Book Sales

HBL friendsBook sales are held by the Friends of Altona Libraries and the Friends of Williamstown and Newport Libraries on a regular basis, with funds raised for resources and equipment needed to keep Hobsons Bay Libraries running smoothly.

Book sales contain second hand books donated by the community, as well as library stock taken out of circulation, and donations are always welcomed.

Friends of Altona Libraries book sales are held at the rear of the Altona Library.

The Friends of Williamstown and Newport Libraries book sales are held in The Book Room - Friends of the Library and Community Meeting Space at Williamstown Library.


Book sale dates

Friends of Altona Libraries
Friends of Williamstown and Newport Libraries

Altona Library
123 Queen Street

1st Tuesday, Friday and Saturday of the month, 10am to 1pm 

January 2020

Friday 3, Saturday 4

February

Saturday 1, Tuesday 6, Friday 7

March

Tuesday 3, Friday 6, Saturday 7

April

Friday 3, Saturday 4, Tuesday 7

May

Friday 1, Saturday 2, Tuesday 5

June

Tuesday 2, Friday 5, Saturday 6

July

Friday 3, Saturday 4, Tuesday 7

August

Saturday 1, Tuesday 4, Friday 7

September

Tuesday 1, Friday 4, Saturday 5

October

Friday 2, Saturday 3, Tuesday 6

November

Friday 6, Saturday 7

December

Tuesday 1, Friday 4, Saturday 5

Book sale prices:

  • Biographies - $2
  • CD/DVD/talking books - $2
  • Junior / Young Adults - $1
  • Young Adults hardcover - $1.50
  • Fiction - $1.50
  • Large print - $1.50
  • Magazines - 50 cents (or 3 for $1)
  • Non fiction - $3 (or as marked)
  • Williamstown Library
    104 Ferguson Street
    The Book Room, enter via Ferguson Street

    2nd Saturday of the month, 9.30am to 12.30pm

    2020 dates

    January

    Saturday 11

    February

    Saturday 8

    March

    Saturday 14

    April

    Saturday 11

    May

    Saturday 9 (Cancer Council)

    June

    Saturday 13

    Saturday 20 (Willy Lit Fest)

    July

    Saturday 11

    August

    Saturday 8

    September 

    Saturday 12 (Indigenous Literacy Foundation)

    All proceeds will be donated to the Indigenous Literacy Project.

    October

    Saturday 10

    November

    Saturday 14

    December

    Saturday 12