Friends Book Sales Activities

Amazon Online Book Sales: Shop online from the convenience of home for gently used, high quality books for the discerning bibliophile. There are over 2,000 items from which to choose and new items are added regularly.
Tell Café Book Store: When visiting the library, stop by the Book Store located in the Tell Café which features used books in great condition at reasonable prices. 1000+ volumes in 40 categories are always on display. Music CDs, Movie DVDs and Audio Books are also available. In addition, there is a large and varied assortment of quality Children, Pre-Teen and Teen books. Inventories are updated weekly.
Annual Book Sale: Choose from a selection of thousands of books, CDs, DVDs, and Audio Books, priced to sell. Great selection of children's books, history, and much more.*
Location: Overlook Activities Center, 301 Golf Road on the Overlook Community Campus.
Dates: Sept. 11-13, 2018

Hours: Tues. 9:00 AM-8:00 PM, Wed. 9:00 AM-8:00 PM,Thurs. 9:00 AM-5:00 PM, half price day
Payment: Cash, check, credit card accepted. No debit cards accepted.
*Note: After 10 years of service to the Annual Book Sale, Chair Mary Jo Schimaneck has announced that 2018 will be her last year as Chair. The search is on for her replacement(s). The Friends are looking for a couple of motivated individuals to Co-Chair the Annual Book Sale going forward. Mary Jo will train her successors during the 2018 Annual Book Sale. Please email to learn more about this exiciting opportunity!


Interested in helping with these book sale activities??

Join a great group of volunteers in supporting Manheim Township Public Library

Send an e-mail to and indicate which activities interest you (Amazon Sales, Tell Café Book Store, Annual Book Sale)

Library staff will forward your email to the designated member of the Friends organization

Amazon Sales:  Martha Matt

Tell Cafe Book Store:  Nate Buckwalter

Annual Book Sale:  Mary Jo Schimaneck