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The Sale

 

2021 Fall Sale: 
October 9-11, 16-18, 23-26.
Hours: 10am-8pm

How long is the line?

Senior & Disabilities Day,
Oct 20, 10am-4pm
60 yrs & older


Student Night,
Oct 20 4pm-8pm
16 yrs & older, current student ID

 

Getting into the Sale: If you wish to get in early on any particular Sale day, we suggest you line up early in the morning of that day. First come, first served.


Bringing bags & boxes: Please bring your own reusable bags, boxes or bins. We offer bags & boxes, but they may run out later in the Sale! 
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2021 Fall Sale   

October 9-11, 16-18, & 23-26.

Hours: 10:00am-8:00pm

To keep the line moving,

there are  per checkout  limits

on the first Saturday & First Sunday.

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Special Sale Days

We have several special sale days which are described below (hover over each of them for more details). If any of them apply to or interest you, make sure to check those days on the Sale Calendar that follows.

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Available for those who join the Friends of Tompkins County Public Library at the Book Collector $100-level or above. You must join in advance. Click HERE to make your membership gift.  These memberships cannot be shared.  You may purchase a total of twenty-five (25) items from the main floor and seven (7) items from Collector’s Corner at each Member
Pre-Sale.

Member-only

Pre-Sale

Book enthusiasts 60 & over and those with disabilities that make shopping difficult can shop on "Senior Day" which is the Wednesday 
between the 2nd & 3rd weekends, October 20, 10:00am - 4:00pm.  Your helper must stay with you and cannot shop separately.

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Student Night will be held on Wednesday, October 20, 4:00-8:00pm. Students must be 16 years (or older) & show a current student ID.

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Dime

Day

On the last Monday of each Sale, every item on the main floor is just a dime! That's just 10¢.

Bag

Day

Buy all the books that fit in a standard, reusable grocery bag for only $1 on Bag Day, the last Tuesday of each Sale.

On the Wednesday after the Sale, we welcome the following individuals or groups from Tompkins County to select items for their school or organization, free of charge:  teachers, home school teachers, the
clergy, community, and other not-for-profit organizations. Please bring proof of your affiliation with a local not-for-profit organization or a teacher ID.

Not-For-Profit

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Floor  Map

Our floorplan often changes between sales. Be sure to consult the current map when you shop.

If you cannot see the map below, click here for a link to the PDF.

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      Prices

As the sale progresses, the prices on our main-floor items will drop (shown below). For Collector's Corner price schedule and The List, click here.

 

If you cannot see the price chart below,

click here for a link to the PDF

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