UVic Libraries Book Sale

Nov. 17-19, 2015, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Michele Pujol Room, Student Union Building

UVic Libraries' fundraiser for United Way Greater Victoria will be happening again this year from Nov. 17 to 19, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Donations of good quality used books are now being accepted until Nov. 6 at the Loan Desk, Research Help Desk or at the Mail Room (9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Monday - Friday) at the Mearns Centre for Learning-McPherson Library only. 

There will also be a Community Donation Drive Day in Parking Lot B (between the library and the Bob Wright Centre, off Ring Road) on Saturday, Nov. 7 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Please note we do not accept:

  • dictionaries
  • encyclopaedias
  • magazines
  • textbooks
  • journals
  • vinyl records
  • audio cassettes
  • VHS tapes
  • typewriters
  • stereos or audio equipment of any kind


Volunteers are needed in all areas. Our sorting phase runs from Monday, Nov. 2 to Friday, Nov. 13 on site at the McPherson Library at the University of Victoria, not including weekends or holidays. Then we move into the Michèle Pujol Room in the SUB on Monday, Nov. 16 in preparation for the sale days. Friday, Nov. 20 we take it all down.

Sign up for volunteer shifts at https://www.volunteersignup.org/RCBTP

The 2014 Book Sale raised $11,314 for United Way Greater Victoria. Thank you to everyone who supported the sale last year. We hope to see you again this November!

For more information about donating or volunteering, please contact Christine Walde at  or 250-853-3613.

Making a purchase Books!
Book and Record Sale The special items table
Book sale Book sale
Book sale Book sale

More photos from the sale can be found on Facebook and on Tumblr.