Friends: Events -- BookFEST!

Friends: Events — BookFEST!


2023 Friends BookFEST!

Friends of the Livingston Library presents


  • 15,000 Books
    • Sorted into categories for your shopping pleasure
    • 95% donated, 65% hardcover
    • A special section for signed books
  • And there’s MORE:
    • Puzzles, Games
    • DVDs, CDs, and Books on CD
  • ALL genres — something for everyone!
  • Bargain Prices
    • Paperbacks: 50 cents or 3 for $1
    • Hardcovers: $1 or 3 for $2; Selected ex-library books for 50 cents
    • Children’s Books: 25 cents
    • Puzzles, games as marked
    • A selection of “dime” books, “Pamphlets”, and Magazines: 10 cents
    • CDs and LPs: 20 cents each
    • DVDs, Full TV Season DVDs, Books on CD: 50 cents each
    • Video Lectures Series/Great Courses: $2 each
  • Bag Sale on Sunday: $4 per large bag or 3 for $10 ($3.33 a bag); 8 for $20 ($2.50 a bag). Individual pricing also available
  • Members of Friends** of the Livingston Library ONLY Pre-Public access sale:
  • General Public Sale Times:
    • Thursday, October 26, 2023: 11:30am – 7:30pm
    • Friday, October 27, 2023:       10:30am – 4:30pm
    • Saturday, October 28, 2023:  10:30am – 4:30pm
    • Sunday, October 29, 2023:       1:30pm – 4:30pm
  • On Wednesday and Thursday, tickets for admission into the Program Room will start to be handed out approximately 1 hour before opening to ensure an orderly entry
  • Books are not picked over. No buyer restrictions. Scanning must be done at tables. Buyers must adhere to Library safety regulations.
  • Convenient payment options:
    • Cash
    • Venmo
    • PayPal
    • Credit Card minimum $10
    • Checks accepted, minimum $5

**If you are not a Member, now would be the best time to join. Membership is offered at the door.

Thousands of books in all categories of fiction and non-fiction. Among these are children’s, young adult, graphic novels, adult general fiction, romance, mysteries/thrillers, and science fiction/fantasy. Non-fiction includes self-help/parenting, biography, history/culture, cooking/food/nutrition, crafts/hobbies, the arts, sports, religion, Judaica, science, travel, business, classics/poetry/short stories/plays, and reference. There is a foreign language section, organized by language, and a large print section. The sale will have dime novels and other books for 10¢ each.


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