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Book Sales

The spring 2020 sale has been postponed due to COVID-19.

Twice a year, in the fall and spring, the Friends of the CCBC hold book sales of new and gently used books, including titles withdrawn from the CCBC after 12 to 18 months.

8 a.m. - 9 a.m.: Friends of the CCBC members only (anyone can join/renew at door)

9 a.m. - 1 p.m.: Everyone welcome!

Room 401 Teacher Education Building (CCBC Conference Room)
225 N. Mills Street on the UW-Madison Campus ( Map and parking information)

This sale will feature hundreds of new and gently used children's and young adult books, as well as some older books. The sale will include hardcover trade, formula nonfiction, paperback reprints, and more.


$4 hardcover picture books and non-fiction ($3 Friends’ members)
$2 paperbacks  ($1 Friends’ members)
$2 for hardcover fiction and board books (everyone)

Noon - 1 p.m.: All books $1!

All proceeds benefit the Friends of the CCBC, Inc., which supports the work of the Cooperative Children’s Book Center, a library serving pre-service and practicing librarians and teachers across Wisconsin.

What payment methods are accepted?

Cash, check, or institutional purchase order (you must have your institution or district’s tax exempt number, if applicable. Your institution will then be billed). NO CREDIT CARDS


Anyone is welcome to shop at the sale on Saturday from 9 -1. Members of the Friends of the CCBC can arrive and start shopping at 8 a.m.!

Not a Friends of the CCBC member? You can join—or renew—at the door!

(We will be restocking the sale at least once on Saturday, so don't worry if you can't get there right away!)

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