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The Friends of the Youngstown Free Library will host its annual spring book sale from the evening of Thursday, May 4, through the afternoon of Saturday, May 6, at the Red Brick School Village Center gym, 240 Lockport St.
Current members or those wishing to join the Friends organization are invited to a "Members' Night" from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, where members can preview the offerings, plus enjoy light snacks and drinks. Those wishing to become members can join at the door or online at https://youngstownfreelibrary.org/join-friends.html.
Membership is $10 for individuals and $20 for families.
The book sale is open to the public from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, and from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Saturday features a "bag sale," where visitors can fill any bag they independently can carry when filled for $5.
Items will include fiction, nonfiction, children and young adult titles, travel, cooking, gardening, self-help, spiritual, literature bestsellers, and antique books. DVDs and CDs will also be for sale. Books are $1.50 for hardcovers, $1 for paperbacks, and collectible books will be priced as marked.
All proceeds benefit the Youngstown Free Library.
Do you have books to donate? Drop your donations off at the Red Brick Gym from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. or 6-8 p.m. Monday, May 1, through Wednesday, May 3. If those times do not work, call the library to arrange for drop-off.
Note: Textbooks, encyclopedias, VHS tapes, and any materials with mold issues cannot be accepted.