Have a book-lover on your shopping list this holiday season? We have books for all ages as well as DVDs and other items for a variety of gift-giving occasions at our library bookstores.
The Friends of the Library, Huntsville Main, operates the largest bookstore, just inside the entrance of the Downtown Huntsville Library. Hours are Monday-Thursday, noon-6 p.m.; Friday, noon-4 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., and Sunday, 1-4:30 p.m. Call 256-532-5986 for more information. Read more about Do your holiday shopping here
The Friends of the Library, Huntsville Main, will hold the annual Falling Leaves Book Sale on Saturday, October 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Friends of the Library Bookstore, just inside the entrance to the Main Library downtown, 915 Monroe St.
All books in the store will be 50 percent off. Join Friends of the Library to be eligible for savings. For more details, call Friends of the Library Bookstore at 256-532-5986. Read more about Falling Leaves Book Sale
The Gurley Public Library will hold a book sale on Friday, February 8, from noon to 5 p.m. and Saturday, February 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Items will be half price: hardback books and trade paperbacks for 50 cents each, small paperbacks for 25 cents and children’s books for a dime. The library is located at 225 Walker St. in Gurley. Call 256-776-2102 for more details. Read more about Good deals on good reads
Huntsville-Madison County Public Library is sponsoring a “Love in the Library” Valentine Fair on Saturday, January 26, from 2 to 4 p.m. The Valentine Fair will be in the Main Library Auditorium, 915 Monroe Street. The event is free of charge and no registration is required.
Romance writers will be on hand to meet readers and sign books. Craft vendors will demonstrate Valentine goodies you can make for your special someone. A selection of writers will present readings and music.
The Bailey Cove Friends of the Library will hold a book sale on Saturday, January 12, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, January 13, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Bailey Cove Public Library, 1409 Weatherly Plaza.
Most items will be just 25 cents with best-sellers only $1. Selection includes hardback and paperback fiction, nonfiction, children’s, and audiobooks. For more information, call 256-881-0257 or send email to email@example.com. Read more about Bailey Cove book sale
Two branch libraries will hold book sales during December: The Bessie K. Russell Library's event is set for December 7-14, and the Friends of the Library at the Tillman D. Hill Library in Hazel Green will hold a sale on December 7-15.
The Friends of the Library will hold a Blooming Book Sale on Saturday, June 23, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the main library, 915 Monroe St.
All books will be 50 percent off. The sale is for Friends members only, so if you want to participate, join the Friends group before June 23. For more information, stop by the Friends Bookstore at the entrance to the main library or call the store at 256-532-5986. Read more about Books in full bloom