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Upcoming Massachusetts Book Sales

  • Jan - Feb
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  • May - June
  • July - August
  • Sept - Oct
  • Nov - Dec
January - February  
January 25 - 26, 2014 Natick, MA
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March - April  
March 21 - 23, 2014 Pepperell, MA
April 12, 2014 N. Dartmouth, MA

April 28, 2014

Waltham, MA
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May - June  

May 3 - 4, 2014*

Wayland, MA
May 10, 2014* Medway, PA
May 17, 2014 Medway, PA
May 17 & 18, 2014 Natick, MA
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July - August  
No sales listed this month  
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September - October  
September 20 - 21, 2014 Natick, MA
October 24 - 26, 2014* Wayland, MA
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November - December  
No sales listed this month  
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Book Sales by city.

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Agawam, MA

TBA*

Agawam Public Library
750 Cooper Street

Fri 2 - 5pm; Sat 10am - 3pm

*Preview: TBA

Presorted books: paperback $.50; hard cover $1. Cash only.

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Avon, MA

TBA

Avon Public Library
280 West Main Street

(508) 583-0378
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Boylston, MA

May 26, 2014

Boylston Public Library
695 Main Street

9am - 2pm

Friends of the Boylston Public Library

2000 presorted books generally $1. No holding of books.
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Cambridge, MA

TBA

Bryn Mawr Bookstore
373 Huron Ave

 

(617) 661-1770

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Concord, MA

TBA

Concord Free Public Library
129 Main Street

10am - 3pm

Friends of the Concord Free Public Library
20,000 presorted books. Hardback $2, trade paperbacks $2, mass market paperbacks 4 for $1. Children’s hardbacks $1, children’s paperback $.50.No hoarding; scanners OK.

Next sale date:

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Dartmouth, MA

TBA*

Southworth Library
732 Dartmouth St.

10am - 4pm

Friends of the Dartmouth Library
(508) 999-0726
*Preview:
7,500 presorted books $.50 - $2.
Stockpiling of books is not allowed by the fire marshal, but by leaving a license or credit card, books may be removed from the building while a tab is running. Cash or check only.

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Dracut, MA

Next Sale TBA

M. G. Parker Library
28 Arlington Street

 

(978) 454-5474

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Erving, MA

TBA

Erving Public Library
17 Moore Street

9am - 4pm (Saturdays) & open hours during the week

(413) 423-3348
Annual April Sale
1000 presorted books $.50 1 $2.

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Hamilton, MA

TBA*

Hamilton-Wenham Public Library
14 Union Street

Sat. 9am - 3pm; Mon - Wed 10am - 8pm; Thu 10am - 5pm

Friends of the Hamilton-Wenham Public Library
(978) 468-5577
*Preview:
15,000 presorted books $1 - 2.
No stockpiling of books. No credit cards.

Next Sale Date:

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Hudson, MA

TBA

V.F.W.
3 Palmieri Drive

Preview: Friday6 - 8pm; Sat 9am - 4pm; Sun 12 - 3pm

Friends of the Hudson Public Library
(978) 568-9644
Sale is always held on the weekend AFTER Columbus Day.
10,000 - 12,000 presorted books. Paperbacks $.50; Hardcovers - $1.00. Books sold by the bag on Sunday.

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Kingston, MA

TBA

First Congregational Parish Book Fair
224 Main Street

10am - 2pm

(781) 585-3051
500 plus presorted books: paperbacks $.50; hardcover $1 - $5. Next sale date:
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Littleton, MA

TBA

Tahattawan Masoni Lodge
310 King St.

9am - 4pm

(978) 486-3198

350 presorted books $.50 - $15. No credit cards.

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Medway, MA

May 10, 2014*

Medway Public Library
26 High Street

10am - 2pm

Friends of the Medway Library

(508) 533-3217

*Preview: May 9, 7pm - 9pm.
15,000 presorted books $.50 - $2.

Next Sale Date: Bag Sale May 17, 10am - 2pm.

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Middleton, MA

TBA*

Flint Public Library
1 S. Main St.

10am - 2pm

Friends of the Flint Public Library
*Preview:
3000 presorted books $.50 - $1.50.

