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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                   CONTACT: Ranjna Das         
                                                                                                                                                        (609) 267-9660

DATE: Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016                                                                                            Patricia Parente
                                                                                                                                                       (609) 267-9660, ext. 3081                  
                           

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY HOST FIRST BOOK/MEDIA SALE OF 2016
Browse Thousands of Items Feb. 4-7 at The County Library in Westampton

Stop by the Burlington County Library in Westampton Feb. 4 to Feb. 7 to stock up on some used books, DVDs, CDs, and more during the Friends of the Library’s first book/media sale of the year.

Shoppers will find thousands of items for sale in the library’s meeting room on: Thursday, Feb. 4 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Friday, Feb. 5 from 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 6 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; and Sunday, Feb. 7 from 1 p.m.to 4:30 p.m. In addition, a preview sale offered to members of the Friends group only will be held on Thursday, Feb. 4 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. (Become a Friends’ member at the door for $15 per person, $20 per family, or $10 per senior or senior family.)

The Friends have received an influx of donations since their last sale in November and the February sale will feature more than 7,500 books, the majority of which will be available for the first time. All books, both fiction and non-fiction, will be organized by category, and most will cost just 50 cents to $1 each. There will be lots of children’s books, as well as books about cooking, business, hobbies, crafts, biographies, music, self-help, religion, science and math, art, travel, science fiction, history and more. There will also be special-priced coffee table, art, and oversized books available.

Shoppers also will find a nice selection of music CDs for $1 each, as well as DVD movies and audiobooks for $2 each. And for those who want to carry their purchases home in style, the Friends will be selling logo tote bags for just $10 each and each bag comes with a $2 discount toward all book/media sales. Also, the first 300 shoppers who purchase items at the February sale will receive $1 coupons that may be applied toward the Friends’ book/media sale in June.

All proceeds benefit Burlington County Library programs such as the summer concert series, the summer reading programs, and the Museum Pass Program.

The County Library is located on Pioneer Boulevard off Woodlane Road in Westampton. For more information, call (609) 267-9660.

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