Friends of TCPL Fall Book Sale at 509 Esty Street

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Book Sales

Program Description

About this event:

The Friends of Tompkins County Public Library will hold the annual Spring Book Sale over three long weekends in May, beginning Saturday, October 7, at 509 Esty St, Ithaca. More details are available online at

Dates & Hours: Open 10am-8pm, Saturday-Monday, October 7-9 and 14-16; Saturday-Tuesday, October 21-24.

Location: 509 Esty St, Ithaca. Free parking lot across the street.

Special shopping days: 

  • Senior Day (age 60+ and anyone with a disability): Wednesday, 10/18, 10am-4pm
  • Student Night (age 16+ with school ID): Wednesday, 10/18, 4-8pm
  • Dime Day (every item on the main floor is just 10 cents!): Monday, 10/23
  • Bag Day (BYO standard reusable bag and fill it for just $1 total!): Tuesday, 10/24

Selection:  250,000 gently used books, comics and graphic novels, DVDs, CDs, puzzles, games, and other items donated by community members, organized into 70+ subject categories, including over 40,000 items in the Children’s Section. The Collector's Corner offers rare and antiquarian books, first editions, collectible vinyl records, artwork, vintage toys and games, and more.