Book Sales & Fundraisers

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Book Sales and Fundraisers

    • 25 Feb 2017
    • Welles-Turner Memorial Library, Glastonbury, CT

    Kid’s Winter Book Sale

    Saturday, February 25th

    9:30am-12:30 in the Friends Room

    We have over fifty boxes of books DVD’s, puzzles, and games.  Hardcover books are one dollar; paperbacks fifty cents, and DVD’s three dollars unless marked otherwise. Please bring your own bags. We welcome donations.

    For more information, please contact Kelley Rodino or Wahiba Benkousa, Book Sale Chairs, at 860-652-7728.


    • 01 Mar 2017
    • 05 Mar 2017
    • Bristol Public Library, 5 High St. Bristol, CT

    The Friends of the Bristol Public Library will hold their annual Winter Used Book Sale from Wednesday, March 1st  to Sunday, March 5th  in the meeting rooms in the lower level of the Bristol Library, 5 High Street, Bristol. 

    This event gives the Friends the opportunity to offer for sale the books, DVDs,  CDs and other items that have been so generously donated over the last year. Books are priced from $.25 to $2.00, with specially priced books also available.

    Sale hours (with free admission) are Thursday, March 2nd  from 9:00AM to 7:00PM; Friday, March 3rd  from 9:00AM to 4:00PM; Saturday, March 4th from 9:00AM to 12:30PM.  

    Regular priced books will then be half price from 12:30 to 4:00 PM on Saturday afternoon.The sale ends with a bag sale ($5.00 for a brown bag and $3.00 for a plastic bag) on Sunday, March 5th , from 1:00 to 3:00PM. A preview sale (a $5.00 admission fee applies) will be held on Wednesday, March 1st  from 3:00 to 7:00PM.

    Proceeds from the sale help the Friends provide the Bristol libraries with items and services not included in the annual budget, such as the summer reading program for adults, teens and children.


    • 06 Apr 2017
    • 08 Apr 2017
    • Poquetanuck Firehouse, 87 Route 2A, Preston, CT

    Friends of the Preston Public Library Book Sale

    The Friends of the Library Semi-Annual Book Sale is fast approaching and we'd like your help!   We will begin  accepting your slightly used books and video media (no VHS tapes, please) in the collection box in front of the Preston Public Library on March 15.   If you have a large donation, please call 860-887-5828.   

    MARK THE DATE  -  The Book Sale will run on Thursday, April 6 from 11:00 am – 7 pm, Friday, April 7,  from 9:00 am - 5: 00 pm, and Saturday April 8  from 9:00 am -1:00 pm and will be held at the Poquetanuck Firehouse, 87 Route 2A, Preston.  As in the past, we will have a large number and variety of books and video media.  Saturday's sale will feature a special where you will be able to fill a bag for $3.   See you there!


    • 21 Apr 2017
    • 23 Apr 2017
    • Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT

    Friends of Otis Library Book Sale

    Friday, April 21, 2017 -- 9 to 10 am Early Bird Preview which costs $10.

    Friday, April 21 -- 10 am to 3 pm

    Saturday, April 22 -- 10 am to 3 pm

    Sunday, April 23 -- Noon to 3 pm


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