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 upcoming Online Book Sale.

On Monday, Aug. 30, we’ll be selling a 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 Lois Hole (Callingwood) Library beginning Tuesday, Sept. 7.

For this Sale only!

  • We are also offering bags featuring a selection of five (5) video games suitable for teen players.
  • We are increasing the maximum number of Book Bags per genre. Customers can purchase up to two (2) Book Bags bags per theme per order. There is still a maximum of one (1) AV Bag per customer.

Thank you for shopping, the Book Sale has now ended.

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) or five (5) video games for you to take home and enjoy (themes are curated specifically based on the inventory we have available).

For this Sale only we are increasing the maximum number of Book Bags per genre. Customers can purchase up to two (2) Book Bags per theme per order. There is still no limit to the number of themes you can buy. The limit on AV Bags remains at one (1) per customer per order.

Select your themes and pay online via our order form. Sales will happen on Monday, Aug. 30 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 eight (8) Book Bag themes available:

  1. Adult General Fiction 
  2. Adult Mystery - SOLD OUT!
  3. Non-Fiction: Cookbooks, Health & Well-being
  4. Non-Fiction: History and Biography
  5. Non-Fiction: Science and Technology
  6. Teen General Fiction & Graphic Novels - SOLD OUT!
  7. Children’s Picture and Board Books - SOLD OUT!
  8. Children’s 6-12 Fiction, Non-Fiction & Graphic Novels - SOLD OUT!

There are two (2) AV Bag themes available.
They feature a selection of five video games suitable for teen players:

  1. PS4 Video Games - SOLD OUT!
  2. Xbox One Video Games - SOLD OUT!
Online Books2Buy Book Sale

Order Pickup

You can collect your bag(s) beginning Tuesday, Sept. 7 (after the long weekend) from our Lois Hole (Callingwood) Library, anytime during open hours, opens a new window:

17650 69 Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5T 3X9

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

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