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Book Sale at Books Among Friends
February is Black History Month. How about celebrating with new or classic fiction and nonfiction by African-American authors? And, though we’re still a few months away from winter’s final frost, February also is a great time to gather ideas and tips for your 2020 gardening and landscaping plans! Come on by. Books Among Friends may have just what you’re seeking, as well as other interesting new items for your home collection.
Book sale proceeds go to the Friends of the Durham Library, a 36-year-old nonprofit that helps Durham County Library fund programs, services, and materials. Its storefront shop, Books Among Friends, is inside Northgate in Suite 252. Enter the mall at entrance 8 near Foot Locker, turn left, and head down to the last storefront on the left before you reach the former Sears.
Saturday, February 8, 2020
Members Only: 10 a.m. – 12 noon · Open to the Public: 12 noon – 4 p.m.
On Saturday, hardbacks are $3, trade paperbacks are $2, small paperbacks are 50 cents, and children’s books are 25 cents to $1. AV materials are $1 – $4 and special books are priced as marked. The sale is open to the public starting at 12 noon. For early access starting at 10 a.m., purchase an annual individual membership ($15) or family membership ($25) at the door or online at www.fodlnc.org.
Sunday, February 9, 2020
Open to the Public: 1 – 4 p.m.
The second day of FODL’s book sale is Bag Sale Day, when you can fill a shopping bag full of books for just $10. You know it, you love it, and this year it’s even better with our new bulk discount. When you buy more than five bags, additional bags are only $5 each. So, the first five bags are $10 each, and every bag after that is just $5. Bag number six is $5. Bag number seven is $5. Number eight? Also just $5! The more you buy, the more you save. Come to the Bag Sale and get all the books you want at a bargain price while supporting the fine work of the Friends of the Durham Library. Plus, items amounting to less than a half-bag are half their original prices. Fill as many bags as you want!