Weaver Library hosts 'Big Book Sale' in East Providence


EAST PROVIDENCE —  Weaver Library, 41 Grove Ave.,  hosts “Big Book Sale” throughout the weekend.

The event takes place all day Friday to 5 p.m. and continues Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 2 and 3, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 1 to 5 p.m. each day. The sale will take place in the Champlin Program Room.

Sponsored by the Friends of the East Providence Public Library, proceeds will benefit library programs, including museum passes and special concerts and events.

Thousands of books will be available at very reasonable prices.  Hard cover books are 50 cents, paperbacks are 10 cents each or 3 for 25 cents, and CDs, DVDs, VHS tapes and audio books are $1.

Portable shelving units make everything easily accessible.  For your convenience, books are sorted by categories.  There is a large selection of books for children and young adults as well as top-selling novels by your favorite authors, biographies and mysteries.  Books on sports, art, music, history, cooking, travel, and leisure activities are also available.

Admission to the sale is free and open to the public.  For questions or more information call the library at 401-434-2453.


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