Due to construction at the Aurora Hills Library, their FOAL bookstore is temporarily closed.

Book Sales

We hold two large used book sales a year in the parking lot underneath Central Library at 1015 N. Quincy Street. The closest Metro stops are Ballston and Virginia Square on the Orange Line.

Members only night is always the Thursday night of the Book Sale and Sundays are always half price days. You can become a member on Thursday night at the sale!

Volunteers are always needed for these sales. Sign up to volunteer.

The Spring Book Sale is March 26 - 29, 2020

Thursday, March 26, 2020
(Membership available at the door)

Friday, March 27, 2020
10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Open to all

Saturday, March 28, 2020
10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Open to all

Sunday, March 29, 2020
12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Open to all and Everything is half price!


Our Fall Book Sale will be October 22-25, 2020

Volunteers needed!

FOAL Book Sale


Arlington Central Library Parking Garage
1015 N. Quincy St.


Ballston or VA Square on Orange Line

For details: 703-228-5990
TTY: 703-228-6320

Special accommodation: 703-228-5993