Collector’s Corner

Collector’s Corner is home to some of the sale’s most exciting offerings. Here is where you’ll find rare and antiquarian books, first editions, collectible vinyl records, artwork, ephemera, toys, and games — including video games. Many of our offerings are under $10!
 

We’re gearing up for the Spring 2017 sale

 
The days are getting longer and longer, and spring is getting nearer and nearer. Our volunteers are busily sorting and pricing books for this spring’s sale. We’ll open our doors in May (here are our hours).

Can’t bear to wait that long? Check out the Collector’s Corner page on FaceBook to get an idea of what we’ll have in store for you

Our books have great stories -- in more ways than one! Learn the story behind an 18th-century manual for the bombardment of Hungarian castles and a 19th-century pamphlet claiming to lay bare the true-crime story of a cold-blooded female serial killer here. Our books have great stories — in more ways than one!
Learn the story behind an 18th-century manual for the bombardment of Hungarian castles and a 19th-century pamphlet claiming to lay bare the true-crime story of a cold-blooded female serial killer here.
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Where does the money go? Where does the money go?
At each sale we sell hundreds of thousands of books and raise hundreds of thousands of dollars. Where does the money go? See how the Friends distribute the funds raised to local libraries and community programs.
What happens to the books that don't sell? What happens to the books that don’t sell?
The books on the shelves for each book sale come from the previous six months’ worth of donations: every sale starts from scratch. What happens to the books that don’t sell? They, too, find their way into the hands of readers. Find out how!
How do we price the books in Collector's Corner? How do we price the books in Collector’s Corner?
See a brief description of our methods and a list of some of the experts we’ve consulted on our books.

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Last updated: March 14, 2017 at 16:07 pm