Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

      • When is the Seforim Sale open?

        • The Seforim Sale will be open from February 4–25, 2024. See our Calendar page for all details, including featured events, by clicking here.

      • Where is the Seforim Sale located?

        • The Seforim Sale is located on the Wilf Campus of Yeshiva University in Weissberg Commons, which is on the first floor of Belfer Hall: 2495 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10033. Click here for a link to the map.
      • Can I bring my stroller into the Sale?
        • We have a stroller storage area outside the sale room, but due to NYC Fire Code we can not allow any strollers into the room itself. Please bring a baby carrier of some sort if you are worried about this.
      • Is there parking available for the Sale?

        • There is free parking in the YU garage (Parking Lot E) located on Amsterdam Ave, between 182nd and 183rd. Just tell them you are here for The Seforim Sale and they will not charge you. Please make sure to park in the YU lot and not in the ICON lot, as we do not have free parking in the ICON lot.

      • What is the shipping policy?

        • Orders can be shipped anywhere in the United States. We are unable to ship internationally at this time.

        • These are the general shipping rates:

      Shipping Costs

      1. AK, AZ, CA, FL, GA, HI, IL, OR, and WA

      1. All other states

      1. Orders under $30

      1. $17.99 + 10% of order total

      1. $9.99 + 7% of order sub-total

      1. Orders $30 - $100

      1. $7.99 + 8% of order sub-total

      1. Orders over $100

      1. $15.99 + 10% of order total

      1. $5.99 + 8% of order sub-total

      • Are there taxes? What about on shipments?

        • NY state sales taxes apply to all in-store purchases. As we have a physical presence in New York, we are required to collect taxes on any shipments to NY or for any In-Store Pickup orders. Online orders being shipped to any other state are subject to the tax laws of that State.

      • What is the refund/exchange policy?

        • Any item purchased in this year’s Sale can be returned by the end of the Sale if the item is still in its original condition. Any books purchased in previous years cannot be exchanged or returned.

        • Feel free to click here to see our full refund policy.

        • Will there be food provided or available for purchase at the Sale?

          • Unfortunately not, but there are many Kosher eateries on and around the YU Campus.

        • Can we bring our own food?

          • The Seforim Sale has a strict no eating policy on the sale floor. (This is to prevent any potential mishaps which may result in people getting hurt (i.e., hot coffee) or damaged merchandise.)

        • Will there be Minyanim at the sale?

          • The Sale itself will not be having any other minyanim, but the YU campus has multiple minyanim. Please see the YUZmanim website for a listing of those minyanim.

        • Will there be music at the Seforim Sale?

          • Unfortunately, we no longer sell music at The Seforim Sale, but you can still hear our playlist as you shop!

        • Are there any days that the Sale will be open during the daytime?

          • We are open on Sundays from 10 AM until 10 PM.

          • We are open Monday through Thursday 6:30 PM until 10:30 PM.

          • We are closed on Fridays.

          • We are open Saturday nights 8 PM until 11 PM.

          • Our full hours can be seen on the Seforim Sale Home Page

        • Is there any discount for YU Alumni or YU Staff/Faculty members?

          • Every year there is one day delineated as YU Alumni Day; a 5% discount is given to Alumni who can present their YU Alumni ID card. All discounts must be mentioned before payment is given. 

          • This year, Alumni Night is on Sunday, February 18, 2024. Check our calendar to see more featured by clicking here.

          • There are discounts available for staff on certain days. We will be sending out information to the relevant mailing lists. Check your YU email for more information.
          • Discounts cannot be applied to full sets or clearance items.

        • Is there a printable version of the Sale's catalog?

          • Unfortunately, the Sale does not have a printable catalog this year. However, our entire catalog may be found online. Please feel free to contact us with any questions regarding our catalog.

        • If a particular item is out of stock, will it be reordered?

          • The Seforim Sale tries to restock as often as possible. Please keep checking back on our website for our updated inventory.

        • Is it too late to sell my book(s) at the Sale?

          • Please contact us at to discuss this, or fill out this form.

        • I don't see my question here. How can I get an answer?

          • Feel free to ask us any questions by email ( or by filling out this form.



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