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The Fall 2024
Book Sale



Oct 12-14, 19-21,
& 26-29

Getting into the Sale: If you wish to avoid a long line on any particular Sale day, we suggest you line up early in the morning of that day or come later in the afternoon when the line tends to be shorter.


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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2024 Fall Sale

October 12-14, 19-21*, & 26-29

First day, Oct 12: 8am-8pm

All other days: 10am-8pm

*Wednesday, Oct 23

Seniors (60+) & People with Disabilities Day, 10-4pm 

Student Night (16+, valid ID) 4-8pm

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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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 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.
The Spring 
Member Pre-Sale is 5-7pm on Tuesday, April 30.

Member-only

Pre-Sale

Book enthusiasts 60 & over and people with disabilities 
can shop on "Seniors & People with Disabilities  Day."
 Your helper must stay with you and cannot shop separately.  

The next Seniors & People with Disabilities Day is Wednesday Oct 23,  10am-4pm.

Seniors &
People with Disabilities

Day
 

Student

Night

Student

Night

The next Book Sale
Student Night will be held on Wednesday,

Oct 23, 4 - 8pm.
Students must be 16 years (or older) & show a current student ID.

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 Wednesday, May 22, 2-6pm, the following groups and individuals can select items for their school or organization, free of charge: teachers, home school teachers, student teachers, clergy, & 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

Day

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The Sale

Dates and Times

The

Cale

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Sale

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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.

The Sale

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Floor Map
Prices

Sale

      Prices

 

As the sale progresses, the prices on our main-floor items will drop (shown below).  Click here, if you cannot see the price list below.

 

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Scenes From The Sale

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