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Spring Book Sale 2008

When: Thursday, March 27--31, 2008

Where: 4-H Building at the State Fairgrounds


Thursday, March 27 4:00 p.m.--10:00 p.m.
Friday, March 28 10:00 a.m.--10:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 29 10:00 a.m.--10:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 30 10:00 a.m.--6:00 p.m.
Monday, March 31 10:00 a.m.--6:00 p.m.

Opening Night Admission--$5.00 adults/children
FREE Admission all other days

To raise funds for the support and expansion of the education and community outreach programs of Planned Parenthood of Greater Iowa.

A book lovers paradise, the sale offers hundreds of thousands of books and related items, all categorized and individually marked. Books range from collectible "oldies" to recent best sellers and include first editions and rare finds, plus CDs, DVDs, puzzles and posters. Customers return year after year (and day after day), many setting up chairs at dawn on the first day for the grand opening!

View the book sale photo gallery!

Download a pdf floor map of the book sale.

Link to a map of the fairgrounds.

Category List
Books and items for sale are arranged in the following categories: Americana, American Heritage, Audio tapes, Art, Biography, Child, Classics, Coffee table books, Collectibles and Odds & Ends, Comics, Computers, Cookbooks, Foreign Language, Genealogy, Hobbies, Home, Iowa, Law, Life, Magazines, Medicine, Recorded Music, National Geographic, New Age, Non-Fiction & texts, Novels, Paperbacks, Puzzles/Games, References, Religion, Sets, Time/Horizon, Travel and Videos. Detailed Category Listing

Book Donations/Volunteering
Donations are received throughout the year from individuals, publishers, libraries, universities, colleges and other institutions. Over the course of the year more than 750 volunteers sort, price, pack, move and display the books. New volunteers are always welcome. For information on helping in any of these areas, call 515.235.0410.

For information on how to donate books and for answers to related questions, check the Book Donation FAQs or call 515.235.0406.