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June jubilee Bag-of-Books Sale coming Soon

Annual Summer Bag-of-Books Sale
Saturday, June 3, 2017
9 am - 3:30 pm
Central Library, Rear Parking Lot (corner of Rose and Lovell)
Don’t miss our annual Summer Bag-of-Books Sale in the parking lot next to Central Library. Choose from more than 10,000 books at just $2.00 a bag or 10¢ a book; fiction, mystery, romance, and more. Kids can browse carts full of children’s books, too. Enjoy the Do-Dah Parade, the KIA Art Fair in Bronson Park, and the Friends Book Sale—all in one day!


Bookstore News May 24 - 27

Did you know there is a National Train Day? This year it was May 13th. Train Day was launched by Amtrak in 2008 to celebrate the May 1869 completion of the country's transcontinental railroad. Many people are fascinated by trains and in addition to riding them they like to read about them. If you're one of those people you'll be happy to hear that we just recently received a very nice collection of books about trains. Come check them out!


Community Cookbook Sale - May 17 - 20

Remember that favorite casserole your Grandma used to make? Maybe you've searched for a custard recipe that would taste like the one you grew up eating. If you're craving the down-home comfort of the foods served at church picnics and progressive dinners come check out our collection of regional and community cookbooks. They make enjoyable reading at the very least and they are only $1.00 each!


Bookstore News May 3 - 6

Folk and fairy tales, myths and legends - these are timeless often universal stories that we all have in common. They are part of our cultural literacy. Often these stories are read by parents or grandparents and lessons are imparted while talking about the story. Albert Einstein said " If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales." Come see our wonderful collection. These books are priced 3 for $1.00 this week! Spread the word. Do you know any teachers that might want to add these to their classroom library? It's difficult to find a better value than this.


Bookstore News April 19 - 22

Encyclopedias are a fantastic family reference source. World Book Encyclopedias are "designed to meet the reference needs of students from elementary school through high school." We have 4 sets of WB encyclopedias that we really want to move to make room in the store. - so they are priced to sell! The 22 volume 2012 is priced at $40.00. The 2011 and 2009 set are less than that! Think of how useful this comprehensive and reliable resource could be to your family.


Audio Book Sale in the Bookstore March 22 - 25

Audio books are in the spotlight in the bookstore this week. In addition to the bookcase that is usually filled with books on CDs we have 3 extra carts full of fiction, nonfiction and children's audio books - all priced at one or two dollars each. If you're a fan of documentaries you'll want to check out our cart filled with documentaries on DVDs all priced at $1.00 each.


March 15 - 18 CD Extravaganza in the Bookstore

Whether you like Baroque or blues, folk or hip hop, there's a good chance you'll find what you like this week at our CD extravaganza. All CDs only $1.00 each.


CD Sale March 8 - 11 in the Bookstore

This week we are featuring music CDs in the bookstore. We have over 1000 out in the store and probably that many more for refilling as space becomes available. CDs are divided by genre and many different genres are available. All CDs are $1.00 per disc. Come in this week and stock up on some great music!


DVD Sale March 3 - 6

We have the movies (DVDs for only $1.00!) you add the popcorn. Stop in this week for our big DVD sale. All DVDs are on sale - most for $1.00. You will find movies, documentaries, TV series and more. Oh - and we also have VHS videos for only 50 cents each. Sale starts Wednesday at noon and continues through out the week. Store hours are Wed.- noon to 7 pm and Thur., Fri., and Sat., - 10 to 4.


Bookstore closed this week - 1/18 - 1/21

The bookstore will be closed this week for inventory management. Donations can still be dropped off at our donation site next to the library garage door. Donation hours are 9 - 5 Monday through Saturday. If you have more than 3 boxes please call to make an appointment. 553 - 7820. We will reopen on Wednesday, January 25 at noon. We hope to see you soon!