Friends of the Library

Winter Book Sale

January 17 – Preview Night for Friends of the BPL Members only: 5:30-7:00 pm (New memberships or renewal at the door.)

January 18: 9am-8pm

January 19: 9am-5pm

January 20: 8am-noon

January 22: 9am-1pm


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Renewal brochures for 2018 will be mailed to Library Friends in the last days of December 2017. Our membership year is January through December.

You will need to renew your membership to shop at the January book sale “Preview Night”. Our Friends organization depends on your membership to help our Library as do the proceeds from our book sales. Know of others who might consider being a Friend of the Bloomsburg Public Library? Encourage them to pick up a membership brochure at the Library’s circulation desk.


2016 Collectors’ Crock: VERY LIMITED SUPPLY

Crock16The 2016 collectors’ crock features the best of the old and the new, picturing the Library as it is today after the expansion that doubled its size in the ’90s. It sells for $40 and is available to order at the library.  100% of the profits go to the library!


The Easton Press Collection – Quality Books at a Special Price, JUST $20 EACH (Retail Around $50-$60).

Easton Press Short

Aristophanes Lysistrata
Bunyan The Pilgrim’s Progress
Burton The Arabian Nights
Butler The Way of All Flesh
Conrad Lord Jim
Crane The Red Badge of Courage
Dana Two Years Before the Mast
Fitzgerald The Rubaiyat  of Omar Khayyam
Flaubert Madame Bovary
Forster A Passage to India
Greene The Power and the Glory
Homer The Iliad
Hope The Prisoner of Zenda
Huxley Brave New World
James The Portrait of a Lady
James The Ambassadors
Koestler Darkness At Noon
Lawrence Lady Chatterly’s Lover
Lawrence Women in Love
Lewis Babbit
Lewis Main Street
Mann The Magic Mountain (two copies)
Maugham Of Human Bondage
McCullers The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
Mereicovski The Romance of Leonardo Da Vinci
Plato The Republic
Proust Swann’s Way
Shaw Pygmalion and Candida
Steinbeck Of Mice and Men
Stendhal The Red and the Black
Thayer Casey at the Bat
Updike Rabbit, Run
Wagner Siegfried and The twilight of the gods
Burton The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night – 17 vols
Shakespeare Drama and Poetry – 38 volumes


Poems of John Keats
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
The Iliad of Homer
Baker  John Marshall-A Life in Law
Chekhov Two Plays-Three Sisters & The Cherry Orchard
Chute Shakespeare of London
Crozier DeGaulle
Dickens A Tale of Two Cities
Frank Einstein- His Life and Times
Hawthorne The Scarlet Letter
Joyce Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Kaplan Dickens
Pasternak Doctor Zhivago
 Randall Aristotle
 Ricciotti Life of Christ
Sackville-West Saint Joan of Arc
Swanberg Luce and His Empire
Taylor Leonardo the Florentine
Turgenov Fathers and Sons



The Friends sponsor events throughout the year, of interest to adults and children alike. Please join us in helping the library. Membership dues start as low as $10/year. Form are available at the main desk in the library.

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