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Save The Date for Book Nook 2020, which will be held on June 19, 20 and 21, 2020.

Volunteer Opportunities

With a 63 year history, this sale continues to draw shoppers from all over the East Coast, and raise money for The York Hospital Auxiliary’s Small Grants Program.

Event Address:
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 

The Book Nook Bonanza volunteers will receive your donations for the 2020 sale on Saturday mornings from 9 AM to Noon. Our donation warehouse is located at 203 Dewey Street in West York. Sorting will start on Saturday. September 14, 2019 and will end on Saturday, June 13, 2020. In the event of inclement weather, the warehouse will be closed.

The warehouse will also be closed on the following holiday Saturdays: November 30, December 2, December 21, December 28, April 11 and May 23rd.

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

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  • No Outdated Reference Books (an example of this would be outdated computer books or drug guides).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.


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.

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 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 Nook Event Sponsors

Many thanks to the following organizations for their sponsor support:

Lead Sponsor


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
  • Kristine Gross
  • Dr. Lewis G. Grossi, Jr.
  • Sarah M. Lynch, DMD and Carolyn A. List
  • Jimmy Johns Sandwich Shop
  • Drs. Fred and Cindy Kephart
  • Eugene Kilgore
  • 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 Food Services
  • 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 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 York Health Foundation to: 
York Health Foundation
50 N. Duke Street, 2nd Floor
York, PA 17401