Annual Spring English Book Sale


Book Sale Information

The 2018 Annual English Book Sale will take place on

Friday April 13, 2018 10am – 7pm
Saturday April 14, 2018    10am – 5pm

at the

Basel West Library / GGG Stadtbibliothek Basel West
Allschwilerstrasse 90, 4055 Basel

Telephone: 061 381 60 93


  • Tram 6 to Allschwilerplatz or
  • Bus 36 to Morgartenring

This event is co-sponsored with the Anglican Church Basel and Centrepoint Basel.

For additional information or if you would like to volunteer please contact Nicole Scoles at

 Donation Information

English books accepted March 13-April13, 2018
Basel West Library
Allschwilerstrasse 90
4055, Basel
Tram 6 Allschwilerplatz/Bus 36 Morgartenring
Tues-Friday 10am-7pm, Saturday 10-5pm
English Book Donation Criteria
What We Accept
Desirable Fiction Books in excellent condition.
NonFiction Books in excellent condition copyright 2011-2018
Childrens/Juvenile Books in good condition.
Comic books-Graphic Novels
In addition to books, we also accept donations of DVD media.
-DVDs, Blu-ray Discs
We do not accept:
-Books that are damp or moldy
-General encyclopedias (World Book, Britannica, etc.)
-Travel guides more than 5 years old
-Legal statutes and casebooks
-Loose CDs, DVDs, etc. without their cases
-Home-recorded (aka burned) CDs, DVDs, etc.
-VHS tapes, Audio CDs, LPs
-Books on CD and tape
-Computer software and console games
-Text books
All profits benefit the Basel Stadtbibliothek, American Women’s Club of Basel, Anglican Church of Basel and Centrepoint of Basel. Many books are donated to schools and other non-profit organizations. Notable books are offered to the collections of the Basel West Library.

Please ensure that your donation meets the donation criteria.

Volunteer Opportunities: 

Please contact for more information.

Thursday, April 12-Set Up

Friday, April 13 and Saturday, April 14- Book Sale Staff

Saturday, April 14- Clean up

Bake Sale Donations

Advertising Assistance

 Additional Events

  • Free Apero Friday night from 5-7pm hosted by Centerpoint
  • Bake sale Saturday with donated goods from local Cupcake/Cookie shops
  • Story Time for all ages Saturday morning