Discover Literary Treasures at the AAUW Used Book Sale in Happy Valley, Pennsylvania!

– by Edward Stoddard

Join us from May 11-14, 2024, at the Penn State Snider Ag Arena, 800 East Park Avenue, State College, PA, for the AAUW State Used Book Sale. With an impressive collection of around 150,000 books, this sale stands among the largest in the country.

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Sale Days/Hours:

  • May 11-13: 9 am – 8 pm
  • May 14: 9 am – 7 pm

For inquiries, email or visit

Why Attend?

  • Explore 30 diverse book categories, from children's literature to mysteries and sports.
  • Find not only books but also puzzles, games, sheet music, CDs, DVDs, and audiobooks.
  • Benefit from unbeatable prices, as all books are individually priced and designed to sell.

Special Days:

  • Monday, May 13: Half Price Day
  • Tuesday, May 14: Bag Day (Fill a bag for $10)
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Important Information:

  • Due to safety regulations, only 450 people are allowed inside at a time.
  • Monday and Tuesday are bargain days, offering exceptional quality at reduced prices.
  • Book sale proceeds support local non-profits for women's and girls' equity programs.
  • Cash, checks, and major credit cards are accepted. Free parking is available, and shoppers should bring their own bags.

Unearth hidden gems and support a great cause at the AAUW Used Book Sale – a book lover's haven in Happy Valley, Pennsylvania!

May 11-14, 2024 - AAUW State Used Book Sale,

Penn State Snider Ag Arena, State College, PA
800 East Park Avenue State College, PA 16803
Sale Days/Hours: May 11-13: 9 am – 8 pm; May 14: 9 am – 7 pm

The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau publishes up-to-date event information at