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Book Sales

Open book with butterflies and flowers and text Spring Booksale

Spring 2020 Book Sale | April 23-26

THU, April 23 | 5–7 PM | Members Only Night

FRI, April 24 | 10 AM–6 PM

SAT, April 25 | 10 AM–6 PM

SUN, April 26 | 12–4 PM

Spring reads are blooming at the first Friends book sale of the year! With subjects ranging from ABCs to quantum mechanics, you’re sure to find the perfect book at this sale. Items are priced $2 and under, so you can afford to boost your collection while you support your library.

Books aren’t your thing? Browse the selection of over 8,000 CDs, DVDs, and audiobooks. All gently used and ready for a new home!


Children’s Book Sale | Sat, MAY 30

9AM-4PM | LPL Entrance

Get those summer reading goals off to a great start by shopping our huge collection of books for the babies, kids, and young adults in your life.  We have all the books you’ll need to keep kids gaming, cooking, crafting, learning and reading all summer long!  All our children’s books are priced $1 and under.

All proceeds of this sale support the rockin’ programs and services of your favorite Lawrence Public Library.

What to expect:

Friends Bookshelves
People Selling Books
Tuesday Book Sale

What's Available:

Over 64,000 book store-quality books organized by genre/ subject

An entire room of children’s books

CDs, DVDs and audiobooks organized by genre

Bags and boxes to get your treasures home

Lots of volunteers to help you find that perfect book

Easy payment options: cash, check, charge and Apple Pay

Easy Pricing:

$2 Hardcovers

$1 Paperbacks & Graphic Novels

50¢ Mass Markets & Comics

$1 CDs, DVDs, Video Games & Puzzles

$2 Audio books

$1 Children’s & Young Adult Hardcovers

50¢ Children’s & Young Adult Paperbacks & Board Books

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