Preview day kicks off SUNY Used Book Sale
NEW PALTZ -- The Friends of the Sojourner Truth Library at the State University of New York at New Paltz will open their fall Used Book Sale with a special preview day from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, Nov. 28. Thousands of books will be available for sale in the library lobby. Hard covers will sell for $2, paperbacks for $1 during the preview. Books will be replenished continuously all day.
The regular sale will resume on Tuesday, Nov. 29, and will continue through Dec. 9 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 more than $27,000 for Sojourner Truth Library.
For more information about the book sale, donating used books for future sales or 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 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.; Friday 8:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Saturday 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.
Located in the heart of a dynamic college town, 90 minutes from metropolitan New York City, the State University of New York at New Paltz is a highly selective college of about 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
One of the most well-regarded public colleges in the nation, New Paltz delivers an extraordinary number of majors in Business, Liberal Arts, Sciences, Engineering, Fine and Performing Arts and Education.
New Paltz embraces its culture as a community where talented and independent minded people from around the world create close personal links with real scholars and artists who love to teach.