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Friends Annual Spring Book Sale

May 20, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Mark your calendar for the Friends Annual Spring Book Sale on Saturday, May 20th, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Books will be half-price from 3-4 p.m. and “Fill Your Bag for $5” will run from 4-5 p.m. for all books (except those specially priced). You are invited to bring your own tote or paper bag. Free paper bags will also be available at the library.

The “Fill Your Bag for $5” sale will continue on Monday, May 22 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Again, free paper bags will be provided, if needed.

Among the nearly 150 signed books for sale is Slipknot by Linda Greenlaw, winner of the U.S. Maritime Literature Award and the New England Book Award for nonfiction as well as John McCain’s signed memoir, Worth Fighting For. Among the more interesting subjects are Handloom Weaving Technology, French Food at Home, The World of Beer Memorabilia, The Architecture of Paris, and Adventures in Edible Plant Foraging.

Unique to this sale is a collection of 30 Life magazines from the 1930’s and 40’s, featuring everyone from Winston Churchill to Roy Rogers and Trigger. Each is in a plastic sheet protector and priced between $3 -$5. Also available for sale will be a jazz aficionado’s collection of 150 CDs, from Diana Krall and Hoagy Carmichael to Starbucks and Pottery Barn choices, each for $1.00.


May 20, 2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Essex Library Association
860 767-1560


Essex Library Association
33 West Avenue
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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