Friends’ 2011 Summer Book & Media Sale

Book Sale!Warm weather gets everyone outside, but don’t forget your reading material for the beach or those few rainy days!   The Friends of the Hyde Park Branch Library’s semi-annual Book and Media Sale will be held Friday and Saturday, June 10 and 11, from 10am to 3pm, in the Hyde Park Branch Library’s Menino Hall.

Hyde Park Friends members are invited to attend our evening members-only Preview reception on Thursday, June 9, from 6-8pm.  Renew your membership or join that evening!

Sale offerings include hardcover and paperback books for adults and children, as well as videos/DVDs, tapes/CDs, and premium books for discriminating book lovers.  Prices range from $.25 to $1.00; premium books are priced as marked or your best offer!   This year is also the Hyde Park Friends’ 30th Anniversary, so look for anniversary specials offered daily during the sale.

The Friends will again offer tasty bits to refresh you while browsing our tables.  A variety of edibles and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for sale at our baked goods table.

Raffle QuiltLast but not least, the beautiful quilt currently on display at the Hyde Park Branch Library’s fireplace reading room will be raffled off at the end of Saturday’s sale day (June 11).  Tickets will be available at the check-out table all day during the book sale, or stop by the Circulation Desk to get your raffle tickets at $2 each or 3 tickets for $5.  Tickets may also be purchased by mail by sending a check made to “Friends of the Hyde Park Branch Library” and sent to the branch at 35 Harvard Avenue, Hyde Park, MA, 02136.  Good luck, ticket holders!

All proceeds from the raffle and book sale will be used by the Friends to support music and other programs at the branch library.  Programs at the library are open to all ages and free.