Friends of the Library Old Book Sale (2019)
Think back to a time when Kindles, Nooks, and other E-Book readers weren’t common place. Remember? You know, when books had paper pages. If you fondly recall that time, then you are in for a treat at the annual Friends of the Library Old Book Sale held in Perry Georgia.
Each year the Friends of the Library Old Book Sale seems to get bigger and better! With over 90,000 used books and media available for sale in over 50 categories, you can bet you will find something you like at a very reasonable price.
So whether you are a casual reader, page turner, or a self proclaimed book-worm, come on out to the Houston County Friends of the Library Old Book Sale. You will definitely find something worth reading!
Book Sale Event Details
When: April 25-27, 2019
- Thursday, April 25th: 10am-8pm
- Friday, April 26th: 9am-8pm
- Saturday, April 27th: 9am-3pm
Where: Georgia National Fairgrounds, Georgia Grown Building (near the clock tower), in Perry GA. Use I-75, Exit 135, and enter the fairgrounds through the west gate.
Cost: $5 admission on Thursday (Friends members are free) and free for everyone on both Friday/Saturday
On average, book prices will be $1 – $2 with rare books costing a bit more. The books are half-price on Saturday if you really want to get a great deal!
Additional Book Sale Information
The event raises money for all the Houston County GA Libraries. Since 2005, through this activity and other opportunities, over $310K has been raised for and donated to the public library system in Houston County. You can help by donating used books (drop them off at one of the public libraries), volunteering your time to work this event, and/or helping out financially.
For more event details contact the Friends of the Library Old Book Sale coordinator at (478) 923-0128.
Friends of the Library are parents, educators, and people just like you who want to help preserve and promote our public libraries and encourage reading for both fun and intellectual growth. Take the time and share your love of reading with a friend or family member…it may become one of their life-long passions.
As Oscar Wilde once quipped, “It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.“.
If you enjoyed this Houston County event information, check out the link to find even more local events to peruse and add to your calendar. Have a blessed day! ~Anita ~