The Biggest Book Sale On The West Coast

Event has passed (Thu Sep 25, 2008 - Sun Sep 28, 2008)
Fort Mason Center
10am - 6pm
Claim this listing


Book lovers get ready! Friends of the San Francisco Public Library is hosting their biggest book sale to date. The 44th Annual Big Book Sale, the largest book sale on the West Coast, is just around the corner with over 50,000 more books than last year! The sale will also feature DVDs, CDs, books on tape, cassette tapes, vinyl, VHS, and other forms of media. The Big Book Sale will be held at Fort Mason’s Festival Pavilion September 25—28, 2008 with a member preview on Wednesday, September 24. All proceeds from the sale benefit the San Francisco Public library. The sale is free and open to the public.

The five-day extravaganza will kick-off with a Friends of the SFPL member’s reception and preview sale on Wednesday, September 24 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Admission is free to the general public Thursday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Books will range from $1-$5 and all books remaining on Sunday will be priced at $1 or less.

All proceeds from the Big Book Sale are given to the San Francisco Public Library to fund education programs that promote literacy for children, teens and adults. Last year, over $250,000 was raised for San Francisco’s libraries.

Please visit or call 415-626-7500 for more information about the 44th Annual Big Sale


  1. Fort Mason Center
    Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA