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> Library Book Sales 2014

Ongoing Sales

New Hampshire libraries can have their book sales added to this list by sending info to Mary Russell.

September 2014

The Friends of the Philip Read Memorial Library, Plainfield, NH, will hold its Annual Book Sale on Saturday, September 13, and Sunday, September 14, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., each day. The sale is held at the Plainfield Town Hall, on Rt. 12A, in Plainfield Village across the street from the library. For sale are approximately 6,000 books, audios and movies. Hardcovers and trade paperbacks are $2 each and mass-market paperbacks are 50 cents. There is a table of specially priced treasures. A special treat -- The Plainfield Town Hall has a scenic stage set designed by American artist Maxfield Parrish in 1916. The stage set is displayed and lighted during the sale. View this one-of-a-kind treasure, which is listed on the National List of Historic Theaters and the National Historic Register. Parrish was a resident of Plainfield for most of his life.

Manchester City Library will be having a $10 Bag Book Sale on September 20, 2014 (Saturday) from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM in the Winchell Room on the lower level of the library. Manchester City Library is located at 405 Pine Street, across from Victory Park in Manchester NH. Just bring empty average size grocery bags (paper or cloth) and fill them up from over 10,000 available items. You just pay $10 per bag, as you exit from the sales area in the Winchell Room. We have many books on many subjects, both fiction and non-fiction. We have a good number of cook books, craft books, art books, biographies, history books, science fiction hard covers, large print books, children’s books and lots of fiction (hardcover and paperback). We also have VHS tapes, DVDs, 33 1/3 Long Playing records and other musical odds and ends; in addition a small amount of individually priced art prints. Available materials are a combination of donations from the public and items weeded from the library collection. Proceeds from the sale go to programs and projects at the library. Point of contact is Eileen Reddy, who can be reached at ereddy@manchesternh.gov or by phone at 624-6550 ext. 320.

Portsmouth Athenaeum Book Sale will be Friday Sept. 26, 2014 from 5-6:15 pm preview $15.00. Saturday Sept. 27, 2014 from 9am to noon. Free Approx. 8,000-10,000 books 30% hard cover Never picked over. Plenty of parking. Location of sale is North Church Parish house, 355 Spinney Road, Portsmouth, nh 03801. Contact: 603 431 2538 Or Carol.lincoln@comcast.net

October 2014

Stratham Library Fall Book Sale will be Friday October 3, 9 am – 6 pm; Saturday October 4, 9 am – 2 pm. Early-bird preview Friday 10/3 from 9 – 10 am for $10 at the door. ½ off Sale Saturday 1:15 – 2 pm. Most items $1 each. @ Stratham Municipal Center, 10 Bunker Hill Ave, Stratham, NH 03885. More info at 603-772-4346 or Library.strathamnh.gov

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