Library's used book sale features quality books
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[August 23, 2013]
The Lincoln Public Library
director, Richard Sumrall, is excited about the annual used book
sale at the library. This event during the Lincoln Art & Balloon
Festival is a popular stop for people who want to replenish their
"This year's sale is special," Sumrall said. "We don't have the
quantity of books that are usually available, but the quality of the
used books is excellent."
The tables in the Pegram Room in the
basement of the library are lined with the best quality hardcover,
paperbacks and children's books that have ever been available. Many
of the books have been culled from the library's own collection.
Sumrall expects the quality of the offerings will bring out a
There is also a large choice of magazines, DVDs and CDs.
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Sumrall mentioned that the used book sale could not have been
possible without the help of the volunteers who took a large pile of
donated books and made a wonderful display in the Pegram Room. He
especially mentioned Nancy Saul, George and Inez Mitchell, Paula
Smith, Caroline Kiest, Matt Graham, and Susan Barry for their many
hours of volunteer work.
The library's used book sale runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
If there are any books left, the sale will continue on Sunday from
10 a.m. until 2 p.m.