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Proceeds from the Friends bookstores and book sales go to support our public libraries, purchasing new books or other media and supporting library programs. Our bookstores and book sales are staffed by volunteers from the Friends. Perhaps you would like to volunteer?
     Note: How to Donate Books


BookstoreBookstores
Good quality books at great prices are always available at the Friends Bookstores located inside the Main and Southside Libraries.
Books: Hardbacks $2.00, paperbacks $1.00.
Media: CDs $2.00 per disk, DVDs $2.00 per disk, Audio Books $2.00–$3.00 per set, VHS $1.00 per tape, LPs $4.00 for Collectible and 50¢ for discount, Cassettes 25¢ each.
The bookstores accept only cash or checks.
Main Bookstore Hours: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM Monday through Thursday, 10:00 AM – 5:45 PM Friday,10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Saturday, 1:00–4:00 PM Sunday
Southside Bookstore Hours: 10:30 AM – 7:00 PM Monday through Thursday, 10:30 AM – 4:00 PM Friday & Saturday, 1:00–4:00 PM Sunday

Online Book Sales
You can support also support the Friends of the Santa Fe Public Library by buying books online through the Friends Amazon Book Store. All proceeds generated by our online sales go directly to the Friends.
Enter the Friends Online Book Store and click Products


BooksaleBook Sales
Proceeds from the sale of donated materials are used to purchase new resources and support programs for the Santa Fe Public Libraries.
How to Donate Books

Members of the Friends of the Santa Fe Public Library have special private shopping hours before the Book Sales open to the public. Not a member? Join Now! Memberships are also available at the door at all Book Sales.

Sign up for our Friends Event News email list to be the first to know about our Book Sales.

Speciality Books & Items: Individually Priced
Discount Books & Items
    Hardcover books $1.00 each, Paperback books 50¢ each or 3 for $1.00, Children’s books 25¢ each
    CDs 50¢ per disc, Videos & DVDs $1.00 each, Cassettes 25¢ each
Bag Days: Just $10.00 a bag. Cloth bags from the city, Friends of Library bags, and Trader Joe size bags are acceptable. Bags will be provided, as well.


Friends 2019 Book Sales

February 16: La Farge Winter Sale, 1730 Llano Street
Bag Sale All Day, $10 a bag
Open to the public all day, no members-only hours
• Saturday 10th: 10:00 AM–6:00 PM

Attention Teachers: All teachers with school ID may take books for their classrooms free of charge starting at 1:00 PM.

April 13 & 14: Main Spring Sale, 145 Washington Avenue
Specially-priced Books (Southwest Room) & Discount (Tatum Community Room)
• Saturday April 13: Members only 10:00 AM–Noon, Open to the Public Noon–4:00 PM
• Sunday April 14: 1:00–3:30 PM, Open to the Public, Bag Day in the Tatum Community Room

Attention Teachers: All teachers with school ID may take books for their classrooms free of charge on Sunday upstairs at the Bag Day sale starting at 1:00 PM.

May 18 & 19: Southside Spring Sale, 6599 Jaguar Drive
Discount Books & Specially-priced Books
Open to the public both days, no members-only hours.
  • Saturday May 18th: 10:30 AM–4:00 PM
  • Sunday May 19th: 1:00–4:00 PM, Bag Day

Attention Teachers: All teachers with school ID may take books for their classrooms free of charge starting at 1:00 PM.

July 27: Spanish Market Sale, outside the Main Library, 145 Washington Avenue
Spanish Market themed books
  • Saturday July 27th: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

August 17: Indian Market Sale, outside the Main Library, 145 Washington Avenue
Indian Market themed books
  • Saturday August 17th: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Fall 2019 Book Sale dates will be posted as soon as they are confirmed.


Note: Book hoarding is not allowed. Please remove from table areas only those books you have already decided to purchase so our other customers can browse and shop.