Books2Buy

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 Online Book Sale. 

Update: The Books2Buy Sale is now closed. Mark your calendars for 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 24 to shop the next Online Book Sale. 

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).

Customers can purchase one (1) Book Bag per theme per order. There is no limit to the number of themes you can buy. That means you can buy one (1) Adult General Fiction bag and one (1) Teen General Fiction, but not two (2) Adult General Fiction bags for example.

Select your themes and pay online via our order form. Sales will happen on Tuesdays, from 10 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. or until sold out. Availability of each theme will be updated throughout the day.

There are ten (10) themes available: 

  1. Mixed Non-Fiction Bag (home and garden)
  2. Mixed Non-Fiction Bag (Art, music and film)
  3. Mixed Non-Fiction Bag (History and Biography)
  4. Adult Graphic Novel
  5. Adult General Fiction
  6. Adult Mystery
  7. Teen Fiction
  8. Teen Graphic Novel
  9. Children's 0-5 board / picture books
  10. Children's 6-12 fiction / non-fiction / picture books
Online Books2Buy Book Sale

Order Pickup

For orders placed during the May 24th sale you can pick up your bag(s) beginning May 31st from our Highlands Branch, anytime during open hours:

6710 118 Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5B 0P3 

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

Next Books2Buy Sales

Mark your calendars for our first In-Person book sale since 2019!  Information for the sale is detailed below: 

Location:

Stanley A. Milner Library (Lower Level)
7 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, AB T5J 2V4

Dates:

Friday, June 10 10am – 5pm
Saturday, June 11 10am – 5pm
Sunday June 12 1pm – 3pm

Available Items:

  • Paperbacks, Kids’ Books, CDs,
  • Audiobooks - $1
  • Hardcover books, DVDs - $2
  • Special Items – individually priced
  • Sunday Box Sale – only $10/box (boxes will be provided by EPL and must close flat at point of sale)

Check back in the coming weeks for further details.

Online Book Sale

Volunteer Opportunities

All of our Books2Buy Sales are completely volunteer run! Enormous thanks do our dedicated team who make our Sales so successful. All Book Sale vacancies are currently filled, but please visit our Volunteer page for more opportunities.

Frequently Asked Questions

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