Educator Book Sale FAQs

When is the Sale?
2019 dates TBA

Where is the sale?
Main Library, 96. South Grant Avenue, Columbus, OH 43215 in the Larry Black Auditorium. There will be signs directing you to the sale.

Where do I park?
Main Library has its own parking garage. The first hour is free, fees apply after the first hour.

What are the prices?
Children’s books  $1
Paperback books $2
Hardcover books $3
CDs  $2
DVDs/Blu-Ray  $3
There are items that will be priced individually (i.e. encyclopedia sets)

What type of payment methods do you accept?
We accept cash and credit cards.

Will you have bags?
Yes, we will have Friends of the Library tote bags for sale at $3.50 each. We might have limited grocery-style bags available, but we highly recommend you bring your own (heavier duty) bags.

Who can attend?
Educators of all types: teachers, librarians, homeschoolers, childcare centers, etc. interested in purchasing material relevant for educating our young minds, birth through school age.

Are resellers welcome?
This sale is exclusive to educators and scanning will not be permitted.

How can I become a Friends member?
Memberships start at $15, and offer a lot of great benefits, including 10-20% purchases at the Educator Sale and early access to the Big Book Sales. Learn more here:

I’d like to volunteer – where can I learn more?
We welcome your help! Check out here…

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