Used Book Sale

August Book Sale

Expect the Unexpected Friends Used Book Sale, August 10 - August 22.

Bowman Library, 871 Tasker Road, Stephens City, VA

**** Donations can not be  accepted at this time *******

Can you help with the Sale?

Patrons will need to make an appointment to shop with a 1-hour time limit (following the library system’s adjusted public hours) by contacting Barbara Dickinson, Executive Director of the Friends of the Handley Regional Library System, at 540.662.9041 ext. 31 or  Book prices will range from $1-$2 and will start with non-fiction titles only (poetry, history, nature, cookbooks, biographies, military history, classics, literature, health, financial literacy, armchair travel, gardening, and sheet music) which will be laid out in boxes around the room for shoppers to sort and pick their own selection.

Additional Logistics and Safety Precautions

  • Masks must be worn at all times to enter the building and while shopping
  • On-going sanitation of the room and public space will occur
  • Social distancing precautions must be observed at all times
  • 10 shoppers are allowed in the meeting room at one time by reservation only
  • You will receive a reservation confirmation with your appointment time and date
  • Sale Hours:  M-Th 10AM-6PM, Fri 10AM-5PM, Sat 10AM-2PM
  • Patrons may enter and exit the sale through the back exterior emergency exit door of the Bowman Meeting Room leading to the parking lot.
  • Payment is by exact change, credit card, or check only. 
  • Book donations are not being accepted at this time.


Book Donation Guidelines

In the future volunteers could be needed for:

  • Helping with book drop-off mornings.
  • Helping with the Big Sort .
  • Working the book sale any of these dates and times:

If you have questions, call (540) 662-9041, ext. 31 or email and leave your name, phone number.