Spring Used Book Sale, April 13-18, 2020

The Friends Spring Book Sale will take place Monday, April 13 through Saturday, April 18 in the Rogers Room of the Forest Grove City Library, 2114 Pacific Avenue in Forest Grove.
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Sale Hours are coordinated with Library open hours: Monday — Wednesday, 9:30 AM — 8 PM, Thursday — Saturday, 9:30 AM — 5 PM.
15,000+ Books, videos, CDs, vinyl records…all priced to sell!  Due to extraordinary donations we will be offering a huge selection of paperback mystery novels and many children’s books at this sale. 

Membership has its privileges! On Wednesday and Thursday, current Friends of the Library members get a 50% discount on all they purchase.

Memberships can be purchased or renewed at the door of the book sale.  Individual one-year memberships are $10, Family memberships $20, Contributing memberships $35 and Sustaining memberships $100.  A membership form is also available on this website: see the “join’ page.

On Friday and Saturday (9:30 — 5:30), all shoppers may fill standard grocery bags with books and other media and pay just $5 per bag.

Dealer Alert:  Friends volunteers have carefully combed through donations and library discards, looking for items that Friends can sell online.  Books and other media that we think we can sell online for $7 or more won’t be on sale at this twice-a-year on-site book sale.

You can help: As always, we have several volunteer opportunities.  More than fifty peopled helped with the spring sale.

  • We need help with set-up and take-down.  Strong backs and willing hearts are needed to move boxes of books from two rooms in the Library to the Rogers Room on Thursday, April 9 between 10:00 and 8:00.
  • Volunteers are also needed to put books on shelves and tables before the sale, during the day, April 10 and 11, during the library’s open hours..
  • Another vital job is taking two-hour shifts cashiering during the days of the sale.
  • A final, big effort is required on Monday, April 20, 9:30 — 11:00. The remaining books have to be placed in bins and the room cleaned up after the sale.

Those who help with set-up, “minding the store” and clean-up get to take two free books for their efforts.

If you are interested in helping make the book sale a success, please call Katie Allnutt  at 503-357-0658 or email her at allnutt@frontier.com

And of course, we welcome book donations any time!  Please bring books that are in good condition to the Library.  Library staff tells us that Wednesday evening is the best time to bring books to the Library.