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Bookstores are mainly stocked with used book donations and staffed by volunteers. Friends Members receive a 20% discount on most books.

Book Donations

Donations should be in boxes weighing 30 pounds or less and can be delivered to any Library location.

Please read our Book Donation Policy for more information.


The Friends operate the following bookstores:

Staffed locations and hours depend on volunteer availability.

Monday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sunday: 1 - 4 p.m.

Unstaffed bookstores at other PPLD Libraries operate on each location's hours.

Bookstore Prices - East and Penrose Libraries

  • Books:
    • Hardback: $3.00
    • Oversized: $2.00
    • Paperback: $1.00
    • Children's: $ .50
  • CDs $1.00
  • DVDs: $2.00
  • Magazines: $.25
  • VHS: $.50

Community Library bookstores may have different price structures.

Better Books:

New book and very good used books, collectible books and rare books are available for purchase at the East Library Bookstore.
Better Books are priced according to value.

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