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  • Friends Bookstore

Friends Bookstore & Book Sales

    Foundation Friends Bookstore at the Main Library

    The Foundation Friends Bookstore is located inside the Main Library at 425 E Main Street. It carries gently used books, movies, music, audiobooks, games, and puzzles. Proceeds from the bookstore benefit the Carmel Clay Public Library. The bookstore is staffed entirely by volunteers. To speak with someone in the bookstore or to confirm that it is open before visiting, call 317.814.3997.

    Regular Bookstore Hours

    Monday-Thursday 10am–6pm
    Friday 10am–5pm
    Saturday 10am–4pm

    Bookstore Prices

    Hardback – $3.00
    Paperbacks – $2.00
    Mass Market Paperbacks – 2 for $1.00
    Children's and Teen Books – $1.00
    CDs – 2 for $1.00
    DVD & Blu-rays – $1.00
    Puzzles – $3.00
    Greeting Cards – $0.50
    Sale Books – 2 for $1.00
    Special items priced as marked

    Book Sales at the Main Library

    The Foundation Friends hold large-scale book sales at the Main Library twice a year. The next book sale will be on April 21-22, 2023, with a special early shopping night for Friends member and donors on April 20. Prices at book sales and other book-selling events may vary.

    Support the Foundation Friends on Amazon

    The Foundation Friends also sell used books through Amazon. View their selection here.

    How you can get involved

    Interested in volunteering in the bookstore or with the book sales? Click here for a volunteer application.

    Learn more about donating books, movies, and more here.