2016 Spring Whale of a Used Book Sale logoGet your bags ready to snatch up some bargains at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds.

The 2016 Spring Whale of a Used Book Sale will soon be upon us–and we have some exciting changes to announce.

  • Preview Night will be Thursday, June 2 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds.  Only Friends can attend Preview Night and get first pick of the books, so if you’re not a Friend of JCPL, you can sign up here.
  • We’ll open early on Friday, June 3, for those who want to beat the crowds. Doors will open at 8 a.m. and, for a $10 fee, eager shoppers can enter early. Doors will open to the public on Friday at 9 a.m., which is free of charge. The sale is open until 5 p.m. on Friday.
  • Saturday, June 4, is half-price day for teachers, active military and Friends of the Library. So, don’t forget to your IDs, as you can’t get this exclusive deal without them! The sale is open from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturday.
  • Sunday, June 5, is bag day. Just $6 can buy you one grocery-sized bag of books. What a deal! Doors open at 11 a.m. on Sunday and close at 3 p.m.

Of course, Whale Sales don’t happen without the hard work of our dedicated volunteers. Want to join our awesome volunteers? Fill out a form here.

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