The cafeteria just before opening.

When is the 2019 Sale?

Dates will most likely be in March and will be announced in September, 2018.

Where is the sale located?
At Princeton Day School, 650 Great Road, Princeton, NJ 08540. Do not use the rink driveway entrance. Park and enter the building at the northwest end.

When can I get a Preview Day ticket?

Tickets will be available on PalPay starting in January, 2019. The date will be announced in the fall. The link to make a purchase will be on the Opening Day page under the Annual Sale tab.

Can I get a floor map ahead of time?

Yes, floor maps will be posted here about a week before the sale opens. 

Is there a special ticket for Collectors Corner?

No. Separate tickets are no longer needed. Buyers holding a regular book sale ticket will be admitted to the rare book room on a first-come, first-served basis.

What payment is accepted at the sale?
We accept cash, major credit cards, and checks with photo ID.

Is parking available?

Yes. Ample free parking is available. Please respect the fire zone, as we cannot be responsible for tickets or towing.

May I bring a cart onto the sale floor?

No. By order of the Fire Marshall, no wheeled vehicles (such as baby strollers and shopping carts) are permitted in the gym. The exceptions are wheelchairs and walkers. Buyers may borrow one of our dollies to move boxes of books that are ready for purchase (see below).

Are shopping bags available?

Yes. We have fabric bags to lend to shoppers, or you may purchase carrying bags for just $1.50 each.

Are carts available for loading cars?

Yes. We have dollies and carts to borrow on a first-come, first-served basis. Just leave your driver’s license with a cashier as a deposit.

Is the sale fully accessible?

Yes. To protect the gymnasium floor, no wheeled vehicles, including strollers and dollies, are permitted in the main sale area. The exceptions are wheelchairs and walkers.

Are food and drinks available?

No. Please be aware that no food and beverages will be available at Princeton Day School during the sale. However, water fountains are available. Drinking and eating are not permitted in the sale rooms.

Are there rest rooms?

Yes. Rest rooms are located throughout the sale area.

What is Box Day?

On the last day of the sale, buy as many books as you’d like for just $10 a carton or $5 a bag. Bring your own (no larger than 16x12x12 inches), buy a sturdy shopping bag for $1.50 or purchase a box from us for $1.00. Boxes hold about 30 volumes, depending on whether you choose paperback or hardback books.

Have additional questions?

Please email

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