Pequot Library

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

Summer Book Sale

57th Annual Summer Book Sale

“The Best Book Sale in New England”

Friday, July 21 to Tuesday, July 25, 2017, see below for daily hours

OVER 140,000 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 21*: 9am to 6pm - DOUBLE the marked price
Saturday, July 22: 9am to 6pm - Priced as marked
Sunday, July 23: 9am to 6pm - Priced as marked
Monday, July 24: 9am to 6pm - HALF the marked price
Tuesday, July 25: 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

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

  • Buyers have an opportunity to purchase up to three (3) 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 16, 2017. 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!

Application for Books for Teachers Voucher. Deadline June 30, 2017

Rare and Collectibles:
- A Collection of Rare Financial Documents featuring a unique assortment of vintage stock certificates for sale from a private collection conveniently located in the Reading Room. (July 21 - 23).

- Sets of books plus other specials (while supply lasts).

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.

Exit 19 off I-95 south to 720 Pequot Ave, Southport
(203) 259-0346 ext. 15

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).




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