If you’re looking for some good beach reading at a bargain price, check out the Friends of the Library book sales at these local libraries – and pick up a few CDs and videos, while you’re at it:
June 8 and 9, Orange Branch Library Book Sale. Held at 31300 Chagrin Boulevard (map). Public sale hours are:
- Friday, June 8: 1–5 p.m.
- Saturday, June 9, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
The Friends Benefactor Preview sale, Friday, June 8, 12–1 p.m., is limited to Friends of the Library members only. Books, videos, and CDs are priced at 50¢–$1.00, and children’s books are 4/$1.00. For more information, see the Friends of the Orange Library web site.
June 9 (Saturday), Burton Public Library Book Sale. Held at 14588 West Park Street (map). Hours are 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Books are 80% donated, 50% hardcover, sorted, priced 50¢–$2.00.
June 9 (Saturday), Mayfield Library Book Sale. Held at 6080 Wilson Mills Road (map). Hours are 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
June 30 (Saturday), Painesville, Morley Library Book Sale. Held at 184 Phelps Street (map). Hours are 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
Proceeds from the sales help support the sponsoring Friends organizations, who in turn provide funding for local library programs. And every purchase from a Friends of the Library Book Sale is an exercise in reducing, reusing and recycling.