The Friends of the Tippecanoe County Public Library would like to invite you to our December book sale at the downtown library branch. We will have many EASY board books, picture books, fact books, and story books, Junior Early Reader Level 1 through 4 paperbacks and short novels (JERs), Middle novels (assorted authors) and fact books, and Young Adult (YA) fiction and nonfiction books displayed in the main lobby of the library. Most children’s books will be priced at 50₵ each. As this is our Holiday Book Sale, we will have Children’s Gift Books and Christmas Holiday books for ‘children’ of all ages. These make great presents for family and friends. Our front table in the lobby will also contain holiday puzzles, DVDs and CDs.
Other tables in the main and north lobbies will showcase many types of adult fiction books, including Nearly New 2017 and 2018 novels. Romance, Large Print, Science Fiction, Christian Fiction, and Mystery/Thriller hardbacks and trade paperbacks will be in their normal places. In addition there will be Adult Gift Books and Adult Christmas novels in the main lobby. (Another section to peruse for holiday gifts.) The McAllister meeting rooms to the east of the south entrance will contain nonfiction books on various subjects. Of special interest to you folks will be the Children’s Education (K-12 education materials by subject matter), Education/Communication (variety of selections – STEM, NGSS, working with students, setting up learning scenarios), Reference, and Text Books. In addition, we will have ‘Old’ children’s books located on tables along the south wall. The McAllister meeting room also contains Biographies, History, Cookbooks, Crafts, Gardening, Biography, and other subjects.
The December Book Sale begins Friday, December 7th. It is open Friday evening from 7:30 to 9:30 for Friends members only. You may purchase a yearly, individual or family, membership for $10.00 on the evening of the sale. From Saturday (December 8th) through Monday (December 10th) the book sale is open to the general public. Saturday the book sale will run from 9:00 to 6:00. Sunday the book sale will run from 1:00 to 5:00, and all books will be half-price. Monday is Bag Day. The sale will run from 9:00 to 3:00, and a bag of books will cost $3.00.