The Indianapolis Public Library holds several book sales each year at the Indy Library Store (formerly known as the Secondhand Prose Book Sale). New and used books/materials are also available for purchase online (see below).

All sales support The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. For additional information, please email indylibrarystore@indypl.org or call 317.275.4044.

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2015 Book Sale Schedule

JANUARY

Friday          January 23, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.    Friends Night
Saturday     January 24, 10 a.m.– 4 p.m.
Thursday    January 29, 12 – 7 p.m.
Friday         January 30, 12 – 7 p.m.               ½ Price Day
Saturday     January 31, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.     $7 Bag Day

APRIL
Friday         April 10, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.           Friends Night
Saturday    April 11, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Thursday   April 16, 12 – 7 p.m.
Friday        April 17, 12 – 7 p.m.                      ½ Price Day
Saturday    April 18, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.           $7 Bag Day

JUNE
Friday        June 19, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.           Friends Night
Saturday   June 20, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Thursday  June 25, 12 – 7
Friday        June 26, 12 – 7                              ½ Price Day
Saturday   June 27, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.            $7 Bag Day

SEPTEMBER
Friday        September 11, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Friends Night
Saturday   September 12, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Thursday  September 17, 12 – 7 p.m.
Friday        September 18, 12 – 7 p.m.            1/2 Price Day
Saturday   September 19, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.   $7 Bag Day

NOVEMBER
Friday       November 13, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.     Friends Night
Saturday   November 14, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Thursday  November 19, 12 – 7 p.m.
Friday       November 20, 12 – 7  p.m.              ½ Price Day
Saturday   November 21, 10 a.m.  4  p.m.       $7 Bag Day

All book sales are held at:

Library Services Center
2450 N. Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46208
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Book Sale Price List

Adult Hardbacks: $2.00
Juvenile Hardbacks: $1.00
Oversized Paperback Books: $1.00
Paperback Books: 50 cents
Juvenile Paperbacks: 25 cents
Records, Tapes & CDs: 50 cents to $1.00
DVDs: $1.00 – $3.00
Plus videotapes, posters, and more!
Special sales area items priced individually. Visa and MasterCard accepted.

To purchase Indy Library Store books online, please visit:

Donate Books
If you would like to donate books to The Indianapolis Public Library, please bring them to the Library Services Center (2450 N. Meridian St.) or call the Library Foundation at 317.275.4700. For guidelines and more information about donating books, contact us.