The October Surprise Sale is now closed. A big thank you to everyone who participated! We made $1640 in this sale, for a total of $10,240 for all Surprise sales to date.

If you bought books or DVDs, don't forget to pick them up tomorrow!

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 
  • Fantasy
  • Fiction
  • Classic Literature
  • Biography and Memoir
  • History
  • Mystery and Thriller
  • Romance
  • Science Fiction
  • Cookbooks
  • Non-fiction

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 drop off your donations in the bin in the basement of the downtown library (open at 10 a.m. Monday - Saturday). You can schedule a pickup by emailing us at or calling us at (541) 484-1452.

Please 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 Annual Report

We have just published our Friends annual report for the fiscal year 2019-2020. You can find the report here: FriendsAnnualReport-2019-2020.pdf.


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. 

We are now selling books -- including many great ARTS, CRAFTS, NATURE and OREGON HISTORY books -- that we had planned to sell at the big April sale.


PLEASE NOTE: When you click on a book, you will be directed away from our page to the Amazon page that displays all such books for sale. We sell on Amazon as EugeneLibraryFriends, so please look for us under that name.


You can also buy books at our own bookstore in the Downtown Library: Second Hand ProseSecond Hand Prose remains closed, but we are working on getting it back open. Watch here for updates. 


Contact Us 


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