BRISTOL â€“ The return for the annual Friends of the Bristol Public Libraryâ€™s Used Book Sale is slate for Sept. 22 to Sept 25 in the lower meeting rooms of the library at 5 High Street.
Items to be sold include over 8,000 gently used books, CDs, audiobooks and DVDs. Pieces range between 25 cents to $2. A collection of specially priced books will also be on display.
The sale opens as part of a preview night with a $5 admission from 3 to 7 p.m., Sept. 22. Hours following with free admission are Sept 23 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sept. 24 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sept. 25 from 9 a.m. to noon and then 1 to 2 p.m.
Books that are considered regularly priced will be considered half-price the entire respective Friday of the sale and when the sale closes Saturday a fill-the-bag option for $5 will be available for patrons between 9 a.m. and noon. Those items that are considered at a special price will not be available for the half-price or fill-a-bag options. Items from 1 to 2 p.m. on Saturday will be free, again, save for those items specially marked.
Masks are required for the event.
The book sale is considered the Friends of the Bristol Public Libraryâ€™s main fundraiser. Proceeds support library services and items that are not considered part of the libraryâ€™s standard budget. Items in the sale were donated by area residents.