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January - February  
February 15, 2014 Killingworth, CT
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March - April  
March 14 - 16, 2014* Franklin, CT
April 5 - 6, 2014* Somers, CT
April 12, 14 - 15, 2014 Derby, CT
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May 10, 2014

Killingworth, CT
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Avon, CT

TBA
281 Country Club Road

Fri 4 - 8pm $5.00 fee or free admission w/Friends postcard; Sat - Sun: varies by day

Friends of the Avon Free Public Library

Approximately 22,000 presorted books $.50 to $100. Cash or checks only

Upcoming book sale:

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Beacon Falls, CT

TBA

Town Hall Assembly Room
10 Maple Avenue

Fri 6 - 8pm; Sat 9am - noon

Friends of Beacon Falls Library
(203) 729-1441
5000 presorted by basic category. Up to $2.

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Bethel, CT

Next Sale TBA

Catholic Charities
Plain Jane's Restaurant
208 Greenwood Avenue

10am to 2pm

(203) 748-0848
1500 presorted books below $2. Credit cards accepted.

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Bridgeport, CT

TBA

Burroughs-Saden Memorial Library
925 Broad Street

Thu 11am - 5pm; Fri & Sat 11am - 4pm; Mon 1 - 5pm

Friends of Bridgeport Public Library

(203) 371-6397

10,000 presorted books $.25 - $2 and up.

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Burlington, CT

TBA

Burlington Public Library
34 Library Lane

10am - 4pm

*Preview: TBA 3 - 6pm; $5 admission (BLA members and Region 10 faculty free).

Sat $5 bag sale (Our plastic bag). Pie Sale upstairs in the Anne Walluk Community Room.
(860) 673-3331

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Canterbury, CT

TBA

Canterbury Public Library
1 Municipal Drive

9am - 2pm

Friends of the Canterbury Public Library
(860) 546-9022
Books $.50 - 2. No credit cards.

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Canton, CT

TBA

Canton Public Library/Community Center
40 Dyer Avenue

Sat 10am - 3pm; Sun 11am - 2pm

Friends of the Canton Public Library

Preview: September 7, Early sale 8 - 9:30am, $10 donation.

8000 presorted books $1 - 4. Very old books, priced higher. Cash, check only. Sunday bag sale!

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Columbia, CT

TBA

Friends of the Saxton B. Little Free library
Columbia Green
319 Rt 87

Sat 9am - 3pm; Sun 11am - 3pm

*Preview: Friday 5 - 8pm (Friends free, others $5)
A building full of presorted books! $.50 - $3.

Next sales:

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Derby, CT

TBA

Derby Neck Library
307 Hawthorne Ave.

(203) 734-1492
No admission charge. 4000 books. $1 for hardcovers and media. $.50 for paperbacks.

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Derby, CT

April 12, 14 - 15, 2014

Derby Public Library
313 Elizabeth Street

Sat 9:30am - 1:30pm; Mon - Tue 10am - 7pm

(203) 736-1482
2000 books. Fill a bag $5 (we provide bags), $.50 paperback, $0.25 magazine, $1 audio materials. Cash only. No credit cards.

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Franklin, CT

March 14 - 16, 2014*

Janet Carlson Calvert Library
5 Tyler Drive

Sat 9am - 2pm; Sun 12 - 3pm ($5 bag day)

(860) 642-6207
*Preview: March 14: 6 - 8pm, $5.00 per person.

Too many presorted books to count $.25 -$2. Cash and check only.

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Groton, CT

No Sale this year.

Bill Memorial Library
240 Monument Street

 

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Guilford, CT

TBA

Guilford Free Library
67 Park Street

Fri 9am - 6pm; Sat 9am - 3pm; Sun 11am - 3pm

(203) 453-8282
35,000 presorted books $1 - $3. No credit cards.

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Hamden, CT

TBA

Apostle Immigrant Services
Sacred Heart Academy cafeteria
265 Benham St.

10am - 2pm

 

203-752-9068
2500 presorted books $.50 - $3. No credit cards.

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Killingworth, CT

May 10, 2014

Killingworth Library

301 Rt 81

9am - 3pm

Killingworth Library Association

(860) 663-2000

4-5,000 partially sorted books: Fiction, non-fiction, children's, cookbooks, special interests. $.50 - $2, some higher. No credit Cards.

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Middletown, CT

TBA

Russell Library
123 Broad Street

Library hours

(860) 347-2528

3000 books $2 - $4. Cash only.

Upcoming sales:

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Middletown, CT

TBA

Wadsworth Mansion
421 Wadsworth Street

9am - 4pm

Friends of Russell Library
(860) 347-2528
300 presorted books $2 - $4.

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Monroe, CT

TBA

Friends of the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library

Masuk High School

1014 Monroe Trunpike (Route 111)

Sat* - Tue 10am - 5pm; Wed 10am - 1pm

Annual Book Sale 30,000+ presorted books. Paperbacks $1, Hardcover $2+.

