The Friends hold two massive book sales annually at Arlington Central Library underground parking garage as well as smaller year-round sales at all library locations.
Thursday, Sept 26, 5:30 – 9pm FOAL Members Only (membership available at the door)
Friday, Sept 27, 10am – 6pm open to all
Saturday, Sept 28, 10am – 6pm open to all
Sunday, Sept 29, 12pm – 6pm open to all – Half price day!
More Than 75,000 Categorized Items
- The sale in September will feature over 100 opera 78 rpm records!
- Biggest categories include military, history, science, math, engineering, cookbooks, fiction and literature;
- Large selection of children’s books; including older children’s literature;
- Collector’s items;
- Hundreds of phonograph records in very good to excellent condition, all genres and speeds;
- DVDs, CDs, LPs and audiobooks;
- Thousands of mass market paperbacks – still only 50 cents!
- Restocking through 1 pm on Saturday.
- For special accommodation call 703-228-3346.
- No line placeholders permitted before Thursday September 26th.
- Arlington sale books have not been picked over prior to the sale. No restrictions on buyers.
- Accepting VISA, Mastecard, Checks and Cash.
When shopping, please be aware that your elusive find may end up in an unexpected category. As the sale gets underway items get misfiled or left in surprising spots even though our volunteer staff works hard to keep things straight. So be sure to browse all the aisles when you shop.
Volunteers needed! Questions?
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or (703) 228-5990.
The next fall book sale runs from September 26 thru 29, 2013 at the Arlington Central Library parking garage. Donations for the upcoming sale will be accepted until September 18, 2013. From September 18 through October 4, 2013, Arlington Central Library will not be accepting donations. For more information about accepted materials, calendars and other details please check our Donation FAQ.