Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Lifestyles

April 24, 2014

FOL sets spring book sale

CROSSVILLE — The last winter seems to have left the Plateau, and flowers are blooming. Everyone hopes that spring is finally here and that means summer is right around the corner and the need to think about summer reading on the beach or the porch. That means books. What better time for the Friends of the Art Circle Public Library Spring Book Sale? 

The sale will be at the library in the Cumberland Meeting Room Friday, May 2, from  9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday, May 3, from 9 a.m. to noon. Saturday’s sale will feature their popular $1 per bag event.

Hardcover books will be 50 cents, and paperbacks at 25 cents. Some special editions and best sellers will be priced slightly higher. On Saturday books will be sold for $1 a bag. The items for sale will include children’s books, novels, mysteries, paperbacks, CDs, VHS, nonfiction, bargain books, sets, best sellers, first editions and parent resource books for home schoolers. Everyone is sure to find something they want and help the library at the same time. Come early as books go fast in the morning. 

The Friends organization uses all money it collects to benefit the library. Every time something is bought at the book sale or at their store it is going to help the library acquire new volumes. When joining the Friends, the dues go straight to the library. They also participate in the Kroger Cares program.

Meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month and are open to the public. They always have refreshments at 9:30 a.m. and an interesting program at 10 a.m. The next meeting will take place May 1, featuring a presentation by Dennis Gregg, executive director of the Obed Watershed Community Association. Please join them.

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