The Allentown Public Library holds a book sale every other month with many exciting books, audio cd’s, music, and more.
Book Sale Prices
Fill a Bag: $5.00
Sale Dates and Hours:
Thursday, April 27: 10AM – 7 PM
Saturday, April 29: 10AM – 3PM
Thursday, June 22: 10AM – 7PM
Saturday, June 24: 10AM – 3PM
Thursday, August 24: 10AM – 7PM
Saturday, August 26: 10AM – 3PM
Thursday, October 19: 10AM – 7PM
Saturday, October 21: 10AM – 3PM
Thursday, December 14: 10AM – 7PM
Saturday, December 16: 10AM – 3PM
The Allentown Public Library accepts donations of used books and AV materials but because of limited space and resources we asked that items be in good, clean condition.
Please Call 610-820-2400 ext. 141 to discuss your donations before bringing them to the library.
What to Donate
|Yes Please!||No Thank You : (|
|Fiction – current or former bestsellers, titles published in the last 5 years, classic mysteries||Fiction – No torn, stained, ripped, moldy, or musty smelling or books|
|Nonfiction – on topics of interest to the general reader, published in the last 5 years||Nonfiction – No magazines, encyclopedias, or text books|
|Paperbacks – fiction and nonfiction in excellent condition||Paperbacks – No torn, stained, ripped, moldy, musty smelling or outdated books|
|Local history – Allentown and Lehigh County history, local genealogy; Allentown high school yearbooks are particularly appreciated||We’ll Take a look at almost anything|
|Children’s books – hardcover books or paperbacks, in very good condition||Children’s books – No torn, stained or written in books|
|DVDs – fiction or nonfiction in good condition||VHS Tapes|
|Audiobooks – preferably unabridged||Cassette Audiobooks|
|CDs – popular and classical titles||Cassettes|
The library reserves the right to add donated items to our collection or sell them in our book sales.
If you are interested in providing a Memorial Book to the library, please click here for more information