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Effective immediately, all EPL locations are temporarily closed for in-branch visits until further notice to help limit the spread of COVID-19. Library Takeout is available at select locations. Find our locations.

Books2Buy

At the Library Book 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.

The Online Book Sale is now over. Thank you for supporting EPL!

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 Christmas Variety 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, December 7 from 10 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. or until sold out.

There are seven (7) themes available:

  1. Adult General Fiction - SOLD OUT
  2. Adult Christmas Variety Pack - SOLD OUT
  3. Cookbooks - SOLD OUT
  4. Teen General Fiction
  5. Children’s 0-5 Board & Picture Books - SOLD OUT
  6. Children’s 0-5 Christmas Variety Pack - SOLD OUT
  7. Children’s 6-12 Chapter & Non-Fiction Books
Online Books2Buy Book Sale

EPL Merchandise

Just like our book bags, there is a maximum of one per item per customer. For example, that means you can buy one (1) pink pin and one (1) blue pin, but not two (2) pink pins.

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

Order Pickup

You can collect your bag(s) beginning Monday, December 14 from our Woodcroft Branch holds shelf, anytime during open hours:

13420 114 Avenue
Edmonton AB T5M 2Y5

Monday 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Tuesday 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

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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