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November 28, 2014

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Release Date: 08/06/2014

Friends of The Seattle Public Library fall book sale set for Sept. 12-14

Friends book sale at Magnuson Park's Hangar 30

Over 150,000 books, CDs, DVDs and more will be for sale at bargain prices at the 2014 Friends of The Seattle Public Library Big Fall Book Sale, scheduled for Sept. 12-14.

 

This popular event, attended by thousands from throughout the region, is open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13 and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, at Warren G. Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Building No. 30 (Metro routes 30, 74, and 75). Parking is free. For more information, call the Friends of The Seattle Public Library at 206-682-7567, email book.sale@friendsofspl.org or visit http://www.friendsofspl.org/.

 

A special preview sale for Friends members will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12. Members of the Friends may purchase up to 25 items at that time. Friday's preview sale will not allow devices with barcode scanners to look up prices and reviews. New memberships are $20 in advance and $30 at the door. Memberships may be purchased in person at the FriendShop at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., or online at www.friendsofspl.org/membership.php.

 

Items will sell for $1 to $3. All items will sell for half-price on Sunday. The sale will include a "rare and collectibles" section, but not a "better books" section-all "better books" will be at the Nov. 15 holiday sale at North Seattle Community College.

 

Items at the sale are donated by private individuals, book stores and the Library. Proceeds benefit the Library.

 

The Friends of The Seattle Public Library is a non-profit, grassroots organization dedicated to promoting the Library as an essential institution of our society. Friends volunteer members advocate, educate, and raise funds on behalf of the Library, its patrons, and the larger Seattle community. For more information, visit http://www.friendsofspl.org/.


For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director
206-386-4103


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