Annual Friends of the Emmaus Public Library Used Book Sale

  • Presented By: Friends of the Emmaus Public Library
  • Dates: April 28, 2018
  • Location: Lower Macungie Middle School
  • Address: 6299 Lower Macungie Rd., Macungie, PA 18062
  • Phone: (610) 965-9284
  • Time: 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM
  • Price: Free


The 20th Annual Used Book Sale organized by the Friends of the Emmaus Public Library, part of a Community Day of Fun, will take place on Saturday, April 28 at the Lower Macungie Middle School, 6299 Lower Macungie Road, Macungie, PA. Over the course of these annual one-day sales, the Friends organization has raised well over $160,000 to benefit the Emmaus Public Library.

The event will begin in the school cafeteria at 7 a.m. when an estimated 18,000 pre-enjoyed books arranged by catagories go on public sale, with many priced as low as fifty cents and one dollar.

The sale will shut down at 2:45 p.m. for 15 minutes and re-open at 3:00 p.m. for a “brown bag blow-out.” For 45 minutes, Shoppers are invited to cram as many books as they can into a standard brown paper grocery bag or standard recyclable grocery bag (like those issued by Giant and Weis Market) and pay just four dollars per bag. (Please bring your own bag. One bag per four-dollar donation or three bags for $10). Book sale proceeds benefit the Emmaus Public Library, located at 11 E. Main Street, Emmaus.

A Nutrition Health and Safety Fair, organized by Nutrition Inc., the food service provider of the East Penn School District will take place from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the school’s lobby and parking lot. The public will enjoy free food samples and health information.