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Take Home a Bargain from the FOCAL Used Book Sale

Take Home a Bargain from the FOCAL Used Book Sale

It's hot outside, but the deals at the Friends of Central Arkansas Libraries (FOCAL) Used Book Sale are even hotter. Paperbacks are $0.50, and hardbacks are $1. The sale will be held in the basement of the Main Library, 100 Rock Street, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 25 - 26, and 1 - 4 p.m. Sunday, July 27. FOCAL members may enter at 9 a.m. on Friday and Saturday; FOCAL memberships will be available at the door. Teachers and librarians with institutional identification will receive an additional 25% off their purchases in the Main Library basement.

An early shopping party will be held at River Market Books & Gifts, 120 River Market Avenue, from 5 - 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 24. FOCAL memberships will be available at the door. FOCAL members will receive a 50% discount on "gently read" books at River Market Books & Gifts from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 1 - 4 p.m. on Sunday. The 25% teacher discount does not apply at River Market books & Gifts.

Funds from the book sale are donated to the Central Arkansas Library System and help provide programs at branches, book club kits, Summer Reading Club materials, and special Saturday programming for children at the Main Library. For more information about the sale, call 918-3000. To volunteer at the FOCAL book sale, email Angela Delaney, Volunteer Coordinator, or call 918-3095.