Save the Dates - June 8, 9 and 10, 2018

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The dates for the 2018 Book Nook Bonanza sale have been reserved. We will return to the York Ice Arena on June 8, 9, and 10, 2018.

York City Ice Arena
941 Vander Avenue
York, PA 17403

Map and driving directions

Please see the sponsor list below and patronize those businesses who give back to our community!

If you would like to donate books for this sale, our warehouse is open from September 23 through May 19th to receive donations. The warehouse is open on Saturdays from 9 AM to Noon, excluding holiday weekends. If there is inclement weather on a Saturday, we will not be open.

Please review the book donation guidelines on this website to find out which books we will accept, and thank you for your donations!
Warehouse Address:
203 Dewey Street
York, PA

  • Schedule and Admission Prices

    Weekend admission

    You may purchase an early shopper wristband for $25.00 per person ages 13 through adult.  This gives you early admission on Friday from Noon until 4:00 PM and admission to the sale for the rest of the weekend.  This early admission wristband will only be sold on Friday from 10 AM to 1 PM, prior to the Friday 4:00 p.m. opening.  You can use this wristband to get in to the sale all weekend! 

    Daily admission

    $5.00 per adult per day, $1.00 for 13 through 18, Kids 12 and under free all weekend. 

    Friday: 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.
    Saturday: 11:00 to 4:00 p.m. Books are half price all day on Saturday.
    Sunday: 11:00 to 4:00 p.m.
    Sunday only: All Books are $5.00 for a yardstick of books!

  • Book Pricing

    In our general sale area, our prices are $2.00 for hardbacks and $1.00 for paperbacks, excluding our collectible area. We have a very large children’s book area. Some books are priced at 5 books for $1.00. in the children’s area.

    Books go half price all day on Saturday and you can buy a yardstick of books (spine up) for $5.00 all day on Sunday.

  • Book Donation Information

    We have a year-round collection box at WellSpan York Hospital in the parking garage stairwell. If you have books to donate, please take them to the parking garage drop area.

    Many thanks for your generous donations, which help make this sale successful each year.

    What type of books do we accept for the sale?

    We accept paperbacks and hardbacks that are in good used or new condition. We also accept DVDs, CDs, games and puzzles. 

    Please note that we no longer accept the following types of books or media materials:

    • No Magazines
    • No VHS or cassette tapes
    • No Textbooks
    • No Outdated Reference Books (an example of this would be outdated computer books or drug guides).
    • No National Geographic or Readers Digest Condensed Books.

    Even though we do not take National Geographic, encyclopedias, older reference books or textbooks, we know of another area group that will take them. Please call (717) 880-9402 or (717) 225-4487 for more information.


    We get lots of questions about what happens to the books at the end of each year's sale. Any books that are unsold are removed at the end of the sale by a local charity agency and used for other purposes. During the year, we work with the York Rescue Mission, and we recycle at our warehouse every week. We are pleased to work with another area charity to make sure that all materials that cannot be used for the sale are used by another organization to benefit the community.

  • Book Nook Event Sponsors

    Many thanks to the following organizations for their sponsor support:

    Gold Level Sponsors

    • Cumulus Media
    • The Stewart Companies
    • York Newspaper Company

    Silver Level Sponsors

    • Apple Hill Surgical Center
    • First Capital Federal Credit Union
    • Kinard Trucking
    • Lamar Advertising
    • M&T Bank
    • PNC Bank
    • York County Prison

    Bronze Level Sponsors

    • Adams Electric Cooperative, Inc.
    • Anstadt Communications
    • City of York
    • Glatfelter Insurance Group
    • Shipley Energy
    • Kathy and David Turkewitz


    • Mr. and Mrs. Louis J. Appell, Jr.
    • Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Anthony, Jr.
    • Dr. Michael Bohrn
    • Dr. Thomas J. Corsaro
    • Linda Davidson
    • Detlef and Joanne Gerlach
    • Michael Groft
    • Kristine Gross
    • Dr. George and Sandra Grossi
    • Home Association of McSherrystown
    • Dr. Denise Kenna
    • Eugene and Doris Kilgore
    • Mr. and Mrs. Burton W. Kniseley
    • Karen Lam-Duckett
    • Dr. Stanton S. Lebouitz
    • Dr. Jonathan and Mrs. Andrea Liss
    • Dr. Sarah M. Lynch
    • Shirley L. Neal
    • Fred W. Kephart and Cindy Patterson
    • Edward and Terry Roth
    • Gayle Sanders
    • Dr. and Mrs. Steven K. Schirk
    • Schmuck Lumber Company
    • Dr. Mark Smith
    • Dan Sotirescu
    • Connie and Greg Stock
    • Dr. Michael Watson
    • Cornelia W. Wolf
  • Book Nook Beneficiary

    The York Hospital Auxiliary awards many small grants within WellSpan to assist with programs and equipment. This year's proceeds will be used for the Auxiliary Small Grants Program. Through the years, this grant funding has helped many different individuals and programs within WellSpan.

Donate to The WellSpan York Health Foundation 

Donate using our secure online system:

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Donate by Telephone:

Call the Foundation at 717-851-3595 during business hours, Monday through Friday, to make a donation by phone using your credit card. A staff member will assist you with the process and answer any questions you may have about your contribution.  

Donate by Mail:

Send a check payable to the WellSpan York Health Foundation to: 
WellSpan York Health Foundation
50 N. Duke Street, 2nd Floor
York, PA 17401



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