Friends of the Library Book Sale returns Oct. 23-27

Press release from Alachua County Library District

The Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale will be held Saturday, Oct. 23, through Wednesday, Oct. 27, at the Book House, 430-B N. Main St. Profits from the popular sale support the Alachua County Library District and community literacy projects.

Shoppers are advised to bring their own bags or boxes. Cash, checks, and cards are accepted for payment. Due to COVID-19, FOL volunteers will monitor and limit the number of shoppers allowed into the sale at a time. Shoppers inside the building must wear a mask covering their nose and mouth and practice social distancing. Visit FOL’s Sale FAQ website section for more details.

Fall Book Sale hours are:

  • Saturday, Oct. 23, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Sunday, Oct. 24, 12-6 p.m.
  • Monday, Oct. 25, 12-6 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 26, 12- 6 p.m. – All items in the general collection are half price.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 27, 12-6 p.m. – All items are 10 cents.

The expanded Collector’s Corner, which includes first editions, signed works, and unique finds, is open Saturday through Tuesday.

Friends of the Library’s book sale proceeds support the Alachua County Library District in many ways, including purchasing materials, paying for programs for all ages, funding scholarships for staff, and supporting remodel projects.

To learn more or volunteer, contact Friends of the Library at 352-375-1676 or www.folacld.org. The Spring Book Sale is scheduled for April 23-27, 2022.