Love Books & Libraries? Volunteer at our 2016 Fall Whale of a Used Book Sale


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Mon Oct 17, 2016 08:00 AM - Sun Oct 23, 2016 05:00 PM


15200 W 6th Ave Frontage RoadGolden, CO 80401

The Spring and Fall Whale of a Used Book Sale attracts thousands of book lovers, while raising thousands for programs of the Jefferson County Public Library.


If you love books and your local library, the Whale of a Used Book Sale is a great opportunity to get together with likeminded book lovers while raising money to support the programs of Jefferson County Public Library!

We need volunteers to set up tables, box and unbox books, cashier at the sale and help keep the books neat and tidy during this three-day event that featuers more than 80,000 books and media items and welcomes more than 4,000 peope.

One of the largest sales in Colroado, the Whale Sale is known for its friendly volunteers and great customer service.

The sale is set up between October 17th and October 20th, at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds in Golden, Colorado. The sale is open to the public October 21 - October 23rd. Join our team and receive great benefits, like lunch on us, two free books per 4-hour shift and the knowledge that you're sustaining a great institution--Jeffco Public Library!


  • Literacy / Reading
  • People Skills
  • Accounting
  • Retail / Sales

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • 4 hours
  • Some volunteer assignments require the ability to lift 50 lbs. or stand for longer periods of time.
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