Special preview day at Sojourner Truth Library 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 May 3 -13. For the first time, a special preview day on Monday, May 2, will precede the sale. From 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., a much wider selection of books will be available. Hard covers will sell for $2 and paperbacks for $1 on the preview day.
The regular sale will begin on Tuesday, May 3, and will continue through May 13 during all library hours. Hard cover books will be $1, paperbacks 50 cents each. All proceeds benefit the college library.
Books at the sale cover all subjects and additional books are added to the sale each day. All books 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 nearly $25,000 for Sojourner Truth Library.
For more information about the book sale, about donating used books for future sales, or about joining the Friends, please contact Barbara Petruzzelli, assistant library director, 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 from 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.; on Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.; on Saturday from 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.; and on Sunday from 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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