TSCPL Friends book sale approaches

Amanda Narverud / Washburn Review

The 2012 Friends of Topeka and Shawnee County Library book sale will offer a wide variety of books to pick from. They have nearly 100,000 books ranging in genres such as: life issues and wellness, business and finance, and cooking.

Friends of the TSCPL is a not for profit 501(c)(3) organization that was formed to establish closer relations between the TSCPL and the people it serves; to aid, promote, develop and advance the operation of the library.

According to tscpl.org the prices at the sale are as follows: hardbacks, large paperbacks, DVDs and audio books – $2, small paperbacks, records, CDs and all children’s books – $1. There will also be  premium collection (books signed by the author, special editions and like-new fiction and non-fiction) that will be individually priced. 

The sale begins at 6 p.m,. Friday, Sept. 14 and ends at 9 p.m., for Friends members only. Members have the opportunity to preview the books and have the first choice to purchase. Memberships are sold at the door for $20.

The sale is open free of charge to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 15 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 16. Sunday is a bag day, when shoppers can fill a grocery sack (provided) to the top for $5. Cash and checks only are accepted at the book sale, and an ATM will be available onsite.

The book sale proceeds are donated back to the TSCPL for programs throughout the year.

The 2012 Friends of the Library Book Sale will be Sept. 14, 15 and 16 in the Agricultural Hall at the Kansas Expocentre. For more information visit www.tscpl.org/friends/book-sale