Friends of the Bedford Library Annual Meeting on December 2, and Holiday Book Sale

Submitted by the Friends of the Bedford Free Public Library

The Friends of the Bedford Library will hold their Annual Meeting this Saturday at 10 am in the Library Meeting Room. The meeting is open to members of the Friends, but new members are welcome to join at the door. The meeting will be followed by a Holiday Book Sale for members.

The sale then opens up to the public Saturday afternoon and runs through Sunday afternoon (see hours below). Special sale items include beautiful art books and other like-new gift-worthy books sure to interest collectors and book lovers alike. There is a children’s section filled with picture books, kids chapter books, early readers, and movie DVDs. A tremendous variety of adult fiction and non-fiction books will be offered including holiday books. With thousands of books to choose from, there is something for everyone.

 Holiday Book Sale Hours

  • Saturday, December 2nd 1–4 pm
  • Sunday, December 3rd 1–4 pm

 Why do the Friends of the Bedford Library have book sales?

Many members of our community enjoy sharing books they no longer wish to keep. Others buy our books and donate them back again knowing that the donation and eventual sale of the used books benefits a very good cause – The Bedford Free Public Library!

What is the money used for?

Used book sales by the Friends of the Bedford Library are essential to supporting many programs, acquisitions, and events at the library. These include Museum passes; the One Book, One Bedford program; iPads in the Children’s room; the Thursday night movie series and the media equipment that makes it possible; the amazing Sunday lecture series; meeting room and teen room furniture; and the wide variety of programs for children, teens, and adults that are offered free of charge at the library. These are just a few of the things funded by the book sale proceeds and the hard work of the Friends of the Bedford Library.

Become a Friend!

If you love our library – please join us. Come browse and buy a book. Or donate the old books you have at home for the next sale. Even better, join the Friends and you can help in two ways:

  • Through your membership dues, you support all of the continued programs and acquisitions that make our library special and welcoming to our whole community.
  • Become a Friend Volunteer! You can donate your time by volunteering to help sort books or work at our book sales.

If you would like to become a member please ask any book sale volunteer for more information and they will be happy to help you become a “Friend” of the library. Or click  to visit our membership site.

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