Reading & Savings Are in Full Bloom at the Friends' Big Bag Book Sale

Monday, March 13, 2023

Big Bag Book Sale


#The Spring Big Bag Book Sale Returns March 23!

The Friends of the Jacksonville Public Library's (FJPL) Big Bag Book Sale will be back on March 23-25.  There will be fabulous 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! 

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 12/31. Not only are you buying for enjoyment, but you are also supporting the Jacksonville Public Library. 

Book Sale Details:

#Thursday, March 23, 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.

#March 24, 4 - 8 p.m. & March 25, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

  • Members:  Buy one bag of books for $15 and get one FREE.
  • Non-members:  Fill two paper bags for $15 each, get your third Bag FREE. 
  • Bags will be provided by the Friends. 

Even if you are not looking for great deals on books, you can support the sale in other ways!  Donate your gently used books, movies, audiobooks, CDs, records, and similar items at the Friends' bookstore or any Jacksonville Public Library location.  To find more information on the March Big Bag Book sale, visit

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