There will be a used book sale on Friday, August 13th from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM and Saturday, August 14th from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the Mabel Boswell Memorial Library located at 201 Prickett Road in Bryant.
While the Bryant branch will be closed through Thursday, August 12th due to positive COVID-19 cases, they plan to hold the Outdoor Book Sale as planned. The sale is open to the public, and there is no charge for admission.
There will be plenty to choose from including fiction, nonfiction, children’s books, DVDs, audiobooks and more. The prices can’t be beat! Hardback books, larger trade paperbacks, children’s hardback books, DVDs, CDs, audiobooks, and cake pans are $1.00 each. Paperbacks, children’s paperbacks and children’s board books are 50 cents each. Coffee table books will be from $2.00-$15.00, children’s pop-up books and puzzles from $2.00-$4.00 and albums and magazines will be 10 cents each.
“We wanted to host an outdoor book sale in Bryant to let our Bryant patrons know that we’re back open and have books for sale at our location as well,” said Branch Assistant Manager, Rachel Wallace.
You can also visit the Used Book Store at the Benton branch located at 1800 Smithers Drive. The Used Book Store is open any time the Benton branch is open and allows patrons to experience the pleasure of a bookstore in Saline County.
This sale and the Used Book Store are organized and hosted by the Friends of the Library. Friends of the Library is a nonprofit group that helps with events, donations, and other aspects of the library.
Annual membership to become a friend is $5 for an individual and $10 for a family. A lifetime membership can be purchased for $100.00. Applications can be picked up at the library circulation desk. Members of the Friends of the Library get exclusive first access to materials donated to the library.