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Youngstown Library Friends' Fall Book Sale - Nov 6-8

by jpauly
Wed, Nov 5th 2014 10:00 am

Youngstown Library Friends' Fall Book Sale November 6, 7, 8

Clifford the Big Red Dog at New Story Time


Youngstown, N.Y. - The Friends of the Youngstown Free Library will host its fall book sale from Thursday evening through Saturday afternoon, Nov. 6 through 8, at the Youngtown Village Center Gym, 240 Lockport St., Youngstown. The book sale will also feature a new story time on Saturday, Nov. 8, at 11 a.m., when "Clifford the Big Red Dog" will visit the children.


Story Time: Saturday, November 8, 11-11:45 a.m.

"Children and families are familiar with 'Clifford the Big Red Dog' from books and the popular PBS show," said Charlotte Viscio Clark, President of the Friends. "When he comes to meet our local kids at story time, he will have some surprises for them, including a coupon to pick out a free children's book at the book sale."


Heidi Lauger from the Town of Porter Story Hour and Secretary of the Friends will read aloud to the kids and provide an easy craft project during the 45-minute story time. Clifford will then meet the children and be available for photos.


Book Sale: Thursday through Saturday, November 6-8

Current members or people wishing to join the Friends organization are invited to "Members' Night" on Thursday, Nov. 6, from 5 to 8 p.m. The book sale is open to the public on Friday, Nov. 7, from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; and Saturday, Nov. 8, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  At 1:00 p.m. Saturday, the "bag sale" begins, when shoppers can fill a bag (provided by staff) for $3.00.


The book sale, which is organized by Friends Director Jessica Streb, will offer fiction, non-fiction, children's and adolescent, travel, cooking, gardening, self-help, spiritual, literature, and NY Times best-seller books. DVDs and CDs will also be for sale. Items cost between 25 cents and $3.00. The proceeds benefit the Youngstown Free Library.


The Friends of the Youngstown Free Library has a membership of about 275 and is run by a volunteer board of directors. We meet every third Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Youngstown Free Library. For more information about the Youngstown Free Library, visit www.youngstownfreelibrary.org or call 745-3555.


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