Save the Dates - June 21, 22 and 23, 2019

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The dates for the 2019 Book Nook Bonanza sale have been reserved. We will return to the York Ice Arena on June 21, 22, and 23, 2019.

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!

Book Donations 

We are no longer accepting donations for this year’s sale. Thank you for your support and we will take donations again this fall.  Our warehouse is located at 203 Dewey Street.  We are open for collections on Saturdays only from 9 AM to Noon.

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

    New for 2019

    Visit our “Rare Finds” area (formerly “Old & Rare”). We will feature collectible books along with other items of interest. Plans for books in this area include new items of interest, collectible sets, and local area books. You never know what gem you will find in our “Rare Finds” room! 

    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 17, 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

    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.


    Every year we receive a lot of questions pertaining to the unsold books after the book sale. Any books that are unsold are removed at the end of the sale and used by other community agencies. We do not save books or recycle them for future sales.

  • Book Nook Event Sponsors

    Many thanks to the following organizations for their sponsor support:

    Lead Sponsor

    • LOCALiQ


    Gold Level Sponsors

    • LifePath Ministries
    • M&T Bank


    Silver Level Sponsors

    • Glatfelter Insurance Group
    • Johns Hopkins Medicine
    • Lamar Advertising
    • PNC Bank
    • The Stewart Companies


    Bronze Level Sponsor

    • First Capital Federal Credit Union


    • Adams Electric Cooperative
    • The Anstadt Company
    • Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Anthony, Jr.
    • C.S. Davidson, Inc.
    • City of York
    • Central Family Restaurant
    • Colony Paper
    • Dr. Detlef and Mrs. Joann Gerlach
    • Michael J. Groft
    • Eugene Kilgore
    • Jimmy Johns Sandwich Shop
    • Kristine Gross
    • Dr. Lewis G. Grossi, Jr.
    • Drs. Fred and Cindy Kephart
    • Kinard Trucking
    • Mr. and Mrs. Burton W. Kniseley
    • Dr. Jonathan and Mrs. Andrea Liss
    • McSherrystown Home Association
    • Red Lion Bus Co.
    • Edward and Terry Roth
    • Dr. and Mrs. Steven K. Schirk
    • Mark A. Smith MD and Mary C. Smith
    • Dan Sotirescu and So Hyang Park
    • Stephanie’s Catering
    • WellSpan Health
    • Mrs. Kim Whiteley
  • Book Nook Beneficiary

    The WellSpan 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:

Donate Online Now

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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