If you are like us here at the Jacksonville Public Library, a good book sale makes your book-loving heart very happy! Here are 3 reasons why you should join us for The Friends of the Jacksonville Public Library's 3 day Big Bag Book Sale:
1. Cheap books, music, audio books, records and more for the whole fam!
Did you know the Jacksonville Public Library has a book store? We of course sell books at this store, but did you know we also sell Music CD's, Movies, audiobooks, records and more? Our Big Bag Book Sale offers some of the best prices around. Shop the Big Bag Book Sale for an affordable way to add to your personal library or to pick up a gift. So, don’t just think of yourself, think of everyone in your life! Load up your bag with picture books, YA reads, graphic novels, audiobooks and records! Do everyone a solid by instilling a love for reading or music while also making their day!
2. We have BOGO perks.
We are kicking off our Big Bag Book Sale on January 16 with a member’s only night. If you are a member (not a member? Don’t fret, you can become a member at the door!) join us on January 16, 2020 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. The member’s only discount is 25% off, you buy one bag for $15 (includes discount) and get the second bag free! There is not a limit on the number of bags that can be purchased, and items will be continually restocked throughout the sale.
If you can’t make it for member’s night, you’ve got two more chances on January 17 and 18. Buy one bag for $20 get the 2nd bag free! Once again, there is not a limit to the number of bags that can be purchased and items will be continually restocked throughout the sale.
3. Support a Good Cause
We offer thousands of items in our bookstore and when you purchase an item from us, you are also supporting the Jacksonville Public Library! The profits from our Friends' book sale funnel back into our library, and we use them for programs like summer reading, new books, adult learning programs and more! The Friends of the Jacksonville Public Library Bookstore is located at the University Park Branch Library. It is open year-round on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., and on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. You can always shop cheap, used books during these open hours. Our Big Bag Book Sale is a sale that happens just once a quarter. Be sure to follow the Jacksonville Public Library’s social media pages to stay up to date with the latest books sales.