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VPL Book Sale

The Friends of the Vancouver Public Library also host book sales throughout the year in May, September and December. For more information about their upcoming sales, please visit the Friends of the Vancouver Public Library website.

Library Book Sale

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.

2017 Fall Book Sale

Thursday, October 26 10:00 am - 9:00 p.m.
Friday, October 27 10:00 am - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 28 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 visit the VPL donations page.

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 us at (604) 331-3603.