82nd Annual Bryn Mawr-Wellesley Book Sale March 21-25 at Princeton Day School


The annual book sale that has bragging rights as the oldest and largest used book sale on the East Coast will take place in less than a month.

The 82nd Bryn Mawr-Wellesley Book Sale, a beloved Princeton tradition, will be held March 21 to March 25 at Princeton Day School.

Featuring 100,000 volumes organized by subject at bargain prices, the sale has something for everyone from collectors and scholars to book enthusiasts, students, and children.

Proceeds from the sale support college scholarships for young women from Central New Jersey.

If you have books to donate to the sale, the last day to donate is this Saturday, March 1. Donations can be dropped off at the warehouse behind 32 Vandeventer Avenue from 10 a.m. until noon on Saturday.

The five-day sale begins Friday, March 21 with preview day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The entrance fee for preview day is $20. Admission is free for the rest of the sale.

Free Admission Days
Saturday, March 22nd, 10am-9pm
Sunday, March 23rd, 10am-7pm

Books Half Price
Monday, March 24th, 10am-7pm

Box Day
Tuesday, March 25th, 10am-3pm

Great tips on navigating a used book sale can be found in the column “How to Rock a Library Book Sale” on Book Riot.

For more information about the sale, donations, or volunteering, visit the Bryn Mawr Wellesley Book Sale website. The address for Princeton Day School is  650 Great Road, Princeton, NJ 08540.