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Friends of the Durham Library Announce 2017 Book Sale Schedule

Program: Books Among Friends – Book Sale
Date: Saturday, July 15
Time: 11 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 beside Sears)

Durham, NC – The Friends of the Durham Library have announced the 2017 book sale schedule for Books Among Friends, their new location 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 next book sale is Saturday, July 15 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The July 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.

2017 BOOK SALES at Books Among Friends, 1058 W Club Blvd, Suite 252, Durham, NC 27701

SUMMER SALES:

  • Saturday, July 15, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Half-price sale, 2 – 4 p.m.)
  • Saturday, August 12, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Half-price sale, 2 – 4 p.m.)

FALL SALES:

  • Friday, September 8, 4 – 7 p.m. (Members only Friday)
    • Saturday, September 9, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    • Sunday, September 10, 1 – 4 p.m. (Half-price sale Sunday)
  • Friday, November 10, 4 – 7 p.m. (Members only Friday)
    • Saturday, November 11, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    • Sunday, November 12, 1 – 4 p.m. (Half-price sale Sunday)

WINTER SALE:

  • Saturday, December 2, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Half-price sale, 2 – 4 p.m.)

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.

In addition to the large sales at Books Among Friends, a smaller selection of books are available every day at mini book sales at the Durham Co-op Market, Stanford L. Warren Branch Library, and all of Durham County Library’s regional libraries.

Donations keep the Friends going. The highest need at this time is for contemporary nonfiction and children’s books. 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 FODLdonations@gmail.com.

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 DurhamCountyLibrary.org.

Contact: Stephanie Bonestell
919-560-0151 or sbonestell@dconc.gov

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