Friends of the Milpitas Library

160 North Main Street . Milpitas, CA . 408.262.1171

Book Sales

Next 4-Day Sale

September 12-15, 2024

Next Mini Sale

August 24-25, 2024

Next Regular Board Meeting

May 15, 2024, 10:00 AM at the library

Visit Us At The Library

160 North Main Street, Milpitas

And don't forget to visit The Nook for great deals on used books every day. All titles 50% off every Sunday.

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Next Sale

The next sale is a 4-Day Sale on September 12-15, 2024.

  • Thursday, September 12 is member's-only night. Doors open from 5:00pm until 8:00pm. For Thursday night access to the sale, enter at the rear (east side) of the library. You must have a valid membeership card for entry, or purchase a membership at the door. Individual memberships allow 1 person to enter; family memberships allow the entire family to enjoy the booksale. You must be present to hold a place in line – you cannot "save" your spot with boxes or other items. Learn more about memberships.
  • Friday, September 13 is open to the public. Doors open from 10:00am until 5:00pm.
  • Saturday, September 14 is open to the public. Doors open from 10:00am until 5:00pm.
  • Sunday, September 15 is open to the public and is bargain day. Doors open from 10:00am until 5:00pm.

4-Day Sales

Our quarterly 4-Day Sales feature a large number of books and media from all genres. The sales begin with a preview evening exclusively for Friends members and end with a Bargain Day.

Prices at 4-Day Sales are as follows:

  • Books: $1.50 per inch
  • CDs: (music and software) 4 for $1.00
  • Audio books, DVDs, VCDs and BluRay discs: $2 each
  • Software and games: $1 each or as marked
  • Box sets of DVDs, CDs, or VCDs: individually priced based on the number of discs in the set
  • Specialty items: Individually priced
  • Bargain Day Sales: $5 per paper grocery bag full of books and media.

We accept the following forms of payment:

  • Cash & Checks
  • All major Credit Cards
  • Apple Pay & Google Pay
  • Contactless payment available

Our 4-Day Sales in 2024 are scheduled for:

  • March 14-17
  • May 30-June 2
  • September 12-15
  • December 5-8


Mini-sales are one or two day events featuring a limited selection of books, often including seasonal titles. They are held in smaller rooms and do not include bag sales.

The next mini-sale will be held on August 24 & 25, 2024. It will feature a selection of special-price books.

Pop-Up Sales

Pop-up sales are irregularly scheduled one-day sales that are advertised exclusively through email and social media.

The Book Nook

We have a variety of great books available at great prices every day in the Book Nook behind the accounts desk on the first floor. All books are 50% off every Sunday.

Amazon Sales

We have a large catalog of books for sale on Amazon, and we try to offer the lowest price for every title that we list. The next time you're shopping for a used book on Amazon, look for our seller name: Friends of the Milpitas Community Library.