Two times a year, the Friends of the Library hold a book sale. All proceeds go to the Friends of the Library which are then donated to the library for programming and collections. Typically the book sales are the first weekends in May and November.

Spring Book Sale

Loussac Library, May 4 - 6, 2018

Friday May 4, 6-8pm: preview day for Friends of the Library members (memberships available at the door)

Saturday May 5, 10-4pm: Friends of the Library book sale and Local Author Fair!

Sunday May 6, 12-4pm: Half price day!

Donate Materials to the Book Sales

***Note: we are unable to accept book or media donations between April 15 to May 13, 2018 as we prepare for the spring book sale.***

The Library accepts donations of like-new materials for the book sales. We're especially interested in donations of hardcover bestselling titles and authors in both fiction and nonfiction, picture books, juvenile and teen series and DVDs.

Donations can be delivered in boxes or bags to the loading dock at the Z.J. Loussac Library (facing Barrow Street, near the book drops) Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. (excluding holidays). Large donations are to be coordinated with the Loussac or Neighborhood Library Manager. Contact.

The Library does not accept the following materials: VHS and audio tapes, magazines, text books, law books, encyclopedias, or condensed editions. 

More information on materials donations.

Local Author Fair

On Saturday, May 5, in conjunction with the Friends of the Library spring book sale, we will be hosting our first ever Local Author book fair. Authors and illustrators will be featured in the atrium of the library for this one day local author sale! 

Currently all author tables are claimed, please email to be on a wait list!