Friends of PCPL Fall Book Sale

October 13, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Polk County Public Libraries

Mark your calendars and make plans to attend the Friends of the Polk County Public Libraries’ Fall Book Sale from Wednesday, Oct. 10 through Saturday, Oct. 13 at the Columbus Library!

The Fall Book Sale will feature thousands of gently used fiction and nonfiction titles in hardcover and paperback as well as DVDs and CDs. Many items at the sale will be priced at $1 or less.

The Fall Book Sale dates and hours are:
PREVIEW DAY FOR FRIENDS ONLY – Wednesday, Oct. 10, 3-7pm
Thursday, Oct. 11, 9am-7pm
Friday, Oct. 12, 9am-5pm (select books will be free starting at 3pm this day)
Saturday, Oct. 13, 9am-3pm (the $5 bag sale is from 9am-12pm this day)

The first day of the sale – Wednesday, Oct. 10 – is a Special Preview Day for Friends only from 3-7pm, exclusively for current Friends and for those who join the Friends that day. Come take advantage of the Preview Day and bring a friend to join the Friends! Annual memberships with the nonprofit Friends group are $10 for individuals and $15 for families living in the same household. Individual lifetime memberships are $100. Membership forms will be at the Book Sale and also can be downloaded at The Friends’ Book Sales are the primary fundraisers for the nonprofit Friends group with all proceeds going to support library projects and initiatives such as the summer reading programs, special events, professional development opportunities for library staff, appreciation events for library volunteers and free programs for adults and children.

Many volunteers are still needed to help set up, publicize, staff, and break down the Fall Book Sale. If you can volunteer, please contact Friends Board President Kevin Reynolds at [email protected]