Come explore Calgary’s BIGGEST used book sale! This annual Big Book Sale event is an important fundraiser, supporting a year-long commitment to literacy for children across Alberta. Come discover more than 150,000 gently used books covering all subjects and genres.

The 2022 Book Sale has been tweaked to accommodate lots of book browsing. You only need an appointment to shop on May 6 and 7, 2022, and tables will be refilled as the days go on.

May 6 – 7, 2022: Shop by appointment only from 9 am – 8 pm. There is a $5 event fee per adult.
May 8, 2022: You can shop from 9 am – 5 pm. There is a $3 event fee per adult.
May 9 – 12, 2022: You can shop from 9 am – 8 pm. There is a $3 event fee per adult.
May 13, 2022: You can shop from 12 – 8 pm. There is a $3 event fee per adult.
May 14, 2022: You can shop from 9 am – 5 pm. There is a $3 event fee per adult.
May 15, 2022: Fill a box for $20 and shop from 9 am – 5 pm. There is a $3 event fee per adult.
May 16, 2022: Every book is free. You can shop from 12 pm – 8 pm and there are no event fees!

Book donations will be taken from April 22 to May 1, 2022.

Calgary Reads Big Book Sale:

When: May 6 – 16, 2022
Where: Calgary Curling Club
Address: 720 3rd St NW, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-777-8254
Website: www.calgaryreads.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/CalgaryReads

Book lovers get excited in May because there are usually two big used book sales in Calgary each Spring. Check out the RESET Society Calgary Used Book Sale, as it’s a big fundraiser for them.