At our annual meeting last month, the membership of the Friends of the Mercer Island Library approved the dates for their three book sales this year. All sales are held at the Mercer Island Public Library, 4400 88th Avenue SE, Mercer Island, WA 98040.
Spring Book Sale
Thursday, April 14th to Sunday, April 17th in the lobby during Library open hours.
Great fiction paperbacks and hardbacks along with a nice selection of children’s and nonfiction for sale.
Fall Book Sale
Friday, September 9th, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, September 10th, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, September 11th, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
This is our biggest sale of the year. We will have over 10,000 books in all genres, plus media. Most items are priced between $0.50 and $2.00 with new items added daily. Paperbacks will be sold in the lobby as early as Wednesday the 7th.
Our usual Members-Only Presale at the Fall Book Sale will be Thursday, September 8th, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. (non-members can join the Friends of the Mercer Island Library at the door.)
The Silent Auction for the Fall Book Sale will be held from August 15th through September 6th. Roughly 100 special books will be showcased in the lobby display case. Last year’s items included a signed cookbook by Julia Child.
Winter Book Sale
Thursday, December 1st- Sunday, December 4th in lobby during Library open hours.
Mini but mighty. We will have great books for sale suitable for gifting or just for your reading pleasure including holiday-themed books for children.
Proceeds from the book sales fund, in whole or in part, over 75% of the programs at the Mercer Island Library so please donate your quality used books and support our sales!
Anyone interested in donating books can leave them at the Library’s circulation desk. And anyone interested in volunteering at the books sales is welcome. Please call us at 206-250-5909 or 206-236-3537, or email us at info “at” milibraryfriends.org for more information.