Friends of Stanly County Library Host Book Sale – The Stanly News & Press


Friends of the Stanly County Public Library will have their Spring Book Sale on the Library’s Ground Floor, 133 E. Main St., Albemarle.

The sale will take place from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on May 12 for members, with subscriptions available at the door. It will run from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. from May 13 to 14 and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 15.

This is an in-person book sale with restrictions due to COVID-19. Masks are mandatory to access the sale. Gloves and hand sanitizer will be available.

Occupancy of the sale will be limited to 25 at a time. If necessary during periods of high traffic, a time limit may be imposed.

From 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on May 12, Friends members with active and paid subscriptions have the option to purchase books at half price. Memberships can be renewed or purchased at the door. On May 15, books can be purchased for $ 1 per bag.

The book sale includes hardbacks, paperbacks, CDs, audiobooks, DVDs and more. Hardback books and large soft covers are $ 1, commercial paperbacks and children’s paperbacks are $ 0.25, children’s hardback books are $ 0.50, and books on tape, discs and DVDs are $ 1. There are thousands of books and other items for sale for all areas of interest.

Proceeds from the sale help the Friends of the Stanly County Library support public library services at all branches.

The Friends of the Stanly County Library was formed in 1992 as a non-profit organization to provide support to the Stanly County Library and encourage use of services, educating others about issues affecting the library and help increase literacy in the Stanly County Library.

Each year, the group sponsors special events such as author presentations, workshops, spring and fall book sales, and the children’s summer reading program. Membership forms will be available during the sale.

For more information, contact the Stanly County Library at 704-986-3755 or email [email protected]


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