Book collectors and literature enthusiasts are in for a treat as the Friends of the Foley Public Library gears up for their much-anticipated annual Book Sale. This year's event, set to take place on …
Book collectors and literature enthusiasts are in for a treat as the Friends of the Foley Public Library gears up for their much-anticipated annual book sale.
This year's event, set to take place on Feb. 8, 9 and 10 at the Foley Civic Center, promises an extensive collection of approximately 12,000 books, along with numerous music CDs, DVDs and various other forms of media.
The sale event kicks off with a special preview for Friends of the Foley Library members on Thursday, Feb. 8, from 1 to 4 p.m., giving them an exclusive first-look at diverse offerings. Anyone can sign up for a membership and memberships, priced at $10 for individuals and $15 for families, can be obtained at the door.
The main sale event opens its doors to the public on Friday, Feb. 9, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., continuing on Saturday, Feb. 10, from 9 a.m. to noon. On Saturday, attendees can seize an opportunity to fill a Tanger shopping bag with books for just $5.
Situated at the Foley Civic Center, 407 E. Laurel Ave., Foley, this event is a cash and checks-only affair. The sale features a vast array of genres, including science fiction, art, children's literature, pop fiction, cooking, history, biography and large-format photo books. All items are offered at discounted prices, providing an opportunity for book enthusiasts to build their personal libraries.
The Friends of the Foley Public Library, a nonprofit, organizes the annual book sale as a fundraiser for the library and related literacy projects. Proceeds contribute to enhancing library services and supporting literacy initiatives within the Foley community.
Admission is free and open to the public. For more information and updates, visit foleylibrary.org/friends-of-the-library.
Support the cause
If you would like to help the Friends of the Foley Public Library continue to provide library services, you can donate to their efforts. Every donation, no matter how small, contributes to enhancing library services and supporting literacy initiatives within the Foley community.
The Friends of the Foley Public Library accepts books, CDs, DVDs and puzzles in good condition. All donated items may be contributed to the Friends of the Foley Library to sell in their bookstore or at their annual book sale. As a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, the Friends of the Foley Library was formed to help supplement the library's materials/services and raise the library's profile in the community. All donations to the Friends of the Library are tax-deductible, and 100% of the proceeds go to help the Foley Public Library.
All contributions make an impact, providing funding for author visits, genealogy programs, part-time library help, summer reading programs, movie and music presentations, library equipment and supplies, eBooks, software and mobile apps, as well as book donations to Foley Elementary.