Sojourner Truth Library at SUNY New Paltz to hold used book sale
NEW PALTZ -- The Friends of the Sojourner Truth Library at the State University of New York at New Paltz will hold a used book sale at the library from Nov. 28 – Dec. 8. A special preview day will precede the sale on Monday, Nov. 27. On that day, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., a much wider selection of books will be available. On the preview day hard covers will sell for $2 and paperbacks will be $1. There will also be a selection of new, premium books selling for $3-$10 and CDs for $2.
The regular sale will resume on Tuesday, Nov. 28, and will continue through Dec. 8 during all library hours. Hard cover books will be $1, paperbacks will be 50 cents each. All proceeds benefit the college library.
Books at the sale, fiction and non-fiction, cover all subjects. Additional books are added to the sale each day. All books being sold have been donated to the Friends of the Library “Books for Books” program by college faculty, staff, students, alumni and community members. Since 1998, “Books for Books” has raised over $27,000 for the Sojourner Truth Library.
For more information about the book sale, about donating used books for future sales or about joining the Friends of the Library, please contact Morgan Gwenwald, library outreach coordinator, at (845) 257-3677 or visit the Friends Web site at http://lib.newpaltz.edu/friends.
The Friends of the Sojourner Truth Library is an association of faculty, students, parents, alumni, and community and business members dedicated to promoting and enhancing the university library as a shared resource. Sojourner Truth Library is open Monday -Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.; Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Saturday from 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.; and Sunday 1 - 11:30 p.m. Directions to campus and a campus map can be found at www.newpaltz.edu/about/directions.html.
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