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

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

Warehouse Closed To Sales August 11, 13, 18 and 20

The Friends Used Books Warehouse will be closed to sales on August 11, 13, 18 and 20 for preparation for and clean up from the Summer Warehouse Sale. Be sure to visit the Warehouse during the Summer Warehouse Sale on August 14-17, and when on-going sales resume on on Saturday, August 23.

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

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.