April 26, 2017

Spring Book Sale at Weaver Library


Weaver Library, 41 Grove Avenue, East Providence, will usher in spring with its annual Spring Book Sale on Friday, April 21 and Saturday, April 22 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday, . The sale will take place in the Champlin Program Room. Proceeds will benefit library programs, including museum passes and special concerts and events.

A Members Only Preview Sale for Friends of the East Providence Public Library will be held on Thursday, April 20 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Individuals who are not Friends can join for a $5 per person annual membership fee, payable at the door. All paid members are welcome to purchase books at this advance sale. Bookshelves are continuously restocked throughout the weekend, so visit more than once to see a wide variety of books.

Thousands of books will be available at very reasonable prices. Hard cover and soft cover books are $1; children’s books are 50¢; pocket-sized paperbacks are 50¢ or 3 for $1; CDs, DVDs and audio books are $1; and VHS tapes are 50¢. A special selection of books, including vintage editions will be priced as marked.

The Friends have made every effort to make your selection of books and videos more accessible and easier for you. So at this sale, you will find all pocket-size paperbacks displayed on a large red wire book cart. Romance novels are on one side and fiction/non-fiction on the other. And, to make your search for your favorite author easier, they are arranged in alphabetical order by author. DVDs are also displayed on a red wire book cart in alphabetical order.

For your convenience, books are sorted in more than 50 clearly marked categories in easiy-to-reach bookcases. Stock up on top-selling novels by your favorite authors, sorted alphabetically. There is a large selection of books for children, including hard cover picture books, board books, beginner readers and activity books. Also available are books for young adults, large print books, biographies and memoirs. Books on sports, art, music, poetry, business, history, cooking, health, humor, self-help, gardening, home repair, writing, religion, travel and leisure activities are also available, as well as comic books, CDs, DVDs and jigsaw puzzles. Questions? Call the library at (401) 434-2453.


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