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March Book Sale!

Camden Public Library Holds March Book Sale
Saturday, March 11 and Saturday, March 12

Camden – It is time to stock up with more books to get you through the rest of the winter whether you are reading by the fireplace or snuggling in bed! You can find these books on Saturday, March 11 from 9 a.m. to 5 p. m and Sunday, March12 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Camden Public Library’s March book sale.
This sale will offer a large selection of hard cover and soft cover trade paperbacks at $2 each on a wide range of topics including the arts, biographies, cooking, fiction, foreign language, gardening, health, history, how to, Maine, marine, nature, religion, science, and sports.
There will also be a large section of children’s books, hard covered books at $2 each; soft cover books at $1 each and board books at 50 cents each. Young adult books will be $2 each. There will be hundreds of paperbacks at 50 cents each, covering a variety of topics, as well as fiction by leading authors.
DVDs and CDs will be $2 each and VHS tapes will be 50 cent each and include movies for all ages, cartoons for children, how too topics, music and books on tape.
Volunteers are needed at the library at noon on Friday, March 10 to set out the books on tables in the Picker Room. Book sale chairperson Jean Freedman-White said, “We need people during the weekend to serve for three-hour shifts as cashiers and to refresh the tables of books during the sale. Volunteers are also needed to help pack up books at the end of the sale, on Monday, March 13 beginning at 9 a.m.”
“We are not accepting donations of books at this time because we are winterizing the book storage shed, but we will be accepting books again in April,” Freedman-White noted.
For information about volunteering for any phase of the book sale or for information on donating books, please call Freedman-White at 236-4885.
All of the funds raised at the book sale will be used to purchase new books and for children and adult programs at the Camden Public Library.

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