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VPL Book Sale

Library Book Sale

Visit the Friends of the Vancouver Public Library for more information about their upcoming booksales in May and October.

Thousands of books on sale each day. Come and browse through the tables of bargains and treasures!

  • All items cash and carry. Please bring your own bags.
  • Materials sold "as is". All sales final.
  • Prices for regular items range from 75 cents to $2.50 (Unless otherwise noted. See below).
  • Bank machine on the promenade.

Please note, shoppers will not be admitted 30 minutes before closing.

2014 Fall Book Sale

Thursday, October 23 10:00 am - 9:00 p.m.
Friday, October 24 10:00 am - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 25 10:00 am - 6:00 p.m.


Alice MacKay Room, Lower Level
Central Library, 350 W. Georgia St.


All items are $2.50, with the following exceptions:

Non-fiction – adult books
(hardcover & soft cover)
Non-fiction – children's books
(hardcover & soft cover)
75 cents
Fiction – adult & children's books 75 cents
Children's picture books $1.50
Multilingual books
(NOT including dictionaries & language learning material)
75 cents
(including multilingual CDs & DVDs)
Books on Tape - adult & children's
75 cents
Large print books 75 cents
Pocket-sized fiction paperbacks 75 cents
Dictionaries & Language Learning $2.50
"Special Finds" Prices vary

Do you have books to donate to the Library?

Donations to the Library are welcome year-round. For more information on donating books and other materials, such as DVDs, CDs, etc., please call 604-331-4033 to discuss your gift.

Please note that we do not accept videos, cassettes, or CD-Roms for the sale.

For information about other kinds of donations, please see our Support the Library page.

If you have any other questions please contact Quick Information Service at (604) 331-3603.