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Posted on: March 27, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Friends of Eugene Public Library benefit book sale coming in April

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The two-day annual sale benefits Eugene Public Library activities and events


Join in a beloved local tradition and shop for a good cause at the Friends of Eugene Public Library's giant Book Sale on Saturday, April 15 and Sunday, April 16 at Lane Events Center Performance Hall. The benefit runs 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. 


Proceeds from this all-volunteer project help support Eugene Public Library activities and events, including Summer Reading books and programs for children and teens.


Shoppers can browse thousands of gently used and like-new books, most at the bargain price of $2. Choices include fiction and nonfiction in paperback and hardcover, all genres, recent bestsellers and rare and specialty books. DVDs, audio books, sheet music, music CDs, vintage magazines and a large selection of children's books, DVDs and CDs will also be for sale. 


As an additional fundraiser, a silent auction will be held for three handcrafted Little Free Library boxes.


VISA/Mastercard will be accepted as well as cash and checks. Admission and parking are free. Organizers recommend bringing a bag or box to carry purchases. Members of the Friends of Eugene Public Library will be offered an early admission opportunity. To join the Friends, visit friendseugenelibrary.org.


The book sale is the Friends of Eugene Public Library's major fundraiser each year. More than 400 volunteers work on the event, many year-round. For more information, contact Eugene Public Library at 541-682-5450 or visit eugene-or.gov/library.


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