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April 23, 2014

THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND: Bargains available at annual book sale

STILLWATER, Okla. — WHAT: Friends of the Library book sale

WHEN: 5-8 p.m. Thursday for members only, noon to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 1-3 p.m. Sunday

WHERE: Second floor of the North Library Building

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

The book sale opens with a members-only preview Thursday. Preview customers cannot purchase more than 100 items during this time. The cost to become a Friend of the Library is $10 a year or $100 for a lifetime membership.

The book sale opens to the general public Friday. Hardback books cost $1, paperback books are 50 cents, children’s books are 25 cents, and CDs, VHS tapes, DVDs and cassette tapes cost 50 cents.

The book sale ends Sunday with a $1 bag sale. Buyers can purchase bags of books they have hand-picked for only a dollar. No one is limited on the number of bags they may purchase.

According to the Stillwater Public Library’s website, there are more than 25,000 books available for purchase, and the proceeds go toward summer programming for children and teenagers as well as many other areas in support of the library.

WHY ATTEND

The Friends of the Library is a volunteer group dedicated to helping raise money for the Stillwater Public Library. The group raises a majority of its funding through book sales like this one.

The Friends of the Library take donated books and books taken from the library’s collection to supply books for the event. Donations are accepted in the different lobbies of the library year round and make up a majority of the books supplied for the event.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

More information is available online at library.stillwater.org or at 405-372-3633.

 

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