Friends of Rodman Library annual book sale

Details on the 2018 sale

The sale takes place during the first week of the Carnation Festival, Sunday through Thursday. Here are the dates and times for 2018:

  • Sunday July 29: 1 p.m.*-5 p.m. (Friends members only - memberships available at the door)
  • Monday July 30: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday July 31: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday August 1: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Regular prices until 5:00 p.m.)
  • Wednesday August 1: 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. (Friends members: Buy one bag $1, get one bag free. Non-members pay $1 per bag.)
  • Thursday August 2: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Friends members: Buy one bag $1, get one bag free. Non-members pay $1 per bag.)

* New start time for 2018

    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.