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Friends of the Durham Library’s Books Among Friends Summer Reading Kickoff Book Sale

Program: Books Among Friends – Summer Reading Kickoff Book Sale
Date: Saturday, June 17
Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (half-price sale, 2 – 4 p.m.)
Location: Books Among Friends, 1058 W Club Blvd, Suite 252, Durham, NC 27701 (inside Northgate near Sears)

Durham, NC – Books Among Friends, the Friends of the Durham Library’s new location, is holding its next book sale on Saturday, June 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in conjunction with Durham County Library’s Summer Reading Kickoff. Books Among Friends is located inside Northgate (1058 W Club Blvd, Suite 252, Durham, NC 27701). If you enter the mall through Sears, it will be immediately on your right. The book sale is open to the public. No Friends membership is required, but consider joining the Friends and getting involved. The half-price sale runs from 2 to 4 p.m.

Sign up for Summer Reading at the Kickoff celebration inside Northgate and on the plaza and enjoy activities for the entire family including everything from Cirque de Vol to Seeds in Motion. Then head over to the book sale and find books to read all summer long. Explore the new space and the array of gently used books and media for sale, including popular titles, DVDs, audiobooks, and rare books. Unless otherwise marked, hardbacks are $3, trade paperbacks and other larger paperbacks are $2 and mass market paperbacks are $1. Everything else is priced as marked.

Donations keep the Friends going. Books Among Friends accepts book donations every Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. You can bring donations to the door on the exterior of the mall between Sears and Catherines. Questions? Call 919-560-7159 or email

The Friends of the Durham Library, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to fostering the goals of Durham County Library. Its mission is to raise and expend funds for materials, services and programs not normally provided for in the library’s operating budget. The Friends work with library administration and staff, the Board of Trustees of the Durham County Library, and the Durham Library Foundation for the betterment of the library, its patrons, and the community.

Durham County Library encourages Discovery, connects the Community, and leads in Literacy. As a department of Durham County Government, the library furthers Goal 1 of the county’s Strategic Plan by enhancing cultural, educational, and creative opportunities. For more information about the library, visit

Contact: Stephanie Bonestell
919-560-0151 or


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