The best value for buying books in the city.

You can buy donated items and materials withdrawn from the library's collection. Money raised from book sales is used to support library programs and services.

Book Ends Locations

The two largest book sale locations are:
Book EndsNorth York Central Library - Currently closed for renovation
Book Ends SouthToronto Reference Library

Both stores are staffed by Friends of the Library.

Book Ends Hours

Book Ends - North York Central Library - Concourse Level

Currently closed for renovation.

Book Ends South - Toronto Reference Library
Wednesday & Thursday - 12 noon - 8 p.m.
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday - 12 noon - 5 p.m.

Book Ends Holiday Hours
Book Ends South will be closed from Sunday, December 23, 2018 to Tuesday, January 1, 2019, reopening on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

Book Sale Prices

Materials range from $.50 to $5.00 with the majority of materials priced at $1.00.

Please bring your own bag.