Wesleyan community can book some time at a library benefit this month.
of the Wesleyan Library, a volunteer group dedicated to supporting the
library, will hold a book sale in the Exley Science Center from 10 a.m. to 4
p.m. May 13. The center will be filled with over 10,000 books for sale.
perfect opportunity to find research, pleasure, gift or treasure books at a
great price and build your own collection,” says Christina Trier, co-chair
of the Friends of the Wesleyan Library book sale committee.
Wesleyan’s first major book sale in 20 years. Books have been withdrawn from
Wesleyan’s four libraries or selected from private donations and sorted into
35 categories including art, science, literature, foreign language,
religion, biography, philosophy, politics and history. Some books are new.
start at 50 cents for paperbacks and $1 for hardcovers. Special titles will
be priced $5 and up or sold through silent auction.
handcrafted quilt made by library staff members will also be raffled that
sale committee co-chair Greg Petropoulos says this sale is a great
opportunity to promote the Friends of the Wesleyan Library, which was
revitalized two years ago.
the sale will bring together people who enjoy books, while helping to raise
funds to initiate special preservation projects or catalog currently
inaccessible collections in the library,” he says.
is open to the public and admission is free. For
further information about the sale and the Friends of the Wesleyan Library,
www.wesleyan.edu/libr/friends/index.html or contact Jennifer Hadley at
firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 860-685-3897.
would like to volunteer to help at the sale, please contact Christina Trier