Screen Shot 2018-11-09 at 11.24.24 PM2018 Book Fair Schedule

The 48th annual Dayton Book Fair

At the new Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 645 Infirmary Road

(Take US35 to Infirmary Rd and turn west)

Friday, November 9
9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

$10 admission, all day

Saturday, November 10
9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Free admission

Sunday, November 11
9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Bag Sale Day – Free admission – $7.50 per bag (sales tax included)

Monday, November 12
8 a.m. to 12 noon
Clean Sweep Day – Pay $1 admission, and take all the books you want

Plenty of free parking is available.

There is no scheduled RTA service to this location, but the Fairgrounds tells us that people needing the RTA can call the regular number (937) 425-8300 and arrange to be transported to the fairgrounds, and that riders over age 65 may be picked up at their home. As we know more about this, we will update this site.



Year Round Online Stores

We do sell some of our more unusual titles through our online stores at eBay and on Amazon. We continuously add new titles to our online stores as these special books are donated.

14 Replies to “SALE”

    1. The price range for books is $2 for hardcover, $1.50 for trade paperback, $1 for mass-market paperbacks. Children’s books are mostly $1, with some hardcovers at $1.50. CDs and DVDs are a dollar each, for singles, slightly more for sets. There is also a section of collectible books– those are priced individually.

      On Sunday, it’s everything you can fit in a bag for $7.50. On Monday, from 8 a.m. to noon– pay $1 to come in and take as much as you want. Books are separated into 54 different categories, and we have maps available. The silent auction is for certain collectible titles and will close Saturday night at 6 p.m.

      Thanks for your interest!


  1. Great event!! Plenty of room to browse and push carts around; even a hot food concession stand! Bring your own bag though and try to leave coats in the car so you can be comfortable walking around. Can’t wait until next year!
    Scott Cinci


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