Summer Book Sale!

summer book sale

Browse thousands of books including adult fiction and nonfiction, children's, and young adults, as well as CDs, DVDs, and much more at the Friends of the Barrington Library Summer Book Sale! Most items are available for only $1- 2 each. There is also a selection of rare and valuable books for sale.

The Summer Book Sale will be held Thursday, July 11 through Sunday, July 14 on the second floor of the library.

Please note: Thursday from 5-8 pm is a special Friends Members preview for members of The Friends of the Barrington Library. You can join at the door to get an early look at the book sale. Friday through Sunday is free admission to the general public.

Hours for the Summer Book Sale are:

Thurs. July 11     5 pm - 8 pm
Fri. July 12 10 am - 4 pm
Sat. July 13 10 am - 4 pm
Sun. July 14 12 pm - 3 pm


Cash and credit card are accepted.

About the Friends

The Friends of Barrington Public Library is a nonprofit organization that supports the Barrington Public Library through fundraising and membership. Founded in 1980, the Friends is a group of hundreds of library lovers in Barrington and nearby communities.

Funds from the Summer Book Sale, Fall Book Sale, and Daily Book Sale support 80% of our library programming! The Friends also support the library through:

  • Film Lecture Series with Doug Swiszcz
  • Express Books, e-books, and downloadable audiobooks-no waiting for the new and most popular titles!
  • Peep Diorama contest
  • Book Pages
  • Films and Documentaries
  • Technology
  • Online Subscriptions to Providence Journal and Book Browse
  • Museum Pass Program which includes the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Gamm Theatre (discount tickets), Museum of Science, and much more!
  • Contributions to special projects.

The Friends are always looking for new members to join and support The Barrington Public Library. Join here!