Book Sales

  1. CLOSING @ 5 pm on Friday, January 28

    Due to expected inclement weather, the library will close an hour early - at 5 pm - on Friday, January 28. 

    Revised Library Hours Starting Monday, January 10

    Starting Monday, January 10, the library will change its hours due to staffing issues and COVID-19 concerns. The new hours will be in place through February 2022 and then re-evaluated. Learn more...

    In-Person Programs and Conference Room Use Suspended; Group Study Rooms Restricted to 3 or Less;  Masks Required in Library

    Due to concerns about the recent increase in COVID-19 transmissions in the DC area, all in-person library programs and use of library conference rooms are suspended through January 31, 2022. Group study rooms may still be reserved, but are limited to groups of 3 or less. All visitors age 2 and over, regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear a mask in the library (and other City of Falls Church government buildings). Learn more...

Ongoing Book Sale


Used books, audios, music compact discs, and DVDs are always on sale at the Mary Riley Styles Public Library! These items are available for browsing on the shelves just inside the entrance to the Adult Reading Room. 

Monthly Mega-Sale

We also hold a regular monthly mega-sale, usually (but not always!) on the last weekend of every month in the library's Upper Level Conference Room. There are tables and tables covered with used books for adults and children and all at rock bottom prices!

Next Weekend Book Sale:
Saturday, January 29 (10 am - 6 pm)
Sunday, January 30 (1 pm - 6 pm) 

Book Pricing

Most hardback-books sell for $2 (+ tax), paperback-books for $1 (+ tax), and board books for $0.50 (+ tax). However, some prices may be higher depending on the item. All proceeds from the library book sales support library programs and services. So shop early and often!