The Friends of the Tavares Library is holding its annual one-day book sale Saturday, March 30, 2019 at the Tavares Civic Center, 100 E. Caroline Street, Tavares. The sale is open to the public starting at 9 AM. An annual Tavares tradition, this outstanding book sale offers several thousand books. More than a fundraiser, the annual book sale is a social event for book-lovers of all ages from throughout Central Florida.
The sale includes a selection of rare books, including several rare children’s books, fiction, non-fiction, children’s, CD’s, DVD’s, audiobooks, home and garden books, travel books, and much more. Hardbacks are priced at $3, paperbacks and children’s books are $1. CD’s and DVD’s are $1 to $4. Rare books are priced as marked. In addition, the Friends will be offering several non-book items for sale as well as special things on the “Fancy Flea Market” table. Non-book and “Fancy Flea Market” items will be priced as marked. At 3PM, the Bag Sale begins with all books being sold for $10 per bag, not including rare books.
New for this year is a Book Appraisal Service. The service will be offered by a professional book seller from 10 AM to Noon on Saturday, only. The fee is $5 per book.
Early access for members of the Friends of the Tavares Library will be held on Friday, March 29, 2019 from 2 to 4 PM for our “Books Among Friends” special event. You can purchase an annual individual membership ($15) or family membership ($25) at the door. Included in early access is the chance to find that special book before anyone else. Light snacks and beverages will be available at no charge.
The Friends of the Tavares Library, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering the goals of Tavares Public Library. Its mission is to raise and expend funds for materials, services, and programs not normally provided for in the library’s operating budget. All fees and sales proceeds will be used for the benefit of the Tavares Public Library.
To receive a list of the rare books that will be available, to volunteer for the sale, or for more information, contact: Gerri Prusko, (603) 303-7710.