WTL book sale

The Friends of the Watauga County Library will hold a three-day September Book Sale at the library, located at 140 Queen St. in Boone.

The Friends of the Watauga County Library will hold a three-day book sale at the library, located at 140 Queen St. in Boone.

The members-only day will be Thursday Sept. 16 from 4-7 p.m. Members of Friends will have the first shopping opportunity and anyone can become a member on the spot for as little as $ 2 for youth 16 and under and $5 for adults

The sale will be open to the public on Friday Sept. 17 from 1-8 p.m., and Saturday, September 18th from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.

The sale will feature bargains galore and an opportunity to build up a home library and stock up on books, DVDS, movies, and audiobooks for the whole family.

Hardback nonfiction books will be priced at $2; fiction, paperbacks, movies, music and audiobooks at $1, children’s books at 25-50 cents and magazines at 10 cents.

The Friends raises funds for the library’s collections, programs, services, and for staff education. Income from memberships, books sales, and other fundraisers provides over half of the book budget for the library, according to Monica Caruso, County Librarian. The Friends are a completely voluntary 501c3 nonprofit with a mission to support the Watauga County library and promote literacy.

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