Friends of the Stanly County Library to have book sale

Friends of the Stanly County Public Library will have its spring book sale on the lower level of the library, 133 E. Main St., Albemarle.

The sale will be 4-7 p.m. May 12 for members, with memberships available at the door. It will continue 9 a.m.-6 p.m. May 13-14 and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. May 15.

This is an in-person book sale with restrictions due to COVID-19. Masks are required for entry to the sale. Gloves and hand sanitizer will be available.

Occupancy to the sale will be limited to 25 at a time. If necessary during high traffic times, a time limit may be imposed.

From 4-7 p.m. May 12, Friends members with active paid memberships have an opportunity to shop for books at half price. Memberships can be renewed or purchased at the door. On May 15, books can be purchased for $1 per bag.

The book sale includes hardbacks, paperbacks, CDs, Audio books, DVDs and more. Hardbacks and large soft covers are $1, trade paperbacks and children’s paperbacks are $.25, children’s hardbacks are $.50 and books on tape, records and DVDs are $1. There are thousands of books and other items on sale for all interest areas.

Proceeds from the sale help the Friends of the Stanly County Library support public library services in all branches.

Friends of the Stanly County Library was formed in 1992 as a non-profit organization to provide support of the Stanly County Library and encourage use of services, inform others of issues affecting the Library, and assist in increasing literacy in Stanly County Library.

Each year the group sponsors special events such as author presentations, workshops, book sales in the spring and fall and the Children’s Summer Reading Program. Membership forms will be available during the sale.

For more information, contact the Stanly County Library at 704-986-3755 or email