Friends of the Library coordinate two or more used book sales a year. The FOL Holiday Stroll Book Sale will be held on Friday, November 23 from 10:00 to 7:00 and Saturday, November 24 from 10:00 to 2:00. The book sale is held in the Foot Room at the Red Wing Public Library, 225 East Avenue, Red Wing, MN 55066.

Donations are sorted continuously. These are the kind of items to donate:

  • Gently used adult and children’s fiction, including best sellers as well as classics
  • Once-read paperbacks, CDs and DVDs in playable condition. We do not accept VHS cassettes or audiocassettes.
  • Non-fiction books (business, government, self-help no more than 2 years in print)
  • “Coffee table” books, cookbooks and poetry, books on gardening and hobbies
  • Magazines: (All are welcomed except “time sensitive” and medical magazines such as Newsweek, Time, New England Journal of Medicine, etc.)

Please help the library by pre-sorting your donations.

Musty, torn, or moldy books are not accepted.

Bring your used books through the Third Street entry of the library to the Staff Workroom during the library’s open hours.

If you have a larger collection to donate, or have other questions about donations, please contact Judie Bowes at 651-380-9619.  If you have items to donate directly to the library for our collection, please go to the Service Desk.

Thank you!