Book Sales

The Friends operate a Bookstore within Southport Realty (727 North Howe Street Southport), open Monday through Friday from 1-3pm and EVERY Saturday from 10am-12noon (except holidays)! 

About Our Book Sales

Thanks to Southport Realty’s generous donation of their spacious backroom, the Friends operate a used book and vinyl store that soon will be open Monday through Saturday every week. Proceeds from the FOLSOI Bookstore provide support for the libraries’ youth programs, fund educational programs for adults, and supplement each libraries’ operational budgets.

Hardcover and paperback books in good to excellent condition are available, along with music CDs, puzzles, and children’s books. Most books are one dollar or less.


Southport Realty, 727 North Howe St.


Monday through Friday 1-3pm (except holidays)

EVERY Saturday 10am-12pm (except holidays)


Tuesdays and Saturdays 10am-12pm

Bring your donations to the double doors on the 8th Street side of the building. We are unable to accept encyclopedias, textbooks, out-of-date technical books, magazine, cassette tapes, VHS tapes and any damaged books.

Please Note

Exact change or checks made out to FOLSOI are necessary during weekday sales

Masks are optional in the bookstore. 

Pick up of vinyl donations at your home available. Email to request pickup and provide your contact information.  

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