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Charleston Library Book Sale

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From Friday, May 16, 2014
To Saturday, May 17, 2014
by Courtney

The Friends of the Charleston Carnegie Public Library are pleased to announce their upcoming Paws to Read and Paws to Give Book Sale to be held Friday, May 16 and Saturday, May 17.

Great prices on gently used books, DVDs, audio books, and music CDs. The books are sorted into categories such as Mystery, Romance, Sci-fi/Fantasy, History, Inspiration, Gardening, Home Improvement, General Non-fiction, General Fiction, and Children's books. Hardcover books, audio books, and DVDs will be priced at $2. Paperbacks, music CDs, and puzzles/games will be priced at 50 cents. Members of the Friends of the Charleston Carnegie Public Library will receive a special discount of 50% off of their purchases. You can become a Friends Member at the sale. 

The sale will open at the Charleston Carnegie Public Library: Friday, May 16, Saturday, May 17, located on the second floor of the Library, off of the Reading Room. Please enter through the main entrance on 5th. Help us kick off the Charleston Carnegie Public Library's Paws to Read summer reading program while donating supplies to help pets in need. Bring one pet supply donation for the Coles County Animal Shelter and receive one free item from the Book Sale. Limit 3 items per person. Every book sale purchase helps support the Charleston Carnegie Public Library summer reading program. Every pet supply donation helps support animals in need. Accepted pet supply donations (all must be new): chew toys (such as Kong toys), dog & cat toys (no stuffed toys), treats (avoid chicken treats & treats made in China), Purina kitten chow, towels, blankets, kitty litter, bleach, laundry soap, dish soap, paper towels, rubbing alcohol, & hydrogen peroxide. This sale is a great way to find some wonderful, inexpensive books and lend your support to your local library. Friends of the Charleston Carnegie Public Library sponsored book sales are held quarterly in February, May, August, and November. Hope to see you at the sale!

For more information, see the Library website at