Donations and Volunteers Sought for Book Sale

1/6/09

The University of Scranton’s Weinberg Memorial Library is seeking volunteers and accepting book and tag sale donations for its annual spring book and plant sale on Apr. 25 and 26.

The library is accepting all titles of used hardcover and paperback books, including children’s books, cookbooks, fiction and non-fiction. In addition, the library is collecting videos, compact discs, audiocassettes, records and tag sale items. Donations may be placed in the boxes on the Monroe Avenue side of the Library, and will be accepted until Apr. 22.

This year’s book sale is scheduled for Saturday, Apr. 25, from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m., and Sunday, Apr. 26, from noon until 4 p.m., in the Scranton Heritage Room on the fifth floor of the Weinberg Memorial Library. The Friends of the Weinberg Memorial Library, the library staff and volunteers will conduct the event. Book prices begin at $1.00 in addition to specialty priced items. Flowering plants and tag sale items will also be sold.

All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Weinberg Memorial Library Endowment that supports library collections and services.

A special preview sale will be held on Friday, Apr. 24, for Friends’ members and Schemel Forum members.

For additional information on the sale and for those interested in volunteering, please contact Barb Evans in the library at 941-4078.


Press Release Contact:
Stan Zygmunt
Director of News & Media Relations
The University of Scranton
(570)-941-7662