Thursday, April 4, 2013

Book Sale April 12

The Durham County Library usually encourages visitors to return books, CDs and DVDs. But soon, they will be encouraging visitors to take them away for good.

Gently used books will abound at the Friends of the Durham Library Spring Book Sale, April 12 to 14 at Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St., Durham 27701. Twice a year, the Friends present these “big” book sales, offering a wide variety of authors and literary genres via over 70,000 books, as well as audiobooks, CDs and DVDs. Items are categorized for easy shopping in the library’s auditorium and garage, and under tents set up for the event. Book prices start at 50 cents for paperbacks and $1 for hard covers. Early shoppers will find the best selection of specially priced books in gift-giving condition. Parking is free. Proceeds support Durham County Library programs and services.

The Spring Book Sale begins Friday, April 12, with a Friends members-only evening from 4 to 7. Friends members have first choice at the sale on Friday, and memberships can be purchased at the door beginning at 2 p.m. All are welcome Saturday, April 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, April 14, from 2 to 5 p.m. for the $7 bag sale (bags supplied by the Friends).  Debit and credit cards are accepted at the Spring and Fall book sales.

Can’t make it to the Spring Book Sale? You can shop the Friends mini-booksales every day at seven Durham locations: American Tobacco Campus Strickland Building, 334 Blackwell St.; East Regional Library, 211 Lick Creek Ln.; Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.; North Regional Library, 221 Milton Rd.; South Regional Library, 4505 Alston Ave.; Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Rd.; and Stanford L. Warren Branch, 1201 Fayetteville St. Checks and cash only, please.

Durham County Library provides the entire community with books, services and other resources that inform, inspire learning, cultivate understanding and excite the imagination. Visit them online.

For more information about Durham, visit this website.

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