Annual Children’s and Young Adult Book Sale Tops Year for SLIS

  • November 30th, 2018

The UA School of Library and Information Studies‘ annual Children’s and Young Adult Book Sale will be Dec. 4-7 on the fifth floor of Gorgas Library.

The sale will offer thousands of new, inexpensive and free children’s and young adult books in time for holiday gift giving. Proceeds of the sale support SLIS literacy outreach activities. Free posters will be available too, but quantities are limited.

Sale dates and hours

  • Dec. 4:  Noon-7 p.m.
  • Dec. 5: 10 a.m.-5 p.m
  • Dec. 6: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Dec. 7: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Book offerings and prices

  • Specialty books and boxed sets: $5
  • Hardcover books: $4
  • Board books: $3
  • Paperbacks: $2

Cash, checks (made payable to The University of Alabama), and purchase orders are the only forms of payment accepted.

For more information, contact Dr. Jamie Naidoo, the Foster-EBSCO Endowed Professor, at

The University of Alabama, the state’s oldest and largest public institution of higher education, is a student-centered research university that draws the best and brightest to an academic community committed to providing a premier undergraduate and graduate education. UA is dedicated to achieving excellence in scholarship, collaboration and intellectual engagement; providing public outreach and service to the state of Alabama and the nation; and nurturing a campus environment that fosters collegiality, respect and inclusivity.