Friends Book Store

The Friends Book Store is located just inside the front doors of the Fort Dodge Public Library. The items sold in the Book Store are donations made by the community. The volunteer run Book Store is the main source of income for the Friends and all proceeds go to the library.

Book Store Hours

Monday  – Friday 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday  9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Closed Sunday

Book Store Pricing (subject to change)

Hardbacks $2.00
Paperbacks $1.00
Magazines $.25

Bargain cart $.50

Hardback $1.00
Paperback $.50

Puzzles $1.00 & up

Special & Newer books, audiobooks, DVDs, games, etc. are priced as marked

The Friends are accepting donations during their regular open hours.

When donating items, please keep in mind the Book Store does NOT accept the following:

  • Encyclopedias
  • Textbooks
  • Condensed books/materials
  • VHS
  • Audio cassettes
  • Weekly magazines
  • Magazines over a year old
  • Damaged / Torn / Dirty / Musty items



 The Book Store is always looking for volunteers who are interested in staffing the cash register, sorting books and stocking the shelves a few hours a month.

 To volunteer, please contact Book Store Manager:

Julie Junkman