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54th Annual Summer Book Sale

From Friday, July 25, 2014
To Tuesday, July 29, 2014

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Friday, July 25 to Tuesday, July 29, 2014, see below for daily hours

OVER 140,000 BOOKS, CDs, DVDs, RECORDS, etc.

Admission is FREE and open to the public. All Sale proceeds help fund Pequot Library's over 375 yearly inter-generational programs and events.


Friday, July 25 9am to 8pm DOUBLE the marked price
Saturday, July 26 9am to 5:30pm Priced as marked
Sunday, July 27 9am to 5:30pm Priced as marked
Monday, July 28 9am to 6pm HALF the marked price
Tuesday, July 29 9am to 2pm $5 PER BAG DAY!

Join us as a Volunteer! Download a Volunteer Sign-up Sheet.

For information on Books for Teachers click here.

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

Shop the Book Sale in style - bring your own reusable bags!

Pequot Library's "Numbers Policy"

Rare and Collectible “Specials” conveniently located in one room.

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pg 20 specials for websiteClick here for "Specials" catalog of higher value and/or scarce items. Buyers have an opportunity to purchase two (2) Specials in advance of the sale, at a premium of 25% above the catalog price. The advance sale starts Saturday July 19 and is by appointment only, schedule yours at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Over 40 categories, including your favorites:

    • Children’s Books
    • Art and Photography
    • Business
    • Biography
    • Several sections of History: USA, European, World, and Military
    • Computer Software and Books
    • Cooking
    • Crafts and Style
    • Foreign Language
    • Gardening
    • Mystery and Thriller
    • Romance
    • Science
    • Sports
    • Science Fiction
    • Current Fiction
    • Classic Fiction
    • Poetry and Drama
    • Trade Paperbacks
    • CDs, DVDs, records, tapes, and Audiobooks
    • Sheet music, music books, comic books, prints

Great Food and Drinks! New this year - Food Trucks
Buzz truck
(Fri., Sat., Sun. 9am - 11am)
Phil & Tom Ice Cream (Fri., Sat., Sun. 3pm - 5pm)
Bodega (Fri. 11:30am - 2:30pm)
Local Meatball (Sat. 11:30am - 2:30pm)
Christophe's Crepes (Sun. 11:30am - 2:30pm).
They will donate 10% of their proceeds to Pequot Library.

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

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).

* "Park for Food" at Trinity Church during the busiest weekend days in exchange for a donation of food or funds. All proceeds benefit St. Luke's Bridgeport Food Pantry. On Saturday, July 26 and Sunday, July 27, Trinity Church volunteers will direct cars to available parking in the church’s parking lot, in exchange for canned food or donations.

Important facts to know about the Pequot Library Summer Book Sale:
1. Unlike sales at other libraries, this one is critical for the operations of Pequot Library, given that the town provides only a third of its operating budget.
2. Pequot Library is a jewel in the Fairfield community for its traditional library services and its vibrant cultural, music, and arts programs.
3. Because of the long-time community support, this sale is the largest in the region offering the most extensive selection of books, records, etc.
4. Pequot’s offerings of “specials” is consistently the finest.
5. “Books for Teachers” program, thanks to generous funding from the Reneé B. Fisher Foundation, provides book vouchers to under-served schools and teachers in Bridgeport and New Haven, CT.

DONATIONS: Important - We are unable to accept book/media donations from July 15-August 4, 2014 due to focus on the current Book Sale. We look forward to receiving your book/media donations again after August 4, 2014.Thank you!

Brody Wilkins Final LogoThank you to our generous sponsors:

The DeMattia Charitable Foundation, Inc.

Brody Wilkinson, PC
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Whole Foods Market
WSHU Public Radio
Coreen's Bridge Floral Shop
Village Bagels
The Pantry
Billy's Bakery
Colony Grill

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Location : Under the tents on the Great Lawn, parking lot, in the Auditorium, and Rennell Room
Contact : (203) 259-0346 ext. 15