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Big Book Sale Dec. 6-8

Post Date:11/20/2019 4:01 PM

The Friends of Chapel Hill Public Library invite you to browse and buy from more than 20,000 books, movies, vinyl, games, puzzles and more Dec. 6-8.  You’ll find unbelievable prices and selections all three days. All proceeds benefit the programs, collection and services of the Chapel Hill Public Library.

FRIDAY IS MEMBERS ONLY DAY: Memberships are sold at the door and range from $10 for students to $35 for families.  Or, you can go online now at and click on Join Us.

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND - Holiday Sip & Shop: The sale will close at 5:30 p.m. and reopen from 7 to 9 p.m. for a fun Friday night of wine, savories, sweets, and shopping among fellow book lovers. Two shoppers can sip and shop for just $25 payable at the door, which includes a one year’s membership in the Friends. If you are already a Friend, you and a friend can sip and shop for free.

SATURDAY & SUNDAY - FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC: The sale is open on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. will be a Bag Sale. Shoppers are invited to bring their own bags and fill them with books, CDs and DVDs and more for only $7 a bag.  

You’ll find lots of all kinds of books for children, young adult and readers of all ages including fiction, mystery, science fiction and romance. And there’s lots of non-fiction; biographies, cookbooks, gardening, history, hobbies, travel and more.  There are special book sets and art and coffee table books that make great gifts. Prices start at 50 cents for children’s books and mass market paperbacks, with soft cover books at $2 and hard covers at $3. Some specials may be priced slightly higher.

In addition to the big sale in the meeting rooms on the upper level of the Library, the Friends Book Store inside the lower level entrance will have thousands of gift quality books at great prices as well as gift certificates. Special Book Store hours during the Big Book Sale are Friday 3-5 p.m. and Saturday 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The Book Store is closed on Sunday during the Big Book Sale weekends.

All proceeds benefit the collection, programs and outreach of Chapel Hill Public Library. The Friends of Chapel Hill Public Library is a 600+ member non-profit organization of volunteers dedicated to supporting Chapel Hill Public Library. For more information about the sale and the Friends, visit         



Who:    Friends of the Chapel Hill Public Library

What:   Big Book Sale

Where: Chapel Hill Public Library: 100 Library Drive

When:  Friday, Dec. 6: 3–5:30 p.m. (Members only, Memberships sold at door)
             7-9 p.m.: Sip & Shop – enjoy wine, savories and sweets and all those books - $25 for two at the door. Members of the Friends are free and invited to bring a guest.

             Saturday, Dec. 7: 10 a.m.–5:30 p.m.  Free and Open to the Public

             Sunday, Dec. 8: 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Bag Sale – $7 a bag (bring your own bag)

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