Thousands of children’s books available at annual book sale

stacks of books in CCB

The Center for Children's Books (CCB) at the iSchool is hosting its Nineteenth Annual Book Sale from February 17-19, 2020. Sale hours are 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. each day. Thousands of brand-new children's books will be available for youth aged birth through high school. The titles available represent the full spectrum of publishing in children's fiction and nonfiction: board books, picture books, easy and transitional readers, chapter books, series fiction, novels, activity books and kits, nonfiction series, mass-market paperbacks, and more.

Paperback books sell for $1 or $2 each, hardcover books $5 each, and other items are priced as marked.

A pre-sale will be held on February 16 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tickets for the pre-sale are $20 per person. Ticket reservations will be available January 27 through February 10. You must call (217) 244-9331 or email ccb@illinois.edu to reserve a ticket.

All proceeds support the CCB, a reference and resource center for librarians, teachers, parents, scholars, and other educators, and The Bulletin of The Center for Children's Books.

For more details, contact the CCB at ccb@illinois.edu or by telephone (217) 244-9331.

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