The Spring Book Sale has been cancelled.
The County and Library System have decided to cancel the Book Sale due to the nature of the event. Please click here for more information.
We apologize and hope to see everyone at our Fall Book Sale in October!
Please note: while we love receiving your donations, we are unable to accept them at the Civic Center while we are setting up. Please continue to bring your donations to your local library branch. Thank you!
The 2020 Spring Book Sale will be held March 13 – 15, 2020 at the Cobb Civic Center from are 9 am to 5 pm Friday and Saturday and 1 pm to 5 pm on Sunday.
Cobb Civic Center is at 548 South Marietta Pkwy SE, Marietta, GA 30060. There is plenty of free parking.
Acceptable forms of payment are debit, credit, cash, and check. On Friday until 1 pm, ISBN scanners are not permitted. The book sale will only be able to sell up to 2 boxes of items at a time on Friday until 1 pm. Please plan to pay and take items to your vehicle before continuing shopping.
Sunday is BYOB (Bring Your Own Box) Day! You can bring any size box you like and fill it to the top! We will be working to sell out on Sunday so please come to buy, buy, buy!
All profits from this sale go directly to buying more items for the 16 libraries in the Cobb County Public Library System.
For questions not answered here, please call Alex Beswick at 770-528-2320.
Photographs from past Book Sales:
Each member of the Hester family pitches in to carry reading materials handpicked from the sale.
Simone Adams has been coming to the library book sale for the last 4 years and hates to miss a season. “Of all the book sales in Metro Atlanta, and I’ve been to several, this is the best!” she raved.
James & Danielle Tuck sort through their selections.
Naomi (Soto) gets ready to check out with her daughter Dahlia, who seems a bit concerned that her brother has been replaced by a stack of books.
Thea Johnson looks for classics at the book sale. “I get most of my classics here. There is a good selection of hardcover classics—books that you don’t usually find at bookstores.”
Anthony White has his eye out for novels at the sale.
Thomas Curtin searches for good reads.
Cynthia Jordan found a book that she had been wanting to read for a while. She is an advocate for understanding the value of the Cobb libraries. “I took my three kids to story time at the library, and now I take my granddaughter. I wish everyone could enjoy the library. I wish everyone just ‘Got It!’”