3454 x204

600 presorted books $.50 - $5. No credit cards.

Next sale:

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Chester Springs, PA

May 31 - June 1, 2014

Chester Springs Library
1685 Art School Road

Sat 10am - 5pm; Sun 12pm - 5pm

(610) 827-9212

Approximately 4,000 presorted $.50 to $2.

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Clarks Summit, PA

TBA*

Friends of the Abington Community Library
United Methodist Church
1310 Morgan Highway

9am - 2pm

*Preview: TBA
Presorted books $.25 - $2.

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Brogue, PA

TBA

Collinsville Community Library
2632 Delta Road

9am - 3pm


(717) 927-9014
1,000+ presorted books $1 - $.50. Cash or check only.

Next sale date:

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Etters, PA

TBA

Red Land Community Library
48 Robinhood Dr.

9am - 2pm


(717) 938-5599
6000 presorted books $1 - $2. Credit cards accepted.

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Exton, PA

TBA*

Chester County Library
450 Exton Square Parkway

Sat 9:30am - 4; Sun 1 - 4pm


Friends of Chester County Library
(610) 280-3235

*Preview:
30,000 presorted books $.50 - $5 + special books. No credit cards.

Next sale date: October 11 - 13, 2013

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Franklin, PA

TBA

Venango County Historical Society
301 South Park Street

Thu - Sat 10am - 5pm; Sun Noon - 5pm

12,000+ presorted books. Paperbacks $.25; Children's $.25 - $1.00; Hardback $.25 - $2.00; Rare Books priced as marked.

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Gettysburg, PA

TBA

Gettysburg Middle School
37 LeFever Street

Wed - Fri 9am - 8pm; Sat 9am -12pm.

Friends of the Gettysburg Library
(717) 253-1157
60,000+ books sorted into over 50 categories. $2 or less. No pushing, shoving, grabbing or rude behavior. Cash or checks with picture ID only.

Next sale: August 2013

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Greensburg, PA

TBA

YWCA of Westmoreland County
Westmoreland Mall
5256 Route 30

Thu - Sat 9am - 9pm; Sun 9am - 3pm

(724) 834-9390
Thousands of presorted books. $1.50 per inch (stacked against a ruler). $7 a bag on Sunday.

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Hatboro, PA

TBA

Union Library Company of Hatborough
243 S. York Rd.

9am - 3pm

(215) 672-1420
10,000 presorted books $.50 - $1.

(+ Community Shred Event 10 AM to 2 PM). Rain date September 15.

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Hummelstown, PA

TBA*

Friends of the Alexander Family Library

Trinity United Methodist Church
210 West Main Street

Wed - Fri 9am - 9pm; Sat 9am - 1pm

(717) 576-4645
*Preview:
25,000 presorted books $.25 - $5. No credit cards.

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Indiana, PA

TBA

St. Thomas More University Parish & Catholic Student Center

44th Annual Newman Used Book Sale
1200 Oakland Ave.

Fri 4pm - 10pm; Sat 9am - 7pm; Sun 11am - 4pm

(724) 463-2277

100,000 presorted books. Prices from $.50 to $3.50. Carts must be left outside of tent area. No credit cards

Upcoming sale:

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Lansdale, PA

TBA

Lansdale Public Library
301 Vine St.

Lansdale Library Association

(215) 855-3228

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Lititz, PA

TBA

Lititz Public Library
651 Kissel Hill Road

Wed - Fri 9am - 8 pm; Sat 9am - 4pm.

(717) 626-2255
15,000+ presorted books. Most are $.50 - $2.

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Media, PA

TBA

Granite Run Mall
1067 W Baltimore Pike

10am - 9pm

Benefits the Middletown Free Library.

Thousands of books $.50 to $1.

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Media, PA

April 12 - 14, 2014

Media Municipal Center
4th & Jackson Sts.

Media-Upper Providence Free Library

Each day 10am - 5pm

(610) 566-1918
35,000 books in an 8 Room cottage and large community room, 76 categories: hardcover $2, paperback $1-2.

Next sale date: October 18 - 20, 2014

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Monroeville, PA

TBA*

Monroeville Public Library
4000 Gateway Campus Blvd.

Thu 10am - 8pm; Fri & Sat 10am - 4pm; Sun 2pm - 4pm (Bag Sale)

(412) 372-0500
*Preview:
Presorted books $.50 - $3.

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Montrose, PA

TBA

Susquehanna County Library

Village Green, 2 Monument Sq.

