Book Sale

The Indy Library Store hosts several book sales a year, with all proceeds going to the Library Foundation. Friends of the Library (donors to the Library Foundation) with a Friends of the Library card have early, exclusive access to the book sales.

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The book sale began in 1982, then called Secondhand Prose

More than $7.5 million has been raised for the Library Foundation through book sale proceeds

The Indy Library Store also sells online. Visit us at Amazon, AbeBooks and eBay anytime

You can donate your books to the Indy Library Store! Learn more. Our pick-up service is currently on pause. Please check back for updates.

Books are a Bargain at the Indy Library Store

Adult hardback: $3.00
Adult softback: $1.00
Juvenile: $1.00
Juvenile board books: $0.25
DVDs/BluRay: $2.00/title
CDs: $0.25/title
Audio Books: $5.00/title
Vinyl LPs: $2.00/title
Magazines: $0.25

February

Fri, 2/04 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Friends Day

Sat, 2/05 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Saturday Sale

Mon, 2/07 @ 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM Half Price Day

Tue, 2/08 @ 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM $7 Bag Day

March

Fri, 3/04 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Friends Day

Sat, 3/05 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Saturday Sale

Mon, 3/07 @ 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM Half Price Day

Tue, 3/08 @ 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM $7 Bag Day

April

Fri, 4/01 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Friends Day

Sat, 4/02 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Saturday Sale

Mon, 4/04 @ 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM Half Price Day

Tue, 4/05 @ 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM $7 Bag Day

June

Fri, 6/03 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Friends Day

Sat, 6/04 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Saturday Sale

Mon, 6/06 @ 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM Half Price Day

Tue, 6/07 @ 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM $7 Bag Day

July

Fri, 7/08 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Friends Day

Sat, 7/09 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Saturday Sale

Mon, 7/11 @ 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM Half Price Day

Tue, 7/12 @ 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM $7 Bag Day

August

Fri, 8/05 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Friends Day

Sat, 8/06 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Saturday Sale

Mon, 8/08 @ 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM Half Price Day

Tue, 8/09 @ 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM $7 Bag Day

October

Fri, 10/07 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Friends Day

Sat, 10/08 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Saturday Sale

Mon, 10/10 @ 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM Half Price Day

Tue, 10/11 @ 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM $7 Bag Day

November

Fri, 11/04 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Friends Day

Sat, 11/05 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Saturday Sale

Mon, 11/07 @ 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM Half Price Day

Tue, 11/08 @ 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM $7 Bag Day

December

Fri, 12/02 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Friends Day

Sat, 12/03 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Saturday Sale

Mon, 12/05 @ 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM Half Price Day

Tue, 12/06 @ 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM $7 Bag Day

All book sales are held at the Library Services Center at 2450 N. Meridian St. Indianapolis, IN 46208.

Schedule updated 1.5.2022.

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