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The Friends of the Library book sale is underway through Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at the FOL Book House, 430 N. Main Street, Gainesville. Book Sale hours are:
Saturday, April 21, 9 am to 6 pm
Sunday, April 22, 1 to 6 pm
Monday, April 23, 12 to 7 pm
Tuesday, April 24, 12 to 7 pm – everything in the general collection is half price
Wednesday, April 25, 12 to 6 pm – everything is 10 cents
Hurry to check out the Collector's Corner with many great finds of rare books and magazines for purchase at fair prices. The Collector’s Corner is located in a separate area at the sale and is open Saturday through Tuesday.
This is the biggest book sale in the area with more than 500,000 books and other items in more than 50 categories. Both hardback and paperback books are available, with most priced from 25 cents to $4. This spring collection includes a lot of CDs: (9,144 mostly rock and pop genre, but some jazz and hip-hop) plus a vast array of classical and modern fiction, children’s and young adults’ books, textbooks from preschool through graduate school, large-print books, cookbooks, hobby books, audio books, videotapes and DVD’s, manga, comic books, framed artwork, posters, records, games and puzzles, video games, computer software and more.
Through events such as the book sale, the Friends of the Library serves the Alachua County Library District. Proceeds from the book sale help to purchase library materials, programs at library branches throughout the county for children and adults, scholarships for library staff and special land purchases as well as remodeling projects for the library.
More information is available by contacting the Friends of the Library, (352) 375-1676 or at www.folacld.org.