Friends of Rodman Library annual book sale

Details on the 2017 sale

The sale takes place during the first week of the Carnation Festival, Sunday through Thursday. Here are the dates and times for 2017:

  • Sunday, July 30:  2-5 p.m. (Friends members only - memberships available at the door)
  • Monday, July 31:  9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday, August 1:  9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, August 2:  9 a.m. - 8 p.m. (Buck-a-Bag for Friends members only, 5 - 8 p.m. - bring your membership card)
  • Thursday, August 3: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Buy one bag for $1, get one bag free sale for Friends members only (bring your card). Non-members pay $1 per bag.

Volunteer for the sale


  • Hardback: $ .50 each/3 for $1.25
  • Paperback: $ .25 each/5 for $1.00
  • Magazines: $ .10 each/12 for $1.00
  • CDs: $1.00 per disc
  • Audiobooks: $.25 per cassette
  • VHS Videocassettes: $ .50 each
  • DVDs: $1.00 each

The sale will be held at the main library. Items for sale will be on display in the auditorium, Children's program room, front lobby, and gallery. Items for sale include books, paperbacks, computer software, DVDs, videotapes, CDs, audio tapes, books on tape, magazines, and puzzles. A listing of collectible books is also available.

The Library cheerfully accepts book donations for the Book Sale at anytime during the year. Books in poor condition due to water damage, mold, dirt, or missing covers and pages are not accepted. The drop-off is located at the Adult Circulation Desk at the Main Library. Small donations may be made at the Branch.

Funds raised during the book sale are used to buy equipment for the Library and fund special projects.

The Friends organization looks forward to the community's support of the Used Book Sale project.

Thank you for making the sale such a big success. See you at this year's sale.