Five Colleges Book Sale in the News:

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Rare Books Digest

-- Every spring since 1962 --

Five Colleges Book Sale

Mt. Holyoke, Simmons, Smith, Vassar, Wellesley 

Accepting Donations From March 3 until April 8

One of New England's Largest Sales of Old Books

 Usually 35-40,000 books in all fields, in good condition and carefully sorted
-- maps, prints, computer materials, CDs, videos, DVDs, Audio books, ephemera --
-- discounts on first-day sales over $300 (not including specials and sealed bids)--
sealed-bid auction of special items -- everything half-price second day

No Previews

Dealers Very Welcome


Spring of 2020: 

Saturday, April 18 -- 9am - 5pm

Sunday, April 19 -- 9am - 3pm
(all items half-price)

Lebanon High School Gym, Lebanon, NH
(handicap accessible)

We accept credit cards. There is a 3% surcharge.

 The Sale is the work of some 300 volunteers, graduates and friends of the five colleges.
Contributions of books and other items are accepted throughout the year.


The Five Colleges Book Sale would like to thank the hundreds of volunteers who make the sale possible, and the many individuals who contribute books by the thousands each year. And thanks to our many partners who help make the sale a success:
Special thanks to Daniels Transportation for the generous donation of storage space for our supplies

Blood's Seafood, Catering & Party Rental
Kilton Library

Lebanon School District

Quail Hollow

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