The sale will begin with an "early bird preview" (with a $10.00 admission fee) from 10 to 11 on Friday, May 24th. The book sale continues with free admission from 11 am. to 3:00 pm on Friday, May 24 and 10 am. to 3:00 pm on Saturday, May 25. The sale will take place inside the Kent Public Library at 17 Sybil's Crossing, Kent Lakes, NY 10512.
About 4,000 gently used books will be for sale at bargain prices in the Kent Public Library Book Cellar. The friends have carefully sorted through the books donated to them, divided them into categories, and kept only the best for this sale. Adult book prices range from 50 cents to $2, with some collectible and first edition books at higher prices. Children's books range from $1 each for hardcovers to 6 for $1 for paperbacks. At these prices, you can encourage children to pick out a big stack of books to read over the summer. CDs will be on sale for just 25 cents each, or 5 for $1.00, and audiobooks for $1 each. There will be lots of DVD's for sale at $1 each, or 6 for $5.00.
The Kent Library's Book Nook is open throughout the year on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Proceeds from book sales year-round are donated to the Kent Library to help fund projects that range from free museum passes to the Battle of the Books summer reading program for school children, all of which support the library's mission to serve "the cultural, educational, recreational and informational needs of our community."