Library book sales

Christchurch City Libraries holds an annual sale of withdrawn books, magazines, CDs and DVDs etc. Community libraries also sell withdrawn items.

Big Bargain Book sale

2017 Book Sale

Our annual book sale will be held at the Pioneer Recreation and Sport Centre.

  • Friday 24 March, 9am to 7pm
  • Saturday 25 March, 9am to 4pm

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Pay by EFT-POS or cash only — no credit cards or cheques.

  • Most adults' books are $3 (except for selected premium art, landscape and gardening books at marked prices)
  • Young adults' and children's books are $1
  • Magazines are 10 for $1
  • Audio-visual items such as DVDs, CDs, tapes, talking books etc are $3

It doesn't matter when you come to the book sale, as new stock will be put out all the time.

Friends of the Library have an opportunity to buy at library book sale previews. If you wish to attend the book sale preview, then all new and existing subscriptions must be paid by 28 February each year.

Landscape Art Group exhibition

There will be an exhibition of art by the Landscape Art Group at the book sale. All paintings will be for sale, with prices ranging from about $50 to $300 (more towards the lower end).

The Landscape Art Group is a cooperative of Christchurch artists who combine for exhibitions several times a year. The Group was formed 30 years ago. Our members use all media – watercolour, oil, acrylic, pastel and mixed media.

Pioneer Recreation and Sport Centre

75 Lyttelton Street, Somerfield
Christchurch 8024.
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There will be plenty of parking and it’s on the Orbiter bus route.

Photos

Photos from 2016 Book Sale.

Photos from previous book sales.

Future dates

2018 dates - Friday 23 and Saturday 24 March (preview on Thursday 22 March).

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