PARK SLOPE – The Park Slope United Methodist Church will host its 26th annual book sale from Thursday, February 21 through Sunday, February 24.
Each year, more than 10,000 new or gently-used books are sold during the four-day sale, many for just $1 or $2. Past attendees have found “cutting edge contemporary fiction, from Atwood and Adichie to Zadie Smith, as well as rare first editions by Emily Dickinson or John Ashbery,” a release for the sale states. Shoppers will also find an array of genres including mystery, romance, history, art books, children’s books, cookbooks, self-help and gardening guides.
There will also be an assortment of DVDs, CDs, vinyl records, sheet music, maps, and ephemera available to purchase.
The sale is free to the public on Saturday (Feb. 23) and Sunday (Feb. 24), however for bibliophiles who cannot wait, a Premium Preview will take place on Thursday (Feb. 21), offering first dibs on items for an admission fee of $25. A second preview will be held on Friday (Feb. 22) for $5 admission.
Park Slope United Methodist Church 26th Annual Book Sale
410 6th Avenue (at 8th Street)
Thursday, February 21, 7pm to 9:30pm
Premium Preview Sale: $25 admission
Friday, February 22, 7pm to 9:30pm
Preview Sale: $5 admission
Saturday, February 23, 9:30am to 5:30pm
Sunday, February 24, 12:30pm to 5:30pm
The Church will begin accepting donations for the sale starting Sunday, February 10. Gently-used books, CDs, DVDs, records, and games in excellent condition will be accepted. Magazines, outdated textbooks, computer manuals, or guidebooks will not be accepted. See the schedule below for donation drop-off times. Click here for more information.
Sunday, February 10 – 2pm to 6pm
Saturday, February 16 – 12pm to 4pm
Sunday, February 17 – 2pm to 6pm
Monday, February 18 – 10am to 6pm
Tuesday, February 19 – 2pm to 9pm