9am - 4pm

 

(570) 278-1881

25,000+ presorted books, no pre-sale or picking over. Most paperbacks $1, hardcovers and some trade paperbacks $2. Antiquarian and better books individually priced. No scanners allowed.

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Morgantown, PA

TBA

Village LIbrary
207 N.Walnut St.

Times varies by day.


(610) 286-1022
7000 presorted books $.25 - $2.

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New Hope, PA

TBA

Free Library of New Hope and Solebury
93 West Ferry Street

 

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Newport, PA

TBA

Newport Public Library
316 N. 4th St.

Thu 10am - 6pm; Fri 10am - 8pm; Sat 10am - 3pm

(717) 567-6860
*Preview: TBA
Thousands of presorted books: trade paperback $.50; hardcover $1. Credit cards accepted.

Next sale dates:

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Newtown Square, PA

February 4 - 8, 2014*

Newtown Public Library
201 Bishop Hollow Rd.

Tue - Thu 10am - 8pm; Fri 10am - 5pm; Sat 10am - 3pm

 

Friends of Newtown Public Library

(610) 353-1022

*Preview: Tue, February 4, 2014. $3 preview admission.

4,000 presorted books. Hardbacks $1; paperback $.50. $5 coffee table books. Sat is half price day. Sale held every 6 months.

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North Wales, PA

TBA

North Wales Area Library
233 S. Swartley St.

Thu 6 - 9pm; Fri - Sun 8am - 4pm

(215) 699-5410
8,000 presorted books. Paperback $1; Hardcover $2.

Credit card accepted.

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Parkesburg, PA

TBA

Behind Parkesburg Borough Hall
315 West First Avenue

9am - 3pm

(610) 857-5165

Parkesburg Library
1500 presorted books presorted books $1 - $10.

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Pittsburgh, PA

TBA

C C Mellor Memorial Library
1 Pennwood Avenue

Sat 9am - 4pm; Sun 9am - 4pm; Bag sale Mon 9am - 8pm; Tue 9am - Noon

(412) 731-0909
*Preview:

No scanners.

10,000 presorted books $1 - $4. No credit cards.

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Robinson Township, PA

TBA

Robinson Township Library
1000 Church Hill Road

See website for times

 

(412) 787-3906
5,000 presorted books $.25 $1.

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Pittsburgh, PA

TBA

Wilkinsburg Public Library
605 Ross Avenue

10am - 5pm.* Closed Sun.

(412) 244-2940
*Preview:
8,000 presorted books. Hardbacks $1; special books priced separately. Credit cards accepted.

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Quarryville, PA

TBA

Quarryville Library
357 Buck Road

Thu 9am - 8pm; Fri 9am - 5pm; Sat 9am - 12pm

(717) 786-1336
*Preview:

More than 15,000 books presorted into categories and popular authors $.50 - $1. Some specialty items priced as marked. Cash or check only. Next sale:

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Schnecksville, PA

TBA

Friends of Parkland Community Library

Lehigh Career & Technical Institute
4500 Education Drive, Lot #4

Fri 3:30 - 7:30pm; Sat 8:30am - 3:30pm; Sun 11am - 3pm; Mon - Wed 10am - 8pm.

 

(610) 398-1361
80,000+ presorted books $.50 to $10.

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Scranton, PA

TBA

St. Thomas More Parish
1625 N. Main St.

9am - 2pm

(570) 343-0634
5000 presorted books $1 - $5

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South Park Twp., PA

(Pittsburgh area)

TBA

South Park Township LIbrary
South Park Township Community Center Bldg.
2575 Brownsville Rd.

Fri 10am - 7pm; Sat 10am - 3pm

 

Friends of South Park Township LIbrary

(412) 833-5585 (library)

1500 books in popular categories $.25 $2 with special books priced more.

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Strasburg, PA

TBA

Strasburg Heisler Library
46 W. Main St.

Fri 9am - 8pm; Sat 8am - 3pm

(717) 687-8969
*Preview:
10,000 presorted books $3 hard cover, $1 paperback, some individually priced. Credit cards accepted.

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Stroudsburg, PA

TBA

Hughes Library
1002 North Ninth Street

Sat noon-4:45pm; Sun 1 - 4:45pm; Mon - Thu 9am - 8:30pm; Fri 9am - 3pm

65,000 presorted books. 50 categories. Most Paperbacks $.50, Hardcover $1.00 unless otherwise marked.

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Stewartstown, PA

TBA

Mason-Dixon Public Library
250 Bailey Drive

Fri 10am - 5pm; Sat 9am - 4pm

(717) 993-2404
4,000 presorted books $.10 - $1.

