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Dive Into a Sea of Books at the Jeffco Library Foundation & Friends Fall Whale of a Used Book Sale, Oct. 25-27

(LAKEWOOD, CO — Oct. 10, 2013) The Friends of Jefferson County Public Library’s Fall Whale of a Used Book Sale sails into the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, (15200 W. 6th Ave., Golden) Oct. 25-27. Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 25-26, and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27. Admission to the sale is free.

 
Booklovers will enjoy wading through 100,000 gently used books, DVDs, audiobooks and LPs with prices from 50 cents to $2.50. Seek out your favorite authors and discover new ones. Teachers, home-school educators and parents will find a plethora of books for their in-class or home library, and everyone can find holiday bargains for friends and fellow book, movie and music lovers.

 
“Each year, we look forward to hosting thousands of literacy lovers at our fall used book sale,” said Natalie Martinez, Jefferson County Library Foundation Executive Director. “Not only does it benefit the minds of our customers, it benefits Jefferson County Public Library. This sale alone is expected to generate more than $65,000 in support of library programs for children, teens and adults.”

 
Want to avoid the masses? Saturday is a great day to come for leisurely shopping without the big crowds that attend Friday and Sunday morning.

 
Sunday is Bag Day where $6 buys as many items as will fit in a grocery-sized bag. Be a good neighbor to Mother Earth and bring your own bag to promote our “Going Green” effort.

 
Bert’s Curiosity Corner has an eclectic collection of vintage books and an extensive assortment of books on Colorado and western history. These books are individually priced.

 
The Friends of Jefferson County Public Library Preview Sale takes place from 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24 and is open to Friends members only. Download the application at jeffcolibraryfoundation.org or join at the door.  

 
To volunteer for the sale or for additional information, call the Jefferson County Library Foundation at 303-403-5075 or email friends@jeffcolibrary.org.

 

 

 
About the Jefferson County Library Foundation and Friends
The Jefferson County Library Foundation and Friends work to support and enrich the capabilities, resources and services of Jefferson County Public Library through fundraising and advocacy efforts that benefit the community. The Friends of Jefferson County Public Library is a county-wide organization dedicated to enhancing the programs and resources of our libraries. For more information, visit jeffcolibraryfoundation.org.


Jefferson County Public Library

Jefferson County Public Library (JCPL) is the third largest public library in the state of Colorado. Our mission is to meet the changing needs of our communities by providing information and environments that promote personal growth and community transformation. A JCPL library card is the smartest card in your wallet, giving you access to an online library that operates 24 hours per day, seven days per week, a network of 10 libraries, a Bookmobile, a Traveling Children's Library and an eTrain mobile computer training lab, as well as books, periodicals, CDs and DVDs, audio and eBooks, and computer and Internet resources. For more information contact your local library or visit jeffcolibrary.org.