UVic Libraries Book Sale

November 18-20, 2014, 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 November 18 to 20, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Following the official kick-off of the UVic United Way campaign on October 6, donations of good, quality used books will be accepted until November 7 at the Loan Desk, Research Help Desk or at the Mail Room (9:30 am-2:30 pm, 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 the Ring Road) on Saturday November 8 from 9 am – 12 noon.

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 November 3 - Friday November 14 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 November 17 in preparation for the sale days. Friday November 21 we take it all down. 

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

The 2014 Book Sale has concluded. This year, we raised $11,314 for United Way Greater Victoria. Thank you to everyone who visited the sale and purchased some great used books.

For more information about donating or volunteering, please contact Christine Walde at cwalde@uvic.ca 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.