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One of the largest book sales in New England, our Summer Book Sale draws book lovers from near and far with a selection of over 100,000 items in over 60 categories. The five-day sale is held in large tents on the Great Lawn and parking lot and in the Auditorium and Reading Room of the Library.
Admission is free. All Sale proceeds support Pequot Library’s annual programs for adults and children, serving more than 60,000 participants a year.
Biography | CDs | DVDs | Children’s Books | Cookbooks | Fiction & Classics | New Books| Magazines| Large Coffee Table Books | History | LPs | Mystery | Signed Books | Auction Catalogs | Gardening
The Sale includes collectible items listed here.
Click here to volunteer! You’ll be invited to the Preview Party on 7/20.
Check out these related events:
2022 Summer Book Sale Preview Party: July 20 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. (for patrons at or above $250 a year and volunteers)
Gabi Coatsworth, local author of Love’s Journey Home, will be selling and signing copies of her book on July 22 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Be sure to stop by, say hello, and check out her memoir.
Ridgefield-based author Chris Belden‘s novel Shriver has been made into a movie starring Kate Hudson, Don Johnson, Michael Shannon, and Zach Braff to be released this year. He’ll appear on July 23 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Princess and Pirate Costume Contest: July 24 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. featuring a special appearance by Gilbert the Party Pig from 1 to 2 p.m.
Dates, times and prices:
Friday, July 22
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
$4 Hardcovers | $3 Paperbacks | $2 Children’s Paperbacks | $1 Mass Market | $4 LP’s | $3 DVDs | $2 CDs| $.50 Comics
FRIDAY ONLY: 20% OFF when you spend $250+ on non-Collectible items
Saturday, July 23
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
$3 Hardcovers | $2 Paperbacks | $2 Children’s Paperbacks | $1 Mass Market | $3 LP’s | $2 DVDs | $1 CDs | $.50 Comics
10% Off Auditorium & Collectibles
10% OFF when you spend $200+ on non-Collectible items
Sunday, July 24
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
$1 Hardcovers | $1 Paperbacks | $1 Children’s Paperbacks | $1 Mass Market | $3 LP’s | $1 DVDs | $1 CDs | $.25 Comics
20% Off Auditorium & Collectibles
Monday, July 25
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
$.50 Hardcovers | $.50 Paperbacks | $.50 Children’s Paperbacks | $.50 Mass Market | $.50 LP’s | $.50 DVDs | $.50 CDs | $.25 Comics
50% Off Auditorium & Collectibles
Tuesday, July 26
9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
$5 PER BAG!
Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express accepted. Scanners and other wireless devices are welcome in sales areas; stockpiling and “clearing” are not permitted. Help us save the environment: If possible, please bring your own reusable bags!
We ask that all visitors to wear masks while inside the library, regardless of vaccination status. Covid-19 protocols are subject to change. Help us put the “fun” in fundraiser! By attending an event attendees agree to not hold the Pequot Library, its Board of Trustees, employees/staff, agents, and volunteers liable for risk of any illness or injury. All attendees voluntarily assume all risks related to COVID-19 exposure.
Parking option – Once again, Trinity Episcopal Church will be hosting its “Park for Food” drive from Friday, July 22 through Sunday, July 24. The food drive will take place in their spacious parking lot on the corner of Pequot Avenue and Center Street (a half-block away from the Library). Volunteers will direct you to available parking in exchange for canned food or monetary donations (8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday).
Public school teachers – check out our Books for Teachers program here!
Gift certificates available! Email firstname.lastname@example.org.