Monday, March 11, 2019

Celebrating its 31 years of operations, the semi-annual book sale sponsored by the Friends and Foundation of the Arlington Public Library will open its doors to buyers on Wednesday, March 27, at Meadowbrook Recreation Center. Sale profits benefit library programs and services. 

“Our sale will be enriched this spring by large donations from the estates of the late William and Charlene Watson and Dr. David Rasmussen, as well as the community support for our donation drives,” said Book Sale Chairman Wayne Halliburton. “Featured items from these sources will expand our volumes in art and photography, Texas and Southwestern materials, music, cook books, framed prints, and records.”

Visit the Best in Sale area for "below dealer" prices on many items from the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, signed editions, newest fiction, and other rare and unusual items.

Featuring over 50,000 items in 28 specialized sections and ranging from books, non-print, “Best in Sale,” collectibles, and multiple odds-and-ends, the sale is open from March 27 – March 31. Opening night on Wednesday, March 27 is for FFAPL members only from 2 to 7 p.m. Memberships will be available at the door. 

Other sale hours are free to the public. The sale is open Thursday, 2-7 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sunday is half price and tax free day. 

“Teachers and non-profit groups are invited to select items from the remainders beginning at 5:15 p.m. on Sunday. We do ask for identification and a small donation at this time," says Halliburton.  "It is our way to pay back the community which supports us throughout the year with their donations."

For more information, visit or contact 817- 274 - 9710.