Friends of the Issaquah Library

Spring Sale

The FOIL Spring Book Sale features thousands of books (hard cover, paperback, on CD and audiotape), collectibles, children’s books, tons of fiction, tons of non-fiction, and movies on DVD and yes, VHS. 

FOIL Members Preview Sale

Friday, April 28th, 5:30 — 7PM

Not a member? Not a problem.  You can get a membership at the door, $10 for individuals and $20 for a family.


Public Sale


Saturday, April 29th, 10 — 5PM

Everybody welcome!  Hardcover Books are $2, most other items are $1.  Mass market paperbacks and children’s books are 3 for $1. 


Sunday Bargain Bag Sale

Sunday April 30th, 1 — 5PM

Same reasonable prices as Saturday, or have fun filling a grocery bag with your favorites for $5.  Now that’s a bargain.






Special Events

Sale Volunteers Needed

Interested in helping?  Sign up at the Issaquah Library Reference Desk (425-392-5430) or email Lesley Wilson (

The nominal list of slots is as follows:

Thursday April 27th

    -- Room setup, 4:30PM – need volunteers who can do heavy lifting

    -- Book sorting, 5:00 – 8:PM – lots of volunteers to move heavy boxes and to

    sort books by category. Light dinner provided.


Friday, April 28th

   -- Book Sorting, 11AM - 4PM – need volunteers to sort books by category

   -- Book Sale, 5:15 - 7PM – volunteers to sort books, replenish sale tables and to cashier.


Saturday, April 29th

   -- Book Sale, 10AM - 5PM – need volunteers to cashier and work the tables.

Available shifts:

   10 AM – 12 1

   2 Noon – 2PM

   2PM – 5PM


Sunday, April 30th -- Book Sale

    1PM - 5PM – need volunteers to cashier and work the tables. Available shifts:

    1 PM – 3

    3 PM – 5PM

   -- Clean Up, 5 - 6PM – 15 volunteers needed to box up unsold books.


For hours and other information, you may telephone the Issaquah Library at 425-392-5430.