Build your home library and help us provide fantastic programs! Sales of discarded and donated items in the Used Book Store and the Ballroom Book Sale support library programs for all ages like book festivals, story time, AuthorLink events, Learn It @ Your Library programs, and exhibits in the Attic. 

  • Hardbacks 
  • Paperbacks 
  • Picture books 
  • Fiction 
  • Nonfiction 
  • Young Adult books 
  • Children's books 
  • DVD/VHS
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USED BOOK STORE 

Find us across from the Circulation Desk.

PRICES: 

  • Hardcover: $2
  • Paperback: $1
  • A/V materials: $1

GENERAL PRICE SCHEDULE: 

  • FIRST THREE WEEKS: FULL PRICE 
    New merchandise placed every day when space is available.
  • LAST WEEK: 50% OFF ALL ITEMS
  • Occasionally, we will do fill a bag days or a free day at the end of the month.
  • The price schedule is subject to change from month to month. Check library calendars and the printed schedule in the book store to determine if a free day is coming up. 
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Ballroom Book Sale 

Next sale: March 23–27
10:00 am, 1:00 pm, and 4:00 pm

Register for the book sale on our online calendar. 

Book Sale Policies: 

  • Registration is required for everyone who comes to the book sale (including children); if you would like to bring multiple family members, you must complete registration for each person individually. 
  • Each registration is a specific time slot; at the end of each time slot, the room will be cleared of people and the books will be restocked.
  • Please register for only one time slot per person per day; library staff reserve the right to cancel duplicate registrations. 
  • Masks are required. 

Read our blog post on Getting the Most Out of Your Book Sale Experience

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DONATING MATERIALS TO THE LIBRARY 

The Provo City Library will gladly accept your book and media donations.

Drop off your donations at:

  • The First Floor Reference Desk
  • The donation box located near the Used Book Store on the First Floor
  • The Circulation Desk

Books should be in acceptable physical condition:

  • No mold
  • No colored or marked-up pages
  • No missing pages
  • Please, no magazines or "R" rated films

Items not added to the Library collection will be offered for sale during one of our book sales.