The Library is closed on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. The Library resumes regular hours this weekend, opening at 10 am on Saturday.

Friends & Foundation Book Sales

The Friends & Foundation will hold three book-sale fundraisers in 2017 to benefit the Estes Valley Library.

New for this year is a Spring Used Book Sale which will be held on Friday May 19, from 12:00 pm until 9:00 pm and Saturday May 20, from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm in the Library’s Hondius Community Room. Browse and make your selection from handpicked gently used books and DVDs. Emphasis for this sale will be placed on Children’s and Teen books in addition to Novels, Mysteries, and Cookbooks

The Friends & Foundation 2017 Summer Used Book Sale will be held the first weekend of August 2017 (August 4, 5, and 6, 2017) at the Rocky Mountain Park Inn Conference Center. This sale is expected to offer nearly 40,000 books, CDs and DVDs. Only items in good condition are offered for sale. On Friday and Saturday a separate area will offer noteworthy books that are individually priced for sale. “Noteworthy” may include first editions, signed copies and other similar limited items.

Friends & Foundation members will get first opportunity to purchase items at the Preview Night from 4 pm until 8 pm on Friday, August 4, 2017. If you are not already a Friends & Foundation member, stop by the Estes Valley Library and purchase a membership for only $10 for an individual or $20 for a family. Friends & Foundation volunteers will also sell memberships at the door on Preview Night.

On Saturday August 5, the doors will be open to the public from 9am to 4pm. On Sunday, August 6, the doors are open to the public from 11am to 4pm for “Bag Day”, where you can fill a Safeway plastic shopping bag with books, DVDs, etc. for only $7 per bag. Bags will be handed out at the door. Only Safeway plastic shopping bags are acceptable for this sale.

The Friends & Foundation 2017 Holiday Used Book Sale will be held on December 1 and 2, 2017 in the Estes Valley Library’s Hondius Room. From 10am to 4pm both days, browse among the handpicked gently used books, CDs, and DVDs that are in excellent condition and suitable for gift giving, as well as your own enjoyment.

For additional information about the Estes Valley Library Friends & Foundation book sales, please contact Sarah Walsh at the Library Development Office at (970)586-8116 ext 835 or by emailing

Please Note Book Sale Policy: Only remove those books from the display tables that are going to be purchased. If a scanner is being used, do the scanning at the display tables. No stockpiling of items to be reviewed at a later time.

Book Donations throughout the year help support the annual book sales.  Find out about book donations to the Friends & Foundation.