Used Book Sale

Join us at the next Summer Used Book Sale 

June 5 – 8, 2019

The Preview Sale for Friends of Knowledge is on Tuesday, June 4 from 5:30pm – 7:30pm. You must be a Friend to attend the Preview Sale!  You will automatically receive 10% off your purchase at the checkout.

Click here to become a Friend of Knowledge and get VIP access to the 2019 book sale preview events.

Please Note: Due to increased expenses, we have raised our prices slightly for adult books only. Children's, media and mass market paperback prices will remain the same.

  • Adult Hardcover: $3.50
  • Adult Softcover: $2.50
  • Adult Mass Market Paperback: $1.00
  • Children's Hardcover: $2
  • Children's Softcover: $1
  • Children's Board Books: $1
  • DVDs: $2, Sets: $4
  • CDs: $1, Sets: $3
  • Audiobooks: $4

Interested in volunteering to help us run the sale?

We host individuals and groups from schools, organizations and companies throughout the Denver Metro Area during the book sale. Volunteer signup begins in May 2019. Contact us by May 5 to schedule your group or to get your name on the volunteer recruitment list.  We send out a recruitment email with a volunteer schedule and signup options.

Parking and refreshments are complimentary for volunteers. If you sign up for closing help on June 8, you get a free box of books! All volunteers, teachers and DPL Staff receive a 25% discount during the sale (not including the Red Chair Bookshop.)

Questions? Contact Gretchen Roberts, Director of Philanthropy - Marketing, Events and Book Sales.  You can also call her at 720-865-1705. 

Sponsor the Used Book Sale

Imagine a book sale so big it fills the Denver Central Library Conference Center and beyond! Our summer and winter used book sales are four-day events that attract nearly 6,000 – 8,000 visitors from the around the Denver Metro Area and other western states.

Want to learn more about sponsorship? Call 720-865-2051 or email us for more information.


Thanks to Our Valued Sponsors for Making Our Event Possible: