CHESTER SPRINGS — The Friends of the Henrietta Hankin Branch Library will host its Fall Book Sale October 17 – 20 in the annex of the Hankin Library. As with the last couple sales, shoppers expressed joy having an extra day. So, the book sale has been extended from 3 days to 4 days.
Materials for sale feature all genres of books including new novels, biographies, cookbooks, children’s picture and board books as well as CDs, DVDs and audiobooks.
Hours for the sale are as follows:
Thursday, October 17, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. – Preview night exclusively for Friends of the library. Bring your membership card or sign up for a membership at the door.
Friday, October 18, 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. – Book sale open to the public.
Saturday, October 19, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Book sale open to the public.
NOTE: Teachers only (with school ID): Fill a paper grocery bag (provided by us) with books for $8.
Sunday, October 20, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. – Fill a paper grocery bag (provided by us) with books for $10.
All days – Fill a Friends of the Henrietta Hankin Branch Library tote bag (provided by us) with any sellable items for $25 (while supplies last).
Major credit cards (American Express, Visa, Mastercard, and Discover) are now accepted for book sale purchases every day of the sale.
All proceeds from the event will be used for supplemental programming and materials for the Henrietta Hankin Branch Library. In the past year, the Friends group has sponsored adult and youth summer and winter reading programs, fish tank maintenance, new audio/visual equipment, new library signage, staff education, and much more.
Adult new hardcover
“Coffee table” books
Children’s paperback & board books
CDs, DVDs, audiobooks
DVD series or boxed sets
Bag of books (Sunday only)
“Our storage rooms are overflowing with terrific books, DVDs, CDs and other materials,” says Lenore Clarke, Book Nook Coordinator for the Friends. “We’ve got tons of great titles in all categories and genres – all identified in the space with helpful signage for easy browsing.”
Due to the success at the Spring Sale, the Fall Sale will offer a Teacher’s Day Sale to help educators get more books into the classroom without having to spend a lot of money. On Saturday, October 20, teachers with a school ID can fill a grocery bag provided by us for $8.
The mission of the Friends of the Henrietta Hankin Branch Library is to bring together citizens who actively support the library through advocacy, volunteer services, and fundraising. If you are interested in joining the Friends group, volunteering, or learning more, e-mail Hankinfriends@ccls.org or visit www.hankinlibraryfriends.org.