Friends of the Public Library
of Cincinnati and Hamilton County

· 8456 Vine Street (Hartwell) Cincinnati, OH 45216 · telephone: 513-369-6035 · email: ·

Book Sales

Mark your calendar now with the dates of The Friends Book Sales. Books, CDs, DVDs, audio and video tapes, books-on-tape/CD and record albums will be sold at bargain prices. Items may be purchased with cash, check, MasterCard or Visa.

We offer gently used hardback and paperback books in every genre. Our fiction books include mystery, horror, romance, science fiction, anime and westerns. The Literature area offers classics by authors from Jane Austen to H.G. Wells. We also have large print books available.

Our non-fiction collection covers a wide array of topics such as art, cooking, gardening, health and fitness, home improvement, military history, and sports, just to name a few. We have an extensive collection of children’s books which will appeal to youngsters of all ages, from toddlers to teens, and includes non-fiction books as well.

Shop for books by your favorite authors or in your areas of interest. Feel free to come by to just to browse. We’re sure you will find something which will appeal to you.

Upcoming Book Sales

Summer Warehouse Sale
8456 Vine Street (Hartwell)
Thursday, August 14, 10 am – 7:30 pm
Friday, August 15, 10 am – 6 pm
Saturday, August 16,10 am – 6 pm
Sunday, August 17, 12 noon – 5 pm

Two special collections will be featured at this sale: jazz music (albums and CDs) and ephemera/paper collectibles. Members of The Friends of the Library will receive 50% off their entire purchase on Sunday, August 17.

Please note: There is NO BAG DAY at this Sale.

On-Going Sales

The Friends Warehouse

8456 Vine Street (Hartwell)
[map to the Friends' Warehouse]
Mondays, 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Wednesdays, 10 am – 1 pm
Saturdays, 10 am – 2 pm
All sales are open to the public. The Warehouse will be closed to sales on August 11, 13, 18, 20; September 1; December 24, 31.

Public Sales at the Friends’ Shop

Main Library Mezzanine
Monday–Saturday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Future Sales

September, 2014

Corryville Branch Sale
2802 Vine Street
Thursday, September 18, 12 noon - 8 pm
Friday, September 19, 10 am - 6 pm
Saturday, September 20, 10 am - 5 pm
Information about the Branch

November, 2014

Sharonville Branch Sale
10980 Thornview Drive
Thursday, November 20, 12 noon - 9 pm
Friday, November 21, 10 am - 6 pm
Saturday, November 22, 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday, November 23, 1 pm - 5 pm
Information about the Branch

Volunteers are always needed to help with book sales. If you can spare a few hours or more to help, contact us by email to or call 513-369-6035. Visit the Volunteer Opportunities page on this website for more information.