Friends of the Oak Ridge Public Library has a book sale this weekend.
The Winter 2020 Book Sale is from Thursday evening, March 5, to Sunday, March 8. It is in the Library Auditorium.
Besides books, jigsaw puzzles, music compact discs, and other items will also be available, a press release said. Most titles will still be 50 cents or $1 each, the press release said. Withdrawn library titles will be half price Thursday through Saturday.
There was a members-only sale Thursday evening.
The sale resumes on Friday, March 6, at 10:30 a.m. and ends at 5:30 p.m. You can “like” the FOL Facebook page (www.facebook.com/foloakridge) before the sale and come in Friday to receive a coupon for a free regular-priced item.
Saturday’s sale on March 7 will begin at 10:30 a.m. All non-auction items will be half-price until the sale closes at 5 p.m., the press release said. The Silent Auction will also close at 5 p.m. on Saturday.
The Buy-a-Bag-of-Books Sale will be on Sunday, March 8, from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. You can fill bags provided by FOL with regular-priced items for $3 a bag.
The Friends of the Library (FOL) is a nonprofit organization that holds used book sales to raise funds for the Library as well as to recycle publications. Funds are used to support the Library’s summer reading program for children, sponsor the FOL Book Discussion Group, purchase supplies and publications, and provide other help requested by the Library, the press release said. Membership forms are available in the library lobby or at the sale.
Contact Nancy Hardin, Book Sale Chair, at (865) 482-4560 or [email protected] for more information.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
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