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Pequot Library's 57th Annual Summer Book Sale

Date/Time

Jul 21, 2017 to Jul 25, 2017
09:00 AM until 06:00 PM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Description

Find a previously-loved treasure for yourself and a friend at "The Best Book Sale in New England." Over 140,000 books, plus CDs, DVDs, and records can be found under the tents on the Great Lawn, parking lot, in the Auditorium, Reading Room, and Rennell Room.

All items sold are donated to Pequot Library. Admission is free and open to the public. Proceeds directly fund Pequot Library's over 750 annual programs and events.

HOURS & PRICING:
Friday, July 21: 9am to 6pm; DOUBLE the marked price
Saturday, July 22: 9am to 6pm; Priced as marked
Sunday, July 23: 9am to 6pm; Priced as marked
Monday, July 24: 9am to 6pm; HALF the marked price
Tuesday, July 25: 9am to 2pm; $5 PER BAG DAY!

Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express accepted. Help us save the environment: If possible please bring your own reusable bags!

Over 60 categories, including your favorites:
Art & Architecture
Astrology & Occult
Atlas & Dictionary
Biography
Business
Children/Young Adult
Classics
Coffee Table
Cookbooks
CT & NE & NY
Crafts & Hobbies
Diet & Nutrition
Education & Textbooks
Exotica
Family & Parenting
Fiction
Foreign Language
Gardening & Nature
Graphic Novels
Health Issues
History & Politics
Humor
Impulse
Large Print
Law & Crime
Literature/Anthology/Writing
Maritime
Military History
Music
Mystery
Old and Interesting
'Ologies
Performing Arts
Pets & Animals
Photography
Poetry
Recorded Books
Records, CDs, Tapes, DVDs, Videos
Religion & Philosophy
Science
Science Fiction
Self-Help
Sets
Sheet Music
Signed Books
Sociology & Anthropology
Specials
Spies/Espionage
Sports
Travel
Transportation
And more!

Rare and Collectible “Specials”
Rare and Collectible "Catalog of Specials" on website for buyers to purchase up to three (3) Specials in advance of the sale, at a premium of 25% above the catalog price. The advance sale will field requests in order of submission at 12:01am. Viewing items is by appointment only, schedule yours at booksale@pequotlibrary.org. The “Specials” Online Catalog will be available online in early July.

Featured this year and conveniently located in one room is a collection of vintage stock certificates (July 21 - 23). Not to be missed!

Parking:
In Pequot Library's parking lot, or the Trinity Episcopal Church* parking lot (on the corner of Pequot Avenue and Center Street), or in the Southport Congregational Church parking lot (524 Pequot Avenue and across from church) or, on the weekend, in the train station parking lot (400 Center Street).

*Trinity Church will run Parking for Food in conjunction with the Pequot Library Book Sale. Church parking will be available Friday-Sunday, July 21-23, 8:30-5:00 pm. Trinity volunteers will be on hand to collect food and cash donations in support of food pantries at St. Luke's and St. John's in Bridgeport.

Media Sponsors: Serendipity & WSHU

Please visit ourwebsite to learn more about this vibrant library, educational, arts and cultural institution. All classes and programs are open to everyone. For information: (203) 259-0346 ext. 15. Follow Pequot Library on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Pequot Library Brings Culture to Life!

Cost

Free

Location

View map Pequot Library
720 Pequot Avenue
Southport, CT

Additional Information

Sponsor

Pequot Library

Phone

(203) 259-0346

Contact name

Front Desk

Contact email

booksale@pequotlibrary.org

Region:

Fairfield

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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