Bargain Book Shop - Palmerston North Book Sale alternative!

We are excited to announce that we are officially opening our Bargain Book Shop. This shop is an alternative to the cancelled Book Sale that was set to take place on 4 - 6 September.

Unfortunately, the Palmerston North Book Sale is unable to operate under the Alert Level 2 restrictions, which we are still currently in until 11.59 pm on Sunday 6 September. 

This was an incredibly hard choice for the branch to make, as this is the second time we had to change the date. We know that this will also come as a huge disappointment to the hundreds of book lovers who eagerly await the annual book sale. 

A massive thank you to our team of volunteers who have spent several months preparing for this book sale, with 100,000 books being carefully sorted.

Bargain Book Shop

We have some exciting news! Although our annual Palmerston North Book Sale is not going ahead due to Alert Level 2 restrictions, we are happy to announce an awesome alternative - The Red Cross Bargain Book Shop. 

The shop will be the sister store of our current Red Cross Read Books on 245 Main Street. 

The grand opening weekend will be on Friday 11 September - Sunday 13 September. 

The shop is located at: 117 Rangitkei Street.

Shop hours

Grand opening weekend schedule:

Friday 11 September: 10am - 6pm

Saturday 12 September: 10am - 4pm

Sunday 13 September: 10am - 2pm

After the grand opening weekend, normal store hours will be as follows:

Tuesday: 10am - 4pm 

Wednesday: 10am - 4pm

Thursday: 10am - 4pm

Friday: 10am - 4pm

Saturday: 10am - 1pm 

Please keep an eye on this website page and our Facebook Page for updates. We look forward to seeing you all there!