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Macon Friends of the Library Old Book Sale
April 04, 2019
NEW LOCATION! - Riverstreet Corners Shopping Center - 2720 Riverside Drive
The 2019 Old Book Sale will take place beginning April 4th and will run through April 6th, with a Preview Party for members on April 3rd.
General Admission Hours of the sale are:
Thursday and Friday, 10am – 7pm
Saturday, 10am – 5pm
There will be over 54,000 books in 75 categories, with free admission and easy parking. Cash, checks and credit cards accepted for book purchases.
The Friends of the Library's Old Book Sale is an annual event. It is an extremely popular event and people come from all over to get great deals on books for their reading or collecting enjoyment. If you are interested or know a group or organization that would like to volunteer, please contact them HERE.
Visit their Facebook page.
The Preview Sale on Wednesay April 3rd from 4-7pm is for members only. Folks can join at the door.
Donate Your Gently Used Books for the Sale
Why not clean out your bookshelves to make room for the books you buy at the Old Book Sale? It’s a recycling program that is fun!
If you are wondering what makes a book “gently used”, it is a book that is in good enough condition for someone else to read. Most of our shoppers avoid books that are water damaged, moldy or falling apart. The only exception is a book that is very old but even those items should have all the pages intact. We request that you avoid donating magazines or encyclopedias as they are not sold at the Book Sale.
To donate books for the Old Book Sale, bring them to the desk of the Washington Memorial Library or any of the Bibb County library branches. Be sure to mark your bags or boxes “Friends” or “Book Sale” so we will be sure to get them. You can also bring them to our workroom. The Friends are available to help unload books on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9am until 1pm at our workroom located at 2720 Riverside Drive.
Put the Fall Sale on your calendar October 23-26, 2019