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Jewish Community Center

Used Book Sale

Used Book Donations

We will be accepting donations at the Staenberg Arts and Education entrance (upper level) at the following times:

  • Monday, April 26, 10 am-12 pm
  • Tuesday, May 4, 10 am-12 pm

When you arrive, please call 314-442-3101 to let us know you are here, and we will either send someone out to help you or invite you in. We are happy to provide assistance getting boxes from your car. If you choose to bring your books in, please remember to wear a mask and social distance.

We welcome any plastic bins that you are willing to donate. Please only donate materials in saleable condition. We are unable to accept encyclopedias, magazines, journals, VHS tapes or textbooks which are more than five years old.

If you have any additional questions about donations, please fill out our contact form, and we will get in touch as soon as possible.

We know spring cleaning is in full swing, and we truly value your book donations as they provide our programs with so much support. Thank you for thinking of us.


Summer Book Sale
Sunday, August 22 – Thursday, August 26

Thousands of books will be available for sale as the Annual J Used Book Sale returns in to the Arts and Education Building. Stock up on your winter reading material. Proceeds from the sale benefit the Cultural Arts Department.

Apps are great, but there’s nothing like the feel of a real book! Book lovers, collectors and avid readers all anticipate this annual event. Thousands of titles include 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.

The Used Book Sale accepts books, records, CDs, DVDs and Blu-rays in good condition. We do not accept encyclopedias, magazines, journals, VHS tapes or textbooks which are more than five years old.

Pricing

Summer Book Sale
Sunday, August 22 – Thursday, August 26

$10 Admission: Sunday, August 22, 10am-4pm (Preview Day)
Free Admission: Monday-Wednesday, August 23-25, 10am-7pm
Free Admission; Fill-a-bag for $5: Thursday, August 26, 10am-6pm

Contact

Hilary Gan, 314-442-3294
Director of Literary Arts