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Annual FOL Book Sale

Annual FOL Book Sale

Published: April 05, 2022

The Catawba County Friends of the Library group is gearing up for its biggest and most popular fundraiser of the year - the Annual Friends of the Library Book Sale at the Main Library in Newton.

This year’s sale will begin with over 10,000 books and materials in good and clean condition. You’ll find a wide variety of fiction and nonfiction books for all ages, audio books, DVDs, and records. With the money raised from the annual book sale, the Friends generously support the library’s initiatives, including Summer Learning, author visits, community reads, and other programs that promote early childhood literacy, job and career development, technology tutoring, and personal enrichment.

Anyone who is a supporter of the Friends group will be able to get first pick of the books for sale on Wednesday, April 6, prior to the public opening. You can become a supporter with a suggested donation of $10 for an individual, $15 for a family, and $25 for a business, and completed registration, available anytime at the branches and throughout the run of the book sale.

This year’s book sale dates are: 

• Wednesday, April 6 from 3pm - 6pm (supporters only; applications available at the door)

• Thursday, April 7 from 12 pm - 6 pm

• Friday, April 8 from 10 am - 2 pm

• Saturday, April 9 from 9:30 am - 1 pm. 

Prices are: 

• Hardbacks $1.00

• Paperbacks 50¢

• Children’s Books 25¢-50¢

• DVDs and CDs $1.00

• Bag Sale Saturday $5.00

Don’t miss the chance to build your own personal library while supporting the Catawba County Library in expanding programs and services for the community. 

The Main Library in Newton is located at 115 West C Street, Newton NC, 28658.

For more information about the Friends of the Library, click here.