Friends Programs
AMP Concerts 2020 Summer Reading Book Sales Bookshop

AMP Concerts

2021 Summer Reading

Book Sales


Buy Books and More

Main Library Bookshop

The Main Library Bookshop, operated by the Friends of the Public Library, is located on the Lower Level of the Main Library at 501 Copper NW. The bookshop features a large selection of current releases, plus DVDs, and CDs (audio books and music).

  • 100% donated gently-used books and media. New inventory daily, most 80%-90% off cover price.
  • Accept cash, checks, and credit cards (VISA, MasterCard and Discover).
  • 10% discount to members of Friends of the Public Library.
  • Two-hour validated parking available in parking structure kitty-corner to library.

Bookshop Hours & Phone Number

Monthly Book Sales

Join us for a Bag Book Sale on January 8! Fill a bag with the items of your choice, and pay only $6 for each bag. All items are eligible, and bags will be provided. There’s no limit on the number of bags you can buy.

You will find over 25,000 items for sale at reasonable prices, most discounted 80% to 90%. Paperbacks are just 25 cents each.You’ll also find bargain prices on used CDs, DVDs, and records.

  • Main Library Activity Room, Lower Level
  • Second Saturday of every month, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Free admission for members, $2 for non-members
  • Two-hour free parking available in the Very Special Arts Parking Garage on the SE corner of Copper Ave. & 5th St., kitty-corner from the library. Bring your parking ticket to the library to get validated.

Can’t carry all those great buys? Take your selections to the Book Hold and don’t touch your purchases again until you pick them up in your car at the library door in the North Alley. (You will be given a tally slip to complete your purchases.)

Cash, checks, and credit cards accepted. If you are not a member of Friends of the Public Library, you may join as you check out.

Online Store

Those interested in exploring the Friends online sales are invited to visit the Friends eBay store. Once you're on the site, you can use the filters on the left to narrow selections. Click on "Antiquarian and Collectible" to see subject, printing year, etc. Happy Hunting!

Fiction to Go

Now you can purchase gently used fiction titles at these 10 branch libraries:

  • Cherry Hills
  • East Mountain
  • Erna Fergusson
  • Juan Tabo
  • Lomas Tramway
  • Los Griegos
  • North Valley
  • South Valley
  • Taylor Ranch
  • Tony Hillerman

$2 for each hardback and trade paperbacks, $1 for mass-market paperbacks.