Donations sought for book sale
The Friends of the Staples Public Library is seeking donations for their annual used book sale. Clean, gently used paperback and hardcover books can be brought to the library anytime during regular library hours.
The sale will be Friday, Nov. 18, from 1-5 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 19, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the library building in the city council chambers.
Volunteers are also needed to assist during the sale hours, prior to the sale to help set up and immediately following the sale to box the remaining books. Anyone interested can sign up at the library’s circulation desk.
The Staples Public Library is located at 122 6th St NE Staples and the library hours are; Mon., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Tue., 2-8 p.m., Weds., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Thurs., 2-8 p.m., Fri., 1-5 p.m., Sat., 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Proceeds from the sale are used to support library activities and reading programs for children, teens and adults. The funds also may be used to purchase furniture and equipment needed by the library staff.