Beecher Community Library hosts annual used book sale

2013-02-21T00:00:00Z Beecher Community Library hosts annual used book saleFor The Times
February 21, 2013 12:00 am  • 

BEECHER | The Beecher Community Library is hosting its annual used book sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 673 Penfield St., across from the library.

This year’s sale will feature thousands of books and other materials (audio-visual) in all genres. Approximately 85 percent of sale materials are donated. Materials are organized into fiction, non-fiction, children, mystery, large type, etc., for easy browsing. Fill a furnished bag for $10, or purchase books individually at $1 for hard cover and 50 cents for paperback. Collector’s books are priced separately.

There will again be the popular Collector’s Corner which will feature a considerable number of rare and collectible items including the following:

* "Animal Farm," George Orwell, Harcourt, Brace & Co., copyright 1946 with good dust jacket.

* "The Moon is Down," John Steinbeck, The Viking Press, copyright 1942

* "The Velveteen Rabbit of How Toys Become Real," Margery Williams

* "The Literary Dog, Great Contemporary Dog Stories," edited and with an introduction by Jeanne Schinto

* "Ralph on the Midnight Flyer," Allen Chapman, illustrated, Grosset & Dunlap, copyright 1923

* "The Junior Instructor Book – A Treasure House of Adventure for Boys and Girls," original copyright 1916, revised 1940

* "In Search of Norman Rockwell’s America," artwork by Norman Rockwell, photography by Kevin Rivoli

* "Strange Customs of Courtship and Marriage," William, J. Fielding, The New Home Library, 1944

* "Stories of Christmas Carols," Ernest K. Emurian, with dedication: To My Mother, whose singing of Isaac Watts’ “Hush, My Dear, Lie Still and Slumber” is one of the earliest recollections of my childhood.

No advance previews are scheduled for this event. The book sale is sponsored by the Beecher Community Library Foundation, a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization.

Call (708) 946-9090 for additional information.

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