2021 Fall Sale:
October 9-11, 16-18,
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.
Bags & Boxes: Please bring your own reusable bags or boxes or bins. We do offer boxes, but may run out toward the end of the Sale! We'll have some reusable bags for purchase, but these, too, may be gone by late in the Sale.
Our 2021 Fall Sale
is planned for
October 9-11, 16-18, & 23-26.
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.
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 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, 10:00am - 3:00pm. Your helper must stay with you and cannot shop separately.
There will be no Student Night during the Spring Sale.
On the last Monday of each Sale, every item on the main floor is just a dime! That's just 10¢.
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 free for their school or organization: teachers; home school teachers; and churches, community, and other not-for-profit organizations. Please bring proof of your affiliation with a local not-for-profit organization or a teacher ID.