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Used Book Sale

Used Book Sale

Used Book Sale

Winter Sale: Sunday, January 28 – Thursday, February 1

Sunday, January 28: 10am-6pm (Preview Day: $10 admission)
Monday, January 29: 10am-7pm (Free admission)
Tuesday, January 30: 10am-7pm (Free admission)
Wednesday, January 31: 10am-7pm (Free admission)
Thursday, February 1: 10am-7pm (Free admission; Fill a bag for $5!)

Thousands of books will be available for sale at the J Used Book Sale. Stock up on your reading material. Proceeds from the sale benefit the Cultural Arts Department.

Book lovers, collectors and avid readers all anticipate this annual event. Thousands of titles will be available, including mystery and intrigue, novels, biographies, politics, religion, sports, cookbooks, history, animals, art, science, science fiction, business, women’s issues, foreign languages, gardening, poetry, psychology, self-help, humor…the list goes on.

Parents and educators will find a large selection of books for children and youth as well as educational materials for homeschoolers. Multiples of titles are available for book club reading along with miscellaneous videos, books on tape/CDs and DVDs.

Books containing antisemitic, hateful rhetoric and narratives against Jews have no place at our sale. If you find a book with these topics, please turn it into our volunteers or staff. 

Used Book Donations

Used Book Donations

We are no longer taking donations for books at this time. Used book donations will open again on Monday, September 11.

Please refrain from donating books containing antisemitic, hateful rhetoric and narratives against Jews. 

Contact Hannah Dinkel at or 314-442-3294 for more information.

Used Book Sale Volunteers

Used Book Sale Volunteers


All ages. Volunteer book markers are needed at JFS, located across the street from the J. Volunteers are trained and heavy lifting is not required. Several shifts are available.

JFS (10950 Schuetz Road, 63146)
Tuesdays from 10am-noon

Setup and Sales Volunteers

Volunteers are needed to assist in setting up the book sale and providing customer service while helping run the sale as cashiers, stockers and general assistance.

Sunday, August 21 – Thursday, August 25 from 9am-5pm

Sunday August 28 from 10am-4pm
Monday August 29 – Wednesday, August 31 from 10am-7pm
Thursday, September 1 from 10am-6pm
*Set your own time if unable to stay all hours


Hannah Dinkel
Director of Literary Arts