Newton, NC – The Catawba County Friends of the Library group is gearing up for its biggest and most popular fundraiser of the year – the Annual Friends of the Library Book Sale held at the Main Library in Newton.

Known as one of the biggest used book sales in the area, members of the Friends of the Library are estimating 9,000 books, DVD’s, and CD’s in this year’s sale, ensuring every customer is sure to find a treasure for any reading level and area of interest.

This year’s book sale dates are August 11 from 2 pm – 7 pm, August 12 from 10 am – 4 pm and August 13 from 10 am – 1 pm. As in years past, anyone who belongs to the Friends group will be able to get first pick of the books for sale, prior to the public opening, on August 10 from 4-7 pm. The membership fee to join the group is $10 for an individual, $15 for a family, and $25 for a business. Membership forms can be obtained at the library’s front desk or at the book sale’s front door.

“The Friends’ book sale is a great opportunity for booklovers to pick up some good deals,” said Library Director Suzanne White. “We’re so fortunate to have the Friends’ support and advocacy, and community donations, and the book sale’s proceeds allow the Friends to support expanded programs and services for the community.”

For questions, or to become a Friend of the Library, email mylibrary@catawbacountync.gov or call the Main Library, in Newton, at (828) 465-8664. The Catawba County Friends of the Library thanks the community for its continued support.

The location of the Main Library in Newton is 115 West C Street, Newton, NC 28658.

For the latest in library news, visit librarynews.catawbacountync.gov or stop by your local branch.