At the Online Books2Buy Sale, you can take our stuff home with you... and keep it!

Missing our ever-popular Books2Buy Sales? Us too! Physical distancing measures mean you can’t attend our Sales in-person, so we’re bringing them to you! Participate in the spirit of Books2Buy from the comfort of your home through our first Online Book Sale for 2021.

On Monday, March 29, we’ll be selling a limited number of Books2Buy grab bags. Inside each reusable EPL bag you’ll receive a variety of ten (10) books (a mix of hardcover and paperback) curated by our EPL staff around a pre-selected theme. Bags are $20 each and will be ready for pickup at our Capilano Branch beginning Tuesday, April 6.

The Online Book Sale has now ended, please check back for more 2021 Sale announcements.

Donate Materials

The funds generated from the sale of donated books and other library materials at our Book Sales are used to enhance EPL collections and services.

We have temporarily suspended accepting donated material.

How Online Sales Work

Each book bag is $20. All themes include a variety of ten (10) books (a mix of hardcover and paperback) for you to take home and enjoy (themes are curated specifically based on the inventory we have available).

There is a maximum of one (1) bag per theme per customer, but you can buy multiple themes. That means you can buy one (1) Adult Mystery bag and one (1) Adult General Fiction bag, but not two (2) Adult General Fiction bags for example.

Select your themes and pay online via our order form. Sales will happen on Monday, March 29 from 10 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. or until sold out.

Update: All of our bags have now been claimed, please check back for more 2021 Online Book Sale announcements.

There are seven (7) themes available:

  1. Adult General Fiction - SOLD OUT
  2. Adult History & Biography - SOLD OUT
  3. Adult Mystery - SOLD OUT
  4. Cookbooks - SOLD OUT
  5. Home & Garden - SOLD OUT
  6. Children’s 0-5 Board & Picture Books - SOLD OUT
  7. Children’s 6-12 Chapter & Non-Fiction Books - SOLD OUT
Online Books2Buy Book Sale

Charitable tax receipts will not be issued on book bag purchases.
Customers can top up their order with a charitable donation. All proceeds will support EPL's priority projects. Charitable tax receipts for donations over $20 will be issued via email within two weeks after the Sale date.

Order Pickup

You can collect your bag(s) beginning Tuesday, April 6 from our Capilano Branch, anytime during open hours:

9915 67 Street NW
Edmonton AB T6A 0H2

Each bag and the materials within are sold as is, no refunds, no exchanges.

Next Books2Buy Sales

Due to COVID-19, we have temporarily suspended physical Books2Buy Sales until further notice.

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