August Surprise Sale


The sale is now open! Hope you find some great books!

You can start ordering books for our August Surprise Sale on Monday, August 3 at 9 a.m. Check out our sale website: . You can buy bags of 10 books (15 books for children's categories) for $10 each, in the following genres:

  • Children's Early Readers
  • Children's Middle Readers
  • Fantasy
  • Fiction
  • Classic Literature
  • Biography and Memoir
  • History
  • Mystery and Thriller
  • Horror
  • Romance
  • Science Fiction
  • Young Adult
  • Cookbooks

You pick out your category and pay with PayPal. When you check out, you'll be asked to select a time.

Due to coronavirus restrictions, you need a reservation to pick up your books.


Book Donations Open Again!


We are accepting book donations again. You can schedule a pickup by emailing us at or calling us at (541) 484-1452.

Donate well-cared for books.  We do not accept encyclopedias, sets of books like Time-Life series, and textbooks older than five years. At this time we do not accept magazines and other media. 



Friends Letter Graphic

Check out the letter written by the Eugene Public Library Foundation and the Friends of Eugene Public Library:

Keeping you connected to the library 

Shop Our Online Storefront

Note: Amazon sales are open again!







Click on the Amazon icon to discover interesting, hard-to-find, and first edition books at our online storefront.  Orders will ship within two business days and are carefully packed to ensure that you receive your order quickly and in good condition. See our Online Storefront page for more information. This month we are highlighting our rare History and Biography books. Here's an example of one of our History books:


You can also buy books at our own bookstore in the Downtown Library: Second Hand Prose when the Library reopens.


Contact Us 


Twitter: @eugfriends
To volunteer at book sales, email:
Phone: (541) 484-1452
Address: 100 West 10th Avenue, Eugene, OR. 97401