Monday, April 10, 2017

Camden Public Library Holds April Book Sale

Camden – It’s spring and time to get some wonderful books to read while enjoying the warmth of the sun while sitting in your favorite chair near a window or on your back deck!

You can find these books on Saturday, April 22 from 9 am to 5 pm and on Sunday, April 23 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Camden Public Library’s April book sale.

This sale will have a large selection of hard cover and soft cover trade paperbacks at $2 each on a wide range of topics including the arts, biographies, cooking, fiction, foreign language, gardening, health, history, how to, Maine, marine, nature, religion, science, and sports.

There will also be a large section of children’s books, hard covered books at $2 each; soft cover books at $1 each and board books at 50 cents each. Young adult books will be $2 each. There will be hundreds of paperbacks at 50 cents each, covering a variety of topics, as well as fiction by leading authors.

DVDs and CDs will be $2 each and VHS tapes will be 50 cent each and include movies, cartoons for children, films on topics for young adults, how too topics, music and books on CD.

 Volunteers are needed at the library at noon on Friday, April 21 to set out the books on tables in the Picker Room. Book sale co-chairperson Jean Freedman-White said, “We need people during the weekend to serve for three-hour shifts as cashiers and to refresh the tables of books during the sale. Volunteers are also needed to help pack up books at the end of the sale, on Monday, April 24 beginning at 9 a.m.”

“We are not accepting donations of books at this time because we are winterizing the book storage shed, but we will be accepting books again at the end of April,” Freedman-White noted.

For information about volunteering for any phase of the book sale or for information on donating books for the sale, please call Freedman-White at 236-4885.

All of the funds raised at the book sale will be used to purchase new books and for children and adult programs at the Camden Public Library.

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