Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Big Charlotte book sale starts Thursday

Charlotte book lovers: Mark you calendar for Thursday evening, April 28, to get first dibs on some 30,000 good used books. The Friends of the Library book sale preview night runs 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Quail Corners Shopping Center, 8400 Park Road, where Blockbuster used to be.

That first preview night sale is free to Friends of the Library members. Or you can pay a $10 entrance fee. Proceeds will pay for new books for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg library, which has had to slash its books and materials budget.

Entry is free after Thursday. The sale runs 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, April 29; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, April 30; 1-5 p.m. Sunday, May 1 and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, May 2. On Monday, it's buy two books, get one free. Get more info here.