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County offering community book sale this weekend


Booksale Bonanza, Nevada’s largest communitywide event for book lovers, is here! The sale is scheduled for through September 30 at 5205 Mill St., Reno (corner of Mill and Edison, old Excel Communications building.) The event is organized by the Friends of Washoe County Library, an all-volunteer organization, to benefit public libraries.

At this sale, the Friends continue their bargain pricing, with most hardbacks costing $1 and paperbacks at 50¢. There is a special section with vintage and collectible books, Nevada and the West and “nearly new” bestsellers.

There will be more than 40,000 items for sale, including children’s and adult books of all varieties, from bestsellers to leather-bound classics. Also for sale are videotapes, DVDs, computer software, cassettes, CDs, vinyl records, magazines and maps.

Sale hours are:
Monday thru Friday, September 24-28 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday, September 29 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. ½ Price Day
Sunday, September 30 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Bargain Day

On Bargain Day, you can purchase a bag of books for $6. Of course, you can choose your own books! Collectible and specially priced books are also discounted.

For more information, please call (775) 772-6297.

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