Friends of the Great Falls Public Library Book Sale
In preparation for the Friends of the Great Falls Public Library annual spring book sale, which takes place in May, they are now accepting donations. Donations may be brought into the library at any time during library hours. The group is also holding Donation Days to accommodate larger donations and/or to provide assistance with donations. If you choose to bring your items in on these days, you go to the alley entrance of the library.
The Donation Day schedule is as follows:
Saturday, January 31 10 am – 2 pm
Saturday, February 28 10 am – 2 pm
Saturday, March 28 10 am – 2 pm
Saturday, April 25 10 am – 2 pm
All donations are appreciated, but the following will not be accepted:
Condensed Reader’s Digests
Items in Poor Condition
The Friends of the Great Falls Public Library will hold its annual used book sale Wednesday, May 13 from 4 – 7 pm (This evening is for members only. If you are not currently a member, you may attend the sale by joining the group that evening for the $15 annual dues); Thursday, May 14 from 4 -7 pm, Friday; May 15 from 11 am – 5 pm; and Saturday, May 16, from
11 am – 4 pm on the third floor of the Public Library. There will be no cost to attend the sale on May 14, 15, or 16. Saturday will be Sack Sale Day. People may purchase a bag of books for $2 or a box of books for $5 on that day only.
The public is encouraged to attend the sale to take advantage of great used books. All public support of this sale directly supports the library. Proceeds from this sale support various library projects regular budgets do not allow. The Friends have sponsored a wide variety of programs at the library over the years, including Montana Repertory Theater productions, musical performances, and the Festival of the Book. The group has also sponsored book kits available for check out for book discussion groups, Wii gaming, interactive computers for the Kids’ Place, and a variety of other projects for the Kids’ Place and library.
Friends of the Public Library is a voluntary organization that values, supports, and champions the public library in ways that include, but are not limited to, advocacy, sponsorship, and organizing special events and projects for the library, such as this book sale. Members can choose their own level of involvement, either through active involvement or through membership dues, with both levels supporting the library and the community. For further information or to assist with the sale, call Jude Smith at the library at 453-0349.