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Big Used Book Sale Starts Wednesday for Ramsey County Libraries

"Spook-tacular" book sales concludes Sunday.

Editor's note: The following information was submitted by Friends of the Ramsey County Libraries.

The Friends of the Ramsey County Libraries on Wednesday will kick-off a five-day  “Spooktacular” Used Book Sale at Roseville Library, 2180 Hamline Avenue N.   

Thousands of books, movies, talking books and CDs from all seven branches of Ramsey County Library, as well as private donations, will be sold.  Most items sell for $1 or less.

New this year, books will be pre-sorted by genre in fiction, several non-fiction categories, children and young adult books to make shopping easier for book lovers.

Sale hours are 3-6 p.m. on Oct. 24 for an exclusive “Friends Members Only” pre-sale.  A membership can be purchased for $20 at the sale.

 Public sale hours are:

  • 6  p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 24
  • 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25
  • 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 26 and Saturday, Oct.27
  • Noon to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28  - “$3 Bag Sale”

Proceeds from the Friends book sales and used book stores benefit Ramsey County public libraries in Maplewood, Mounds View, New Brighton, North St. Paul, Roseville, Shoreview, and White Bear Lake.

The Friends of the Ramsey County Library is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the libraries in making information, books, music and programs available to the public. Since its founding in 1979, the group has raised more than $1.5 million to support the county libraries.

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