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Milton, MA

Next Sale TBA

Milton Public Library
476 Canton Avenue

Friends of the Milton Public Library
(617) 698-5757

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Natick, MA

January 25 - 26, 2014

Morse Institute Library
14 E. Central Street

Sat 9:30am - 4:30pm; Sun noon - 3pm

20,000+ presorted books: hardcovers $1; paperbacks $.50; children's $.50; some specially priced books. Scanners not allowed Saturday, welcome Sunday. No strollers in sale room on Saturday.

Next Sale Dates: May 17 & 18, 2014; September 20 & 21, 2014

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N. Dartmouth, MA

April 12, 2014

Bishop Stang High
500 Slocum Rd

9am - 2pm

900 presorted books $1 to $2. No credit cards.

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Peabody, MA

TBA

Peabody Institute Library
82 Main St.

10am - 2pm

Friends of the Peabody Institute Library

(978) 531-0100

200 books $.50- $2. Monthly booksales will resume once library renovations and repairs are completed.

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Pepperell, MA

March 21 - 23, 2014

Friends of the Lawrence Library
Pepperell Community Center
2 Hollis Street

Fri 8am - 8pm; Sat 9am - 5pm; Sun 9am - 1pm*

(978) 433-0330
30,000 presorted books. Hardcovers $2; Media $1; Paperbacks $.50; All Children's $.50. No restrictions on scanners and vendors. No credit cards.

*Paper grocery bag sale on Sunday $10.

Upcoming book sale:

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Waltham, MA

April 28, 2014

More Than Words Bookstore and Cafe
376 Moody St.

12pm - 4pm


(781) 788-0035
10000 presorted books $1. Please re-shelve books. Credit cards accepted.

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Wayland, MA

May 3 - 4, 2014*

Friends of the Wayland Public Library
Wayland Town Building
41 Cochituate Road

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

(508) 358-4515
*Preview: May 2, 6 - 8:30pm; October 24, 6 - 8:30pm.
10,000 presorted books $.50 - $1. No scanners.

Next sale date: October 24 - 26, 2014*

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Westford, MA

TBD

J.V. Fletcher Library
50 Main Street

Sat 10am - 5pm; Sun 2 - 4pm

 

 

Friends of the J.V. Fletcher Library Inc.
(978) 692-5555

10,000 presorted books hardbacks start at $1; paperbacks at $.50. Scanners are not allowed at Preview Sale on Friday night.

Next Sales:

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Worcester, MA

TBA

Worcester Public Library
3 Salem Square

10am - 4pm

Friends of Worcester Public Library
7,000 presorted books $.50 - $5. Books can only be scanned while on racks.

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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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Barnstable Village, MA

Sturgis Library
3090 Main Street, Route 6A

Mon, Wed - Fri 10am - 5pm; Tue 1 - 8pm; Sat 10am - 4pm

508-362-6636
2,000+ books sorted into broad categories $.50 - $3.
Credit cards accepted.

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Boylston, MA

Boylston Public Library
695 Main Street

Friends of the Boylston Public Library

Library hours. Check shelf for on-going book sale: 20-30 items which rotate periodically.

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Concord, MA

Concord Free Public Library
129 Main Street

Friends of the Concord Free Public Library
In-library sale shelf open library hours. Priced as marked.

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Milton, MA

Milton Public Library
476 Canton Avenue

Tue 10am - 2pm; Wed 6:30 - 8:30pm; Sat 10am - 2pm

Friends of the Milton Public Library
(617) 698-5757
3,000 presorted books.

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Norwell, MA

The James Library
24 West St.

Tue - Fri 1 - 5pm; Closed Sat in July and August

(781) 659-7100
100 books. Less than $5.

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Tewksbury, MA

Tewskbury Public Library
300 Chandler St.

Wed 4:30pm - 7:30pm; Sat 10am - 1pm during school year.

(978) 640-4490
4500 presorted books. Paperbacks $.50, Hardcover $1.
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Westford, MA

J.V. Fletcher Library
50 Main Street

Friends of the J.V. Fletcher Library Inc.
(978) 692-5555

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Book sale rack at library rear door available anytime during library hours