Book Sales

Image of Friends Book SaleThe Friends hold quarterly Book Sales.  Book sale hours are 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. Fridays and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. All sales are held in the lower level of the Coralville Public Library, 1401 Fifth Street, Coralville, Iowa.  Find Book Sale dates in the right hand menu or at the bottom of the page on mobile devices.

Over 7000 used books offer buyers a broad range of reading material. Book sale prices on Fridays are $2* for hardcover books, $1* for paperbacks. On Saturday, enjoy fewer crowds and greater bargains with hardcover books priced at $1*, paperbacks at 50 cents*. (*Some books are individually priced.) Audiovisual materials are 50 cents and children's books are 25 cents both days.

Donations of relatively current fiction and non-fiction in good condition are accepted at the front desk of the library.  Please, no encyclopedias or magazines.

Questions and comments can be directed to the Friends at their e-mail address or by leaving a note at the front desk of the Coralville Public Library.  Many Book Sale questions can be answered by Library Staff.

Friends members:

Members get in an hour early, 12:30 pm on Friday, for first pick at the sales.

Join us on our book sorting dates.  Many hands make light work, and you get to see what’s going to be at the sales first.