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Book Fair

The 2019 Fair will once again be held at the Family Arena located at 2002 Arena Parkway in St. Charles, MO 63303

Friday, August 2:
9:00 am to Noon – Friends of the Library Members only admission Friends Memberships must be received by Friday, July, 26. Join the Friends now. https://www.stchlibraryfoundation.org/FriendsMEMBERSHIP

Friend’s Memberships will be sold on Friday, August 2 immediately after the 9 am opening.

Noon to 9:00 pm – Free and open to the general public

Saturday, August 3:
9:00 am to 7:00 pm – Free and open to the general public

Sunday, August 4:
10:00 am to 3:00 pm – Free and open to the general public $5.00 a bag day (most items). Standard size plastic grocery bags provided on site.

Bargain Prices – Great Selection
Over 250,000 items! One of the largest Book Fairs in the St. Louis area.

Most hardbacks $2.00 each
Regular size paperbacks 50¢ each
Oversize paperbacks $1.00 each
All children’s & teen books 50¢ each
AV materials are priced as marked.
Some very old books, reference materials, and special items are priced separately.

Customers may pay by cash, check or credit.

Leftovers Free to Nonprofit Organizations

The Friends will donate the “leftovers” from the 2019 Fair to non-profit organizations (schools, churches, etc.) who can come on Sunday, August 4, between 1:00 and 3:00 p.m. and pick them up. Books will be given away on a first-come-first-serve basis. Nonprofit organizations interested in any of the leftover items should sign up online or contact Jennifer Compton at 441-2300 ext. 1517 prior to the Fair.



August 3
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Visiting St. Charles


It doesn’t matter if you’re in town for a day or a week, St. Charles is a great place to live or visit. If you are planning on visiting the Family Arena from out of town, and need a hotel, here are a few nearby hotels we suggest:

Historic St. Charles
Streets of St. Charles
St. Charles County Parks & Recreation Department
St. Charles County Park Activity Guide

Contact & Location


Address: 2002 Arena Parkway
Saint Charles, MO 63303

Phone: 636-896-4200
Fax: 636-896-4205

Other Important Phone Numbers:
Event Hotline: 636-896-4242
Group Sales: 636-896-4237
ADA Hotline: 636-896-4234
Lost & Found: 636-896-4200