Vintage and Collectible Books at the Friends of the Sierra Madre Library Best Used Book Sale

Published : Wednesday, January 15, 2020 | 6:53 PM

The Friends of the Sierra Madre Library are pleased to announce that the annual Vintage sale of collectible books will be taking place on Friday, February 7 (3:00 p.m.– 7:00 p.m.) and Saturday, February 8 (10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.). The sale will be held behind the Sierra Madre library in the parking lot and the basement. Featured in the Basement will be a complete set of Woodrow Wilson’s History of the American People and a complete set of Novels and other Writings by Leo Tolstoy.

There will be several children’s books illustrated by famous artists such as N.C. Wyeth, Jessie Wilcox Smith and Arthur Rackham, and the complete set of Nature Neighbors (1914). First trade edition of Steinbeck’s East of Eden and an early printing of Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged as well as other treasures are also available. Come early for the best selection!

The Parking Lot will have a collection of Wizard, D.C./Marvel and TOPPS comic books for only $.50 each and a large selection of crafting books (quilting, cross-stitch, knitting, graphic arts, and jewelry) for only $1.00 each. As always, we will have our Bargain Books for $1.00 each, small paperbacks for $.25 each or 5/$1.00, and Children’s/Teens for $.25 – $1.00. Don’t forget Saturday is Sierra Madre Library’s $5.00 Bag Sale!

This sale is sponsored by the Friends of the Sierra Madre Public Library. All proceeds will be used to support programs, services and acquisitions for the library.

Come early for the best selection and to talk books with knowledgeable cashiers and other book-lovers! The sale will be behind the Sierra Madre Public Library, 440 West Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre. For more information, please visit, or their Facebook page; or call (626) 355-7186.





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