CONWAY — The North Conway Public Library has its gigantic annual book sale on Saturday and Sunday, July 13 and 14. The sale will be held on the library's property on Main Street in North Conway Village from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on both days.
There will be thousands of books from every category: adult, children, young adult, fiction, nonfiction, antique and rare books, in both hardcover and paperback.
The nonfiction will occupy the inside of the library with a large selection of cookbooks, coffee table books, memoirs, gardening, knitting and quilting books.
Children’s books and all fiction will be outside under huge tents, with plenty of beach reading for your summer vacation. Thousands of paperbacks are available in the front of the library.
For the music lover, we have a big selection of music CDs; plenty of DVDs will help with entertainment on rainy days.
Altogether, the library will have more than 7,000 items for sale. The majority of books are private donations, approximately 90 percent; the rest are weeded from the library collection.
Proceeds from the sale go towards new additions to the collection.
The library is still looking for volunteers for the sale, especially for the setup on Friday, July 12, at 5 p.m. If you can spare an hour, contact firstname.lastname@example.org and you will have “first dibs” to purchase books from the sale right after the setup.
At this point, the library is accepting only CDs and DVDs for the sale. It cannot accept any book donations anymore.
“The library basement is already stacked high with thousands of wonderful books for the sale,” Librarian Andrea Masters said.
After the sale, starting July 23, the library will happily accept donations of gently used books again for next year’s sale and continues to be a drop off point for previously loved books, CDs and DVDs throughout the whole year.
For more information about the sale, go to northconwaylibrary.com.