Friends of the Library -

Friends Book Fair

August 5 - 7, 2022

‚ÄčThe Family Arena
2002 Arena Parkway, St. Charles, MO 63303

Friday, August 5
Friends members will enjoy advance shopping hours on the opening day of sale.

9 am – Noon 
(Members only admission)
To enter at 9 AM, Friends memberships must be received by July 29. Friends memberships will be sold on Friday immediately after the 9 AM opening.

Become a Friends member

Noon – 9 pm
Open to the general public.


New this year - Silent Auction!
Friday, August 5 -- 9 am to 6 pm
The auction will be in person during the fair and will feature some of the more valuable items that were donated.


Saturday, August 6

9 am – 7 pm 
Open to the general public.


Sunday, August 7

10 am – 3 pm
Open to the general public.

$5 a bag day (most items). Standard plastic grocery bags provided.

1 pm – 3 pm
Free books for nonprofits. 
Advanced registration is required.


Low, low prices! Popular Categories!
Most items offered at these prices:

Standard Paperbacks - 50¢
Oversize Paperbacks - $1
Hardbacks - $2

Children’s & Teen Books - 50¢
Cake Pans - $5
AV materials - As Priced

Notes for 2022:

  • If the CDC advises against holding large gatherings due to Covid, the Book Fair could be canceled.
  • The 2022 Fair will NOT offer a large order staging area as in past years.
  • Book Fair attendees are strongly encouraged to wear a mask.
  • Donations will not be accepted at the Book Fair.


Money raised through memberships, merchandise sales, and book sales helps to fund a wide variety of Library events, services, and activities including...
Summer Reading program for all ages, book discussion kits, special events featuring authors and local performers, construction and expansion of Library branches, staff training workshops, and much more! 

Thank you to our amazing team of wonderful volunteers and everyone who attended our 2021 Friends Book Fair!