Annual Summer Book Sale


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The 45th Annual Book Sale will be held from Saturday, July 11 to Wednesday, July 15, 2020, at the Reed Intermediate School, 3 Trades Lane Newtown, CT 06470. Details to follow as they become available.

We are very grateful to the town and school officials who make this sale possible, as well as to the businesses and companies whose support of the book sale allows the Friends to direct more of the book sale’s income to the library.

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Category List 2019

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Scanners and other electronic devices are welcome on the sales floor, only if used safely with consideration for other patrons. Stockpiling and “clearing” are not permitted. All items found under tables, along walls, on gym risers, etc., will be returned to the sale tables.

On Saturday, volume buyers must box and check their intended purchases in a Holding Area (Room 203 or in the cafetorium adjacent to the Children’s Area.)

In Compliance with Fire and Building Regulations, aisles and exits must not be blocked. No heelies, food, or pets are permitted in the school building. No small-wheeled carts are allowed in the gym.

Infringement of these guidelines can lead to removal from the sale.

Donating materials to the Friends:

For information about which items are appropriate for donation to the Friends, please visit Donating Materials. You can also contact us at or leave a message at 203-270-4537.