Used Book Sales

USED BOOK SALES

Garlic Festival Used Book Sale – Aug, 2017


The Friends‘ Used Book Sale will be held at the annual Elephant Garlic Festival, August 11 – 13, 2017. This is our biggest sale of the year and prices are dropped to “rock bottom” to move our huge inventory of used books and videos. Thousands of fabulous books will be for sale at Jessie Mays Community Hall throughout the festival. Come inside for great bargains and good reads – fiction, non-fiction, children’s, DVDs, and more. Prices range from $1 to $2.00. All proceeds go to benefit the North Plains Public Library.

The sale will be held inside the Jessie Mays Community Center in North Plains.


Annual May Used Book Sale – May 2014

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Each year the Friends of the North Plains Public Library holds a Used Book Sale on the first Saturday in May to coordinate with the citywide Annual Garage Sale Day. This year (2013) the sale will be held on Saturday, May 4th from 9 am to 3 pm at the Jessie Mays Community Center. Hundreds of new gently used books, both hardbacks and paperbacks, fiction and non-fiction, will be for sale. Prices range from $1 to $2.00. All proceeds go to benefit the North Plains Public Library.

Along with the book sale, the North Plains Garden Club will hold its annual spring plant sale in the Jessie Mays parking lot. Additionally the North Plains Public Library will be having a bake sale in front of the library located at 31334 NW Commercial Street in North Plains. Come and support our North Plains Library!


Garlic Festival Used Book Sale – Aug, 2012

The Friends‘ Used Book Sale will be held at the annual North Plains Elephant Garlic Festival, August 10 – 12, 2012. This is our biggest sale of the year and prices are dropped to “rock bottom” to move our huge inventory of used books and videos. Thousands of “gently used” books, both hardbacks and paperbacks, fiction and non-fiction, audio books and videos will be for sale. Prices range from $1 to $2.00. All proceeds go to benefit the North Plains Public Library.

The sale hours are:

  • Friday, Aug. 10 – noon to 8 pm
  • Saturday, Aug 11 – 10 am to 8 pm
  • Sunday, Aug 12 – 10 am to 4 pm

The sale will be held inside the Jessie Mays Community Center in North Plains.


Annual May Used Book Sale – 2011

Each year the Friends of the North Plains Public Library holds a Used Book Sale on the first Saturday in May to coordinate with the citywide Annual Garage Sale Day. This year (2012) the sale will be held on Saturday, May 5th from 8 am to 4 pm at the Jessie Mays Community Center. Hundreds of new gently used books, both hardbacks and paperbacks, fiction and non-fiction, will be for sale. Prices range from $1 to $2.00. All proceeds go to benefit the North Plains Public Library.

Along with the book sale, the North Plains Garden Club will hold its annual spring plant sale in the Jessie Mays parking lot. Additionally the North Plains Public Library will be having a bake sale in front of the library located at 31334 NW Commercial Street in North Plains.


Holiday Used Book Sale

This year the Friends of the North Plains Public Library held its 1st Holiday Used Book Sale on December 3, 2011 from 9 am to 4 pm at the Jessie Mays Community Center. All proceed were used to help purchase new materials for the library. The book sale was held in conjunction with the Library Craft Sale and the North Plains Holiday Bazaar.

You can shop anytime during the year for used books, videos, and DVDs on the sale shelves located near the front door of the Library. Prices range from $.50 to $2.00. All proceeds go toward the purchase of new materials for the Library and for programs.

Small quantities of book donations may be deposited at Jessie Mays Community Center in the drop-box at the south end of the building. Small amounts of donations may also be brought in to the North Plains Public Library during open hours.

Please call the North Plains Public Library at 503-647-5051 to make arrangements for delivery of large quantities to the Jessie Mays Community Center.

Sorry, no encyclopedias, textbooks or National Geographic magazines will be accepted.


Many Thanks to North Plains RV and Self Storage

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The Friends of the Library have been given a free storage unit to house books between sales events. Friends members, city staff, and library staff are very grateful for this donation. We applaud the corporate support shown by owner Jeff Jensen and manager of operations, John Eisenbarth.

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