Pequot Library

Bringing Literature, Music, Art, Science &
the Humanities to our Community

Summer Book Sale

58th Annual Summer Book Sale

One of the largest book sales in New England

Friday, July 27 to Tuesday, July 31, 2018, see below for daily hours

OVER 100,000 BOOKS, plus CDs, DVDs, RECORDS, etc., in over 60 categories,  plus unique Specials

Admission is FREE and open to the public. Proceeds directly fund Pequot Library's programs, library services, and events.

Friday, July 27*: 9am to 6pm - DOUBLE the marked price
Saturday, July 28: 9am to 6pm - Priced as marked
Sunday, July 29: 9am to 6pm - Priced as marked
Monday, July 30: 9am to 6pm - HALF the marked price
Tuesday, July 31: 9am to 2pm - $5 PER BAG DAY!

*Spend $250 on Friday and receive 20% discount on all purchases (special items excluded)

High quality books at reasonable prices
Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express accepted.

Join us as a Volunteer!
Sign up online.

CLICK ON THIS LINK FOR Catalog of "Specials" for pre-sale

  • Buyers have an opportunity to purchase up to five (5) Specials in advance of the sale, at a premium of 25% above the catalog price.
  • The advance sale will field requests in order of submission at 12:01am on July 20. Viewing items is by appointment only, schedule yours at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Help us save the environment: If possible, please bring your own reusable bags!

Download a Books for Teachers application here.
Application deadline: July 15, 2018

Rare and Collectibles

Over 60 categories, including your favorites:

  • Art & Architecture
  • Astrology & Occult
  • Atlas & Dictionary
  • Biography
  • Business
  • Children/Young Adult
  • Classics
  • Coffee Table
  • Cookbooks
  • CT & NE & NY
  • Crafts & Hobbies
  • Diet & Nutrition
  • Education & Textbooks
  • Exotica
  • Family & Parenting
  • Fiction
  • Foreign Language
  • Gardening & Nature
  • Graphic Novels
  • Health Issues
  • History & Politics
  • Humor
  • Impulse
  • Large Print
  • Law & Crime
  • Literature/Anthology/Writing
  • Maritime
  • Military History
  • Music
  • Mystery
  • Old and Interesting
  • 'Ologies
  • Performing Arts
  • Pets & Animals
  • Photography
  • Poetry
  • Recorded Books
  • Records, CDs, Tapes, DVDs, Videos
  • Religion & Philosophy
  • Science
  • Science Fiction
  • Self-Help
  • Sets
  • Sheet Music
  • Signed Books
  • Sociology & Anthropology
  • Specials
  • Spies/Espionage
  • Sports
  • Travel
  • Transportation
  • And more!

Scanners & other wireless devices welcome in sales areas; stockpiling and "clearing" not permitted.

Food: Buy your lunch while you shop, served by Fox Pond Farm
Friday, July 27 & Saturday, July 28
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. both days

Get to know our Community Partners with information tables on the Great Lawn.
Sunday, July 29, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Backspace Westport
Bigelow Senior Center
Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America
Music for Youth - with live music!
Westport Country Playhouse
Wonderland BookSavers

Exit 19 off I-95 south to 720 Pequot Ave, Southport
(203) 259-0346 ext. 115

Getaway Ideas: Walk from Metro North, enjoy a picnic on the Great Lawn or go to a local Southport restaurant. Stroll to the beach after and catch the sunset over Long Island Sound.

Parking: In Pequot Library's parking lot, or the Trinity Episcopal Church* parking lot (on the corner of Pequot Avenue and Center Street), or in the Southport Congregational Church parking lot (524 Pequot Avenue and across from church) or, on the weekend, in the train station parking lot (400 Center Street).

Thank you to our generous sponsors!