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Jul 12, 2018

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Midcoast Recreation Center

Midcoast Recreation Center, 535 West St., Rockport, ME 0485





Friends of Rockport Library giant book sale

The Friends of Rockport Public Library will hold their annual book sale from Thursday, July 12, through Sunday, July 15 at the Midcoast Recreation Center on Route 90 in Rockport. The giant three-day book sale will feature thousands of assorted books of all genres – plus CDs, DVDs, audio books, and more – on 100 tables! A dedicated group of volunteers collects and organizes donated books all year, sorting them into 40 categories for easy browsing. The largest category is fiction, with art, cooking, and mystery close behind. This year’s collection also features a good number of graphic novels and children’s board books.
The Book Sale begins on Thursday, July 12, with a Friends-only sale from 5 to 7 p.m. Members can preview the sale and buy a set number of books. It’s easy to join the Friends, and new members are welcome to sign up ahead of time at the Rockport Public Library or at the book sale. A year’s membership is $15 for individuals, $20 for families, and $50 for patrons and businesses. The Friends can only accept cash or checks for the sale of materials, and prefer that membership dues be paid by check.
The sale will be open to the public on Friday, July 13, from 8:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. On Saturday, July 14, the sale is open at 8:00 a.m. until noon and again from 1 to 3 p.m., when the Box O’ Books sale offers books at a discount. Any remaining books are available for free Sunday morning from 8 to 11 a.m.