New hours for Library Book Sale


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The Friends of the Champaign County Library will be extending the hours of its fall book sale this year. Sale times will be Thursday, Oct. 5, from noon to 8 p.m.; Friday, Oct. 6, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Saturday, Oct. 7, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All proceeds will help support programs held at the Champaign County Library.

Every spring and fall, the Friends of the Library holds a sale of discarded library materials as well as books, DVDs and such that people donate in the week leading up to the book sale. Thousands of items will be available covering all ages and interests, ranging from hardback nonfiction, fiction, paperbacks, cookbooks, music CDs, DVDs, and much more.

Paperbacks will be available for 25 cents and hardbacks are 50 cents. A volunteer presale will be held Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon for Friends and anyone who volunteers to help with the book sale.

The Friends of the Library is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds to assist the Champaign County Library in supporting children’s programs such as the summer reading program, story times and events throughout the year. The Friends also help support adult programs, including the book discussion group, adult summer reading program and a variety of educational programs.

The Friends are always encouraging new members to join the cause of supporting the library. For more info regarding joining the Friends of the Champaign County Library or to volunteer to help set up the book sale call 937-653-3811.

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Information from the Champaign County Library.

Information from the Champaign County Library.

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