The Friends' Big Bag Book Sale Returns This Fall

Thursday, November 2, 2023

Friends of the Jacksonville Public Library's Big Bag Book Sale on November 16 through 18 at the University Park Library.


Cozy Up to Savings at the Friends' Fall Big Bag Book Sale

The Friends of the Jacksonville Public Library's (FJPL) Big Bag Book Sale returns on November 16-18 with fantastic deals on books, movies, audiobooks, records, jigsaw puzzles, and more. The bookstore is located at the University Park Branch Library at 3435 University Blvd. N.

Become a member! 

FJPL members get BOGO on any store item all year long and first access and special pricing during the Big Bag Sale. If you want to become a member, you can purchase your membership at the door for $20; it is good through December 31, 2024.  That's right; join now and get the rest of 2023 for free!  Proceeds from the memberships and book sales support and enhance programs and services at the Jacksonville Public Library.

Book Sale Details:

Thursday, November 16, 4 - 8 p.m.
  • Members Only Night! 
  • Buy one paper bag of books for $12 and get one FREE. Bags will be provided by the Friends.
Friday, November 17, 4 - 8 p.m. and Saturday, November 18, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 
  • Members:  Buy one bag of books for $15 and get one FREE.
  • Non-members:  Buy two paper bags for $15 each, get your third bag FREE. 
  • Bags will be provided by the Friends. 

Can't make the sale? You can still support the Friends and the Library by donating your gently-loved books, DVDs, CDs, and jigsaw puzzles. Donations totaling less than 3 boxes can be dropped off at any branch. If you have more than 3 boxes, please take them directly to the FJPL bookstore located at 3435 University Blvd N.  To find more information on the Big Bag Book sale, visit