Friends of the Sierra Madre Library Schedules First Best Used Book Sale of 2013

Press Release posted 1/13/13 – Vintage and collectible books and publications will be featured at the next Friends of the Sierra Madre Library’s Best Used Book Sale being held in the basement and back parking lot of the library on Friday, February 1, from 3:00-7:00 p.m. and Saturday, February 2, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Science Fiction fans will find a collection of 1960s and 1970s science fiction magazines which include stories by such noted authors as Ray Bradbury and Robert Heinlein.  The sale will also offer charming, collectible children’s books written from the early 1900’s up to Nancy Drew reprints from the 1960s.  A complete set of the Harvard Classics includes many memorable volumes from the past.  Music lovers will be delighted with a set of music volumes from 1909 and a set from 1918 both of which contain piano music and lovely period illustrations.

As always, the sale will include cookbooks, art books and coffee-table books on history and contemporary culture in beautiful condition as well as new fiction, including lots of mysteries.  Our Bargain Book Table on the parking lot offers good quality books at only $1 each and we have several tables of paperbacks and children’s books at twenty-five cents each or 5/$1.00.

These sales offer high quality, slightly used books that are culled from our library shelves or donated, books that you’ll be proud to place in your own library or to give to friends and family.  So come early and come often to see what treasures you can find.  Proceeds from the Best Used Book Sales will be donated to the Sierra Made Public Library to support program and equipment needs.  The library is located at 440 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. in the city of Sierra Madre and there is parking on the street and behind the library.  For more information visit our website at