2006-06-29 / About Town

Library book sale starts on July 6

The annual book sale at the Jamestown library will open Thursday, July 6, at 7 p.m. with a paid preview.

Some little-used and muchloved volumes will be available at great prices. The admission will be free for paid-up members of the Friends of the Library and cost $10 for non-members. The sale will continue until

Saturday, July 22, at 2 p.m. Prices are $2 for hardcover books, $1 for paperbacks, $1 for children's hardcover books, and 50 cents for children's paperback books. There are specially priced books available, including a table of Jamestown and Rhode Island history.

The library can accept donations for the sale up until Monday, July 3.

After July 3, everyone is asked to hold donations until after the sale is over, and the library starts accepting book donations again in August.

Donations of materials can not be accepted during the sale. There are other libraries that may be able to take donations during that time. Appropriate donations include books, videos, DVDs, and audio cassettes that are free of dust. Do not donate magazines,

Readers Digest condensed books, textbooks or any item that may have gotten mildewed.

The regular hours of the Jamestown library are Monday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Tuesday noon to 9 p.m., Wednesday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday noon to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and summer Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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