Book Sale 2013

The Friends Bookstore on the First Floor of the downtown Central Library’s East Building is the single most important fundraiser for our organization. Proceeds from the sale of books and other materials are used to provide library programming, to purchase special equipment for the Library, to subsidize the Library’s budget where needed, to support advocacy for BPL, and to promote and assist BPL in any way Library Administration requests.

Our operating hours are as follows:

Monday-Saturdays  9:30 am -5:30 pm

Sundays  Closed

Bookstore volunteers commit to working at least one 4-hour shift a month in the Friends Bookstore for at least a period of three months. Volunteers run the cash register, process donations, assist customers, and help keep the Bookstore looking spiffy.

Come visit us in the Friends Bookstore and help support the Birmingham Public Library!

If you have any questions, you may contact the Friends Bookstore at 205-226-3676 or

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