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Lit: Friends of the Library Book Sale, Central Library

October 17, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

The Friends of the Library Book Sale starts off on October 17 at the Central Library and runs through October 25. The hours are 11 am – 7 pm each day.

“October 17th, 11am-7pm: Friends Day Members only. Memberships available at the door. No strollers, please.
October 18th to Friday, October 24th, 11am-7pm
October 25th, 11am-7pm: Bag Day Bags provided. No strollers, please.

Hardbacks are priced $1.00. Paperbacks are $.25. Children’s books are specially priced, as are other items: albums, CD’s, videos, magazines, and… well it’s a very long list. Typically, there are more than 100,000 items available.

Each sale runs for nine days. The first day, October 17, is only for members of Friends of the Lexington Public Library. For membership information, see the membership application. During these sales, the Friends’ 10% discount applies only to items purchased in the Friends Book Cellar.

The other days of each sale are open to anyone. The last two days are special: Saturday is 2-for-1 Day, and Sunday is Bag Day. Each paper grocery bag full is just $2. (We provide the bags.)

The Friends Book Cellar is open throughout each sale with our regular great prices.

Gift certificates for the Friends Book Cellar are now available.

There are no limits on the number of books you may buy at the sales.”


October 17, 2015
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Central Library
140 E. Main Street
Lexington, KY 40507 United States