*Dealers may come on Saturday at 9am for a $10 early admission fee.

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Newington, CT

TBA

Friends of the Lucy Robbins Welles Lilbrary
Newington Senior Center
120 Cedar St.

Sat 9am - 5pm; Sun 12 - 4pm (bag for $5.00)


(860) 665-8700
12,000 presorted books. Hardcovers $2; paperbacks, $.50; children's $.50 - $2.00. Cash only.

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Newtown, CT

TBA

Reed Intermediate School
3 Trades Lane

Sat - Mon 9am - 5pm; Tue & Wed 9am -7pm

Friends of C.H. Booth Library
120,000+ Books, DVDs, CDs, LPs, VHS tapes
presorted into 87+ categories, Fiction alphabetized by author $.50 - $10. Rare and Collectibles too. Scanners Welcome on sales floor. No restriction, just manners please. Credit cards accepted.

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North Branford, CT

Next Sale TBA

Friends of the North Branford Libraries
Jerome Harrison School

(203) 484-0469
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Portland, CT

TBA (Books for Beach sale)

Portland Library
20 Freestone Ave.

Sat 10am - 4pm; Sun 10am - noon

Friends of the Portland Library
(860) 342-6770

*Preview:

3000 presorted books: Hardcover $1; Trade $1; paperback, children's, young adult $.50; DVDs $2; videos $1.
*Sun: "Bag of books" sale, members $2, non-members can purchase tote bag for $3, no other bags/boxes permitted on Sun.

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Ridgefield, CT

TBA*

Yanity Gym
60 Prospect Street

Fri 12 - 8pm; Sat 9am - 5pm; Sun 12 - 5pm; Mon 10am - 4pm

 

Friends of the Ridgefield Library

(203) 438-9997
*Preview:

30,000 presorted books: paperbacks $.50 - $2; Hardcover $3. Credit cards accepted with $10 purchase.

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Shelton, CT

TBA

Plumb Memorial Library
65 Wooster Street

Fri 10am - 6pm; Sat 10am - 4pm; Sun 12 - 4pm

(203) 924-1580

*Preview:

10,000 presorted books $.50 - $2. No credit cards.

Sat: Half Price; Sun: $5 Bag sale.

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Somers, CT

April 5 - 6, 2014*

Somers Public Library

2 Vision Blvd.

Sat 9am - 4pm; Sun 10am - 2pm

 

Friends of The Somers Public Library

(860) 763-3501

*April 4th, 6:30 - 8pm, members free $5 admission nonmembers.
4000 presorted books $.25 - $2. No hoarding. No credit cards.

Upcoming sale:

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South Windham, CT

TBA

Guilford Smith Memorial Library
17 Main Street

9am - 2pm

(860) 423-5159
10,000 presorted books $.20 - $2.

Always the Saturdays before Mother's Day and Thanksgiving.

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Tolland, CT

TBA

Friends of Tolland Public Library

Hicks Gymnasium
Corner of Rte. 195 and Old Post Road

 

(860) 871-3620
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Watertown, CT

TBA

1/2 price harcover sale

Watertown Library
470 Main Street

Friends of the Watertown Library
(860) 945-5360
Thousands of books - 3 rooms of presorted books. Regular Bookstore. All Hardcover books 1/2 price for entire month of August & December.

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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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Beacon Falls, CT

Beacon Falls Library
10 Maple Avenue

Friends of Beacon Falls Library
(203) 729-1441
Book Sale a la Cart open during Library hours.

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Burlington, CT

Burlington Public Library
1 Library Lane

Burlington Library Association
(860) 673-3331

There is a cart in the library which is restocked on a regular basis and books may be purchased when the library is open.

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Canterbury, CT

Canterbury Public Library
1 Municipal Drive

Friends of the Canterbury Public Library
(860) 546-9022
Year round sale bookshelf in library.

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Canton, CT

Canton Public Library/Community Center
45 Dyer Avenue

Friends of the Canton Public Library

Sale table in library, library hours on website.

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Derby, CT

Derby Neck Library
307 Hawthorne Ave.

(203) 734-1492

Bookshelf: 200 books.

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Groton, CT

Bill Memorial Library
240 Monument Street

(860) 445-0392

Books for sale on rack in lobby. Library hours.

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Portland, CT

FPL Second Hand Prose Bookshop

Portland Library
20 Freestone Ave.

(860) 342-6770

Friends of the Portland Library

Hardcover $2; Trade $1; paperback, children's, young adult $.50; DVDs $2; videos $1; Library discards $.50.

Library hours.

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Watertown, CT

The Book Nook
470 Main Street

Friends of the Watertown Library

A Quality Used Book Store

Tue - Thu 10am - 8pm; Fri 10am - 5pm; Sat 10am - 4pm

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