Why did the Chicago Reader call our used book sale “The Best”? Shop it and you’ll see.

The Evanston Public Library will hold a Big Bargain Book Sale from Friday, March 13 through Sunday, March 15. The 3-day event features a huge collection of recent fiction, children’s books, non-fiction, gardening and history books, and much more, in excellent condition at very low prices. Book lovers can expect to find 1000s of very gently used children’s and adult books, audiobooks, movies, music, magazines, large print, and vintage selections in every imaginable category of fiction and non-fiction.

All proceeds from the sale, which takes place in the third floor Book Sale Room, benefit the Evanston Public Library and help grow our collection. Join the hundreds of people who know that EPL book sales are a great way to stock up on high quality reading material at low, low prices.

Book Sale Hours:

Friday, March 13 and Saturday, March 14: 10am to 5:30pm. (There will be an Early Bird Preview on Friday from 10am to Noon, $5 admittance fee for Preview only.)

Sunday, March 15: 12pm to 5:30 pm, all books half-price.

The Evanston Public Library is located at 1703 Orrington Avenue. Parking is available in the Library’s underground parking garage, as well as in the nearby surface lot, metered street parking, and  City Parking Garage at Church St. and Chicago Ave.

About the Evanston Public Library

For more than 140 years, the Library has provided educational, culturally-rich resources for all residents, helped children prepare for school through the joys of reading and learning, celebrated Evanston’s diversity, and helped residents find information they seek. The Library is more than a building of books; it is a place to meet, connect, learn and explore. To learn more, visit