Book sales & Gift Shop
Friends of the Hastings Public Library
Friends' annual book sale runs for three days during the second weekend in July at the City Auditorium, 400 N. Hastings Avenue, in downtown Hastings. More than 50,000 books (10% library withdrawals, 90% donations) will be for sale in addition to magazines sold by the pound, CDs, audio and video tapes, jigsaw puzzles and games. Collectibles dating back to the 1800s and book sets also will also be for sale at special prices. For the most current update, see our Events page.
Each day of the three-day sale has special features:
Friday – 5 to 9 pm; $5 admission charge for early peeks and picks
Saturday – 9 am to 5 pm; Free admission, special activities for children, concessions
Sunday – 12 noon to 4 pm; Bag sale
Now open ... "The Friendshop"
Friendshop hours: Monday–Friday 10–6
Friends has an exciting new way to support the library year-round. . . an in-house used bookstore.
In addition to some new merchandise, the shop will have for sale a variety of used books in dozens of categories.
A mini version of Friends’ summer sale, the store will draw from donations from the public to fill its shelves.
Friends has items for sale at the library that make wonderful gifts for the booklover.
Canvas book bag
Book design note cards
$5 for set of 5; envelopes included
Adams County "Historical News"
$2 each; Features the history of Hastings Public Library; written in 2003; celebrates the library's century of service which began in 1903 with "the Carnegie Library"; Vol. 36, No.2
Visit Friends' online book store 24/7 for good used books in a variety of genres. More than 500 titles are currently listed. View the current inventory available for purchase at www.amazon.com/shops/hastingsfriends.