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Swarthmore, PA

May 1 - 3, 2014

Swarthmore Public Library at
Borough Hall

121 Park Avenue

Thu & Fri 9am - 7pm; Sat 9am -2pm

Friends of the Swarthmore Public Library
7,000+ presorted books $1 - $5 plus specially priced books.

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Telford, PA

TBA

Indian Valley Public Library
100 E. Church Ave.

9am - 9pm

(215) 723-9109
Approximately 10,000 presorted books $.25 - $3. Credit cards accepted. Some newer and collectible books are special priced.

Next sale dates:

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Towanda, PA

2nd Saturday of every month

Towanda Public Library

104 Main Street

10am - 2pm

Friends of the Towanda Public Library

Over 1000 presorted books.

Upcoming sales: Every 2nd Saturday of the month.

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Tunkhannock, PA

TBA*

Tunkhannock Public Library
220 West Tioga Street

Fri - Sat, Mon 10am - 4pm

(570) 836-1677
*Preview:

7500 presorted books $.50 - $1. No credit cards.

Next sale dates:

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Wallingford, PA

May 10, 2014

Helen Kate Furness Library
100 N. Providence Road

10am - 3pm

(610) 566-9331

2000 presorted books $.50 - $5. Credit cards accepted.

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York, PA

TBA

Dover Library
West Manchester Mall
1800 Loucks Road-Yellow Entrance

8am - 8pm; 12pm - 2pm

(717) 292-6814
3000 books $.25 - $2. Credit cards accepted.

York, PA

TBA

York County Literacy Council
West Manchester Mall, Macy's Court
1800 Loucks Road

Fri 10am - 7pm; Sat 10am - 4pm

 

(717) 845-8719
10,000 presorted books $.50 - $2.

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Year-round sales by city.

Libraries and other non-profits often feature a sale shelf, cart or table available throughout the year.
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Abington, PA

BookCellar Abington Free Library

Friends of the Abington Free Library
Lower Level
Presorted books $.25 - $2. No credit cards.
Hours: Mon - Tue, Thu - Fri 12 - 4pm., Wed 12 - 8:30pm, Sat 10am - 4pm

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Brogue, PA

Collinsville Community Library
2632 Delta Road

(717) 927-9014
Book sale in library every day. Library hours.

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Chester, PA

J. Lewis Crozer Library
620 Engle St.

(610) 494-3454
Hours: Mon - Thu 9am - 8pm; Fri - Sat 9am - 4pm
Sale table with 70 books $0.50 - $1.00. No credit cards.

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Exton, PA

Chester County Library
450 Exton Square Parkway

Friends of Chester County Library
(610) 280-3235

Book Sales The foyer of the library keeps book sale racks throughout the year.

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Media, PA

Media-Upper Providence Free Library

1E, Front Street

(610) 566-1918
Year round sale paperbacks @ library.

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Newport, PA

Newport Public Library
316 N. 4th St.

(717) 567-6860
Sale rack in library.

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Newtown Square, PA

Newtown Public Library
201 Bishop Hollow Rd.

(610) 353-1022
Book sale cart in library lobby year-round.

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North Wales PA

North Wales Area Library
233 S. Swartley St.

(215) 699-5410

4000 presorted books $.50 - $2. Credit cards for purchases over $5.
Mon & Thu 1 - 9pm; Tue & Wed 10am - 9pm; Fri 1 - 5pm;. Sat 10am - 4pm

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Pittsburgh, PA

Wilkinsburg Public Library
605 Ross Avenue

10am - 5pm. Closed Sun.

(412) 244-2940

Small selection in library year-round.

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Springdale, PA

Springdale Free Public Library
331 School St.

(724) 274-9729
1000 presorted books: $.25 - $2.

Library hours

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Stewartstown, PA

Mason-Dixon Public Library
250 Bailey Drive

(717) 993-2404
Books for sale year-long in the library.

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Telford, PA

Indian Valley Public Library
100 E. Church Ave.

(215) 723-9109

About 100 items are for sale year round during regular hours. Hours: Mon & Wed 10am - 8pm; Thu 12 - 8pm; Fri 10am - 5pm; Sat 9am - 4pm.
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Tunkhannock, PA

Tunkhannock Public Library
220 West Tioga Street

Library hours.

(570) 836-1677
Book Room featuring 300o books every day with weekly lobby sales featuring a particular category every week. We sell approximately 35,000 books a year.

Wallingford, PA

Helen Kate Furness Library
100 N. Providence Road

(610) 566-9331
Paperbacks on sale year round in library basement.

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