Holyoke, Simmons, Smith, Vassar, Wellesley
of New England's Largest Sales of Old Books
More than 50,000
carefully sorted books in good condition encompassing all genres,
along with rare volumes, DVDs, BluRays, audiobooks, an auction on
special items, jigsaw puzzles and other oddities. Discounts on first-day
sales topping $300; half-price off all purchases on the second day.
goes to scholarships for high school students in Vermont and New
Five Colleges Book
to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are shifting the 59th Annual
Five Colleges Book Sale to an online format. We will be offering
a small collection of donated books in partnership with Birchwoods
Books, an organization that partners with local libraries
and organizations such as ours to sell books online on a consignment
here to purchase books online and support the Five Colleges
Book Sale as well as approximately 40 libraries throughout
New England. Patrons may also contribute directly to our organization
here, or by clicking ‘Donations’ on the menu
to the left of this message.
always, our net revenues will go toward scholarships for students
in Vermont and New Hampshire. If you do not see anything you
like in the book selection, please consider making a monetary
donation to help us support our scholarship fund.
you for your support and we hope to see you in-person next
year for our 60th!
than 300 volunteers, including graduates of the five colleges and community
members, work to make the sale possible.
would like to thank the community members who donate thousands of
books each year and our partners, including:
Blood's Seafood, Catering &
Custom Moving and Storage
IDVD and Poster
King Arthur Flour
Lebanon Fire Department
Lebanon School District
Northeast Resource Recovery Association
RC Brayshaw and Company
The Valley News
West Associates, LLC