Friends Of The Marin County Free Library



Time for another Clearance Sale at The Book Place!

Thousands of books, CDs, and movies will be 50% off October 7-9 at The Book Place, operated by the all-volunteer staff of The Friends of Marin County Free Library.

The Fall Clearance sale features half-off storewide on recently released hardbacks, classics, paperbacks, children’s books, audiobooks, DVDs, music CDs, and more. Sale prices start at 25 cents for some Children’s books, and prices throughout the store range from $1.00-2.00 for many books.

Proceeds support children’s programs, popular library programming, and special collections for the ten county libraries. The store, located in an unassuming shop on Grant Avenue in Novato, has been a County insider’s spot for books for nearly 14 years, with funding going to support critical library programs.

The Book Place sale takes place Friday and Saturday, October 7-8, 10 am-4 pm, and Sunday, October 9 noon-4pm. Replenishment will continue throughout the weekend, and Sunday features a Bag Sale; fill a standard-size grocery bag for only $8. Cash and check only.

The Book Place is located at 1608 Grant Avenue, near 7th Street, in downtown Novato. Parking is available behind the store (enter off 7th Street), as well as street parking. Call 415-209-0212.

Friends of the Marin County Free Library

We are a nonprofit 501(c)3 group of volunteers dedicated to making our library system and its programs the best they can be. Anyone who enjoys the pleasure of a good book or the myriad of benefits and services of the library should be a friend. Our non-profit tax ID is 23-7098721.

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In September we focus on categories that will spruce up your space: Home Decor, Crafts and Do-It-Yourself categories are 50% off Additionally, we’ll offer Art for 50% off (priced up art is